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According to the Legal Services Corporation, 86% of lower-income Americans received little or no legal help on their civil legal problem. Lower-income people suffer more from issues like evictions, disability issues, veterans issues, healthcare, increasing debt, and domestic violence. This is the segment of our population that most needs legal assistance. Instead, they are struggling with a complicated legal system and unmanageable lawyer fees.
The following are podcasts with professionals discussing different aspects of access to justice and what we can all do together.
Mark Godsey discusses his conversion to an advocate for the wrongfully convicted and his grasp of the psychology that consistently lands the wrong people in prison.
Deanna Van Buren talks about restorative justice through architecture and how peacemaking centers can help transform people and communities for the better.
Colleen Chien and Sarah Lageson talk about their research into the modern trials and tribulations of expungement, sealing and criminal records.
ABA Journal: Legal Rebels
Jennifer Keller gives an overview of her CLE presentation and Thomas Greene discusses upcoming projects and events for the Litigation Section.
Julian Rankin talks about his first encounter with Ed Scott and the meaning behind Scott’s story, which depicts the struggle for racial and economic justice in the Mississippi Delta.
ABA Journal: Modern Law Library
David McCraw of the New York Times discusses the state of the free press, the impact of new tech on journalism, and the challenges we face in the future.
State Bar of Texas Podcast
Rebecca Sandefur talks about why people don't ask lawyers or courts for assistance with their problems, how civilians can properly obtain legal help, and much more.
Mike Lissner talks about the pending PACER lawsuit, monopolies in law, and what the Free Law Project is.
Alice Armitage talks about what today’s landscape looks like when law schools teach technology and innovation, and what role they have in solving the access to justice gap.
Cat Moon talks about how to achieve basic design competence, some lessons on innovation and design, and what role law schools can or should have in solving problems like access to justice.