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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.
Ryan Gentzler and Anna Carpenter discuss the ways data helps them advocate for fair policies and services for low-income people.
Attorney Dan Wade, coordinator of the Disaster Legal Services Program, and Alia S. Graham, program specialist for the ABA's Young Lawyers Division, talk about the immediate legal assistance provided after the natural disaster.
Judge Jonathan Lippman talks about his work and views on equal access to justice.
Michael Turpen discusses the ideals behind the civil Gideon movement.
Kimberly Hays talks about justice gap issues in family law and how they can be addressed.
Jennifer Parent talks about the NCBP and their focus on leadership, innovation, and collaboration.
Frank Stevenson talks about him stepping down from his role as immediate past president of the State Bar of Texas.
Tune in as the State Bar Annual Meeting 2018 continues with these next three episodes on the State Bar of Texas Podcast.
Joseph Crespino explains points in his book called “Atticus Finch: The Biography,” and how he got inspired to write about it.
Denis deVlaming joins us today to talk about important US Supreme Court cases and what their outcomes could mean for future criminal law cases in Florida.
The Florida Bar Podcast
Samantha Howell and Tristia Bauman discuss what lawyers can do to help, from recognizing and respecting homeless people they see to providing pro bono services.
ABA legends talk about their time at the ABA including their successes and the impact they’ve seen the ABA have on the expansion of access to legal services for all.
How to leverage digital media as a tool to guide conversation towards legal services for low income clients.
Kimberly Sanchez talks to John Pollock and Andrew Sherer about how the Trump administration’s attitude towards immigration is affecting change and the local-level governmental response.