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Making Justice Equal

The author analyzes the gap between the legal services that the less privileged has access to and stresses the need to improve the inequality in the legal assistance.

From the Center for American Progress article:

Access to justice is now more critical than ever. In the United States, Americans need a lawyer’s help for everything from avoiding an unjust eviction to preventing a wrongful conviction. Yet, effective legal assistance remains out of reach for the majority of Americans. The gap between legal needs and the services available exacerbates systemic inequities and disadvantages that will only grow over the next four years. This series examines the state of access to justice in the United States and how public and private actors can join forces to make justice equal for all Americans. Read more.