In states like California where roughly 44 percent of residents speak a language other than English, court interpreters are a key component to reasonably equitable justice. Just last week, we noted the backlog of California immigration cases had… Read More
The incoming chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, in his initial address to members, says he will push for “civil Gideon” legislation in 2016. The move would be one a high-profile boost to the idea of providing free… Read More
CCM publisher, Sara Warner, writes an in-depth analysis of the Sheldon Silver conviction implications in her latest Huffington Post blog. Take a look!
Embattled NY Speaker of the House Sheldon Silver was reportedly one of New York’s most powerful politicians for two decades running. The emphasis is on “was.” Following a three-week trial, the Huffington Post reports that on Monday a… Read More
A Texas newspaper reports that the number of unaccompanied children being apprehended at the southern United States border – I’ve dubbed them “border kids” – is once again on the increase. Reporter Dylan Baddor at the Mount Pleasant… Read More