Tag: access to legal counsel

Fla. Creates Working Group For Civil Courts Aid

The Florida chief justice has created a 27- member “working group” to tackle the problem of unrepresented poor people in civil courts. The Tampa Bay Tribune explains that “… criminal defendants are guaranteed legal representation even if they… Read More

A lawyer makes the case for Civil Gideon

A big part of the border crisis involving unaccompanied minors from Central America is legal representation. If the refugees have legal representation, they tend to remain in the United States. Without legal representation, most are sent back. But… Read More