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Pro Bono Law School Challenge benefits mentor, law student and clients

Pro Bono Law School Challenge benefits mentor, law student and clients 2000 1125 csr_lgles

After scouring the internet for legal help and finding the cost of a bankruptcy lawyer overwhelming, an elderly couple approached Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF). What might have seemed…

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Poor to get free govt legal aid on NRC

Poor to get free govt legal aid on NRC 2000 1125 csr_lgles

GUWAHATI: The Assam government said on Tuesday said it will bear the legal expenses of needy people excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) so that they can…

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SUCCESS STORY FROM NIGERIA: Janet Gbam, a champion lawyer in pro bono legal service for underprivileged people

SUCCESS STORY FROM NIGERIA: Janet Gbam, a champion lawyer in pro bono legal service for underprivileged people 2000 1125 csr_lgles

Thomas Jefferson, one of the Fathers of the American Democracy stated: ‘‘The most sacred of the duties of a government is to do equal and impartial justice to all its…

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How Climate Change Is Fueling Extreme Weather

How Climate Change Is Fueling Extreme Weather 2000 1125 csr_lgles

The spike in global temperatures is contributing to climate disasters that will only get worse unless we take action. Across the globe, extreme weather is becoming the new normal. Torrential…

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A global justice initiative

A global justice initiative 2000 1125 csr_lgles

Tenants who fought Minneapolis landlord for years get a windfall They endured years of infestation and disrepair before the settlements Vanessa Del Campo was overwhelmed by the ongoing battle against…

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Walk for justice: Caring about access to justice in a time of cuts

Walk for justice: Caring about access to justice in a time of cuts 2000 1125 csr_lgles

Introduced in 2012, the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) sweeping cuts have impacted the sector hugely; access to justice is arguably being treated as no longer…

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New ABA pro bono program gives Mary Ryan a firsthand look at immigration at the border

New ABA pro bono program gives Mary Ryan a firsthand look at immigration at the border 2000 1125 csr_lgles

Mary Ryan didn’t expect to see a “know your rights” presentation during dinner. Ryan was in Texas in April as part of the ABA Commission on Immigration’s first organized pro…

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Paul C. Doyle Children’s Advocacy Award presented to Americans for Immigrant Justice

Paul C. Doyle Children’s Advocacy Award presented to Americans for Immigrant Justice 2000 1125 csr_lgles

For its work to reunite children in immigration detention centers with their families, Americans for Immigrant Justice (AIJ) has been awarded the Paul C. Doyle Children’s Advocacy Award. The award,…

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On River’s Banks, Tribe Defends Its Heritage from Mining Threats

On River’s Banks, Tribe Defends Its Heritage from Mining Threats 2000 1125 csr_lgles

The Back Forty Mine will pollute a pristine river and desecrate sacred sites of the Menominee Tribe. It’s no accident that the river that divides the places known today as…

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EJW Fellow lays foundation for change in rural immigrant neighborhoods

EJW Fellow lays foundation for change in rural immigrant neighborhoods 2000 1125 csr_lgles

Passionate about sparking change for immigrant and migrant families, Joseph Cordova, a 2018-20 Florida Bar Foundation-sponsored Equal Justice Works Fellow, practices community lawyering near south Putnam and northwest Volusia Counties.…

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