Civil Legal Services

Today the Department of Justice announced that it has issued a letter to chief justices and administrators of state courts regarding their obligation to provide oral interpretation, written translation and other lan

Author/Organization: Phyllis E. Mann
Publication Date: 08/17/2010

Justice Department letter to chief justices and administrators of state courts clarifying the obligation of courts that receive federal financial assistance to provide oral interpretation, written translation and other language services to people who are limited English proficient (LEP).

Author/Organization: U.S. Department of Justice
Publication Date: 08/16/2010

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On July 26, 2010, Laurence Tribe, Senior Counsel for the United States Department of Justice, Access to Justice Initiative, delivered an important speech to the

Author/Organization: David Carroll
Publication Date: 07/27/2010

On July 26, 2010, Laurence Tribe, Senior Counsel for the United States Department of Justice, Access to Justice Initiative spoke to the Conference of Chief Justices at their annual conference in Vail, Colorado. The speech highlights the failure of our state courts to protect fairness for people of insufficient means in both the civil and criminal courts. Specific recommendations are made regarding what Chief Justices should do.

Author/Organization: Laurence Tribe
Publication Date: 07/26/2010

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