Justice Index Shows Court Fees, Lawyers Often “Out of Reach” for Poor

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The majority of U.S. states do not help people with mental illness navigate the justice system, nearly half do not provide interpreters for people with limited English skills and millions of people who cannot afford a lawyer don’t receive legal help, according to research findings uploaded this week into The Justice Index at the National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo Law School.

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