Wisconsin received its annual report card in the latest Justice Index, an assessment tool developed by the National Center for Access to Justice.
Here is a great example of how to explain what civil legal aid is and why it’s so important. It’s a network of resources that help make justice available to everyone, not just those who can afford to pay for it. The video was produced by the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation and is distributed with assistance from Voices for Civil Justice and the Kresge Foundation.
The Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission’s recent adoption of statements on its Mission and Core Values comes at a turning point for Wisconsin. Together, the statements of mission, core values and essential capacities articulate how the Commission will approach the array of proposals and challenges it faces as it works to expand access to justice in Wisconsin’s civil legal system. Formal work on these statements began at the Commission’s November board meeting