Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Comment on crisis re access to representation
Tort Deform Blog has published a short comment on the crisis regarding lack of access to legal representation in civil cases. Among other things, it points out that "although 50 percent of New Mexicans qualify for Legal Aid services based on income, the entire state has only 43 attorneys working for Legal Aid." This is very troubling. See the full comment here.