April 2021 Bar Bulletin
By Anne Daly
In our legal community, we often talk about “Access to Justice” as a principle to which we all aspire and need to ensure. Very often, our conversations on Access to Justice focus on the delivery and availability of legal services to low income individuals. Are we duplicating services? Are we providing the right services? Are we serving all communities impacted by poverty and marginalization? Are staff and volunteers appropriately trained? Are we gathering the right data to measure who is being served; how they are being served and capturing how dollars are being spent?
These are all important and necessary questions. However,...