Attorney Samuel Crosby recognized for pro bono work – Highlands Today

Highlands TodayAttorney Samuel Crosby recognized for pro bono workHighlands TodayEstablished in 1981, Pro Bono Service awards are given out to encourage lawyers to volunteer free legal services to the poor and to recognize those who “make public service commitments and to raise public awareness of the substantial volunteer services …and more »

Justice Center’s New Educational Equity Project Addresses Educational Barriers (utlawnews)

The University of Texas School of Law and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) are proud to announce the creation of the Educational Equity Project (EEP). The project will address the significant issue of educational barriers for low-income and minority students across Austin. The project is an expansion of a two-year partnership between […]

Poor get better access to justice with legal aid foundation, says Bar president

More poor people, including foreigners, now have better access to justice with the National Legal Aid Foundation which has so far represented arrested persons in about 75% of all remand hearings, Malaysian Bar president Christopher Leong said. Started in April 2012 with a grant from the government, the foundation has since assisted about……