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Justice for all means having access to a lawyer

By Associate Dean Deirdre Smith, Director of the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic

Every year thousands of Mainers face major legal problems on their own, without the help of a lawyer. While our indigent defense system for serious criminal matters has received recent attention, we should not overlook the other part of the legal system where Mainers do not always receive the help they need — our civil justice system. Read More.