INTERACTIVE MAP

Interactive Map

Our interactive map allows you to see recent activity, established rights to counsel, NCCRC involvement, and NCCRC presence by state.

Without a lawyer, I could lose access to my child.
"I'm a good mother; I'm a lousy lawyer." - Unrepresented custody plaintiff in King v. King
Without a lawyer, I could lose access to my housing.
Without a lawyer, I could lose access to my income.

Did you know...

that the National Center for State Courts found that three-quarters of all civil cases involve at least one unrepresented party?  As The Lawyerist astutely observed, “This isn’t a [justice] gap.  It’s a chasm.”

About

The NCCRC works to expand recognition and implementation of the right to counsel for indigent litigants in civil cases involving basic human needs. The 2016 Annual Report of the Public Justice Center (our host organization) discusses the NCCRC.

Bibliographies

Want to find out about practically everything (media story, study/report, law review article, etc.) that's ever been written about the civiil right to counsel?  You'll find it in our bibliographies.