Survey: Americans overwhelmingly support right to counsel in civil cases

09/12/2017, Report, All Basic Human Needs

Voices for Civil Justice, which works to increase the profile of civil legal aid in the media, conducted a survey of voters as well as the legal community to gather their feelings about different approaches to closing the access to justice gap.  In the survey, the right to counsel concept tested extremely strongly with the public, as shown below:


Voices for Civil Justice survey snapshot