NY civil legal aid hearings invoke right to counsel

01/01/2013, Court Rule or Initiative, All Basic Human Needs

At hearings convened by NY Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, advocates testified about the civil access to justice crisis and civil right to counsel. More information is below, including some material from Judge Lippman.


  • Jonathan Lippman, New York's Template to Address the Crisis in Civil Legal Services, 7 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 13 (Winter 2013).

  • Jonathan Lippman, Remarks at the Central Synagogue on Lexington Ave. in New York City: "Justice, Justice, Shall You Pursue:" The Chief Judge's Perspective on Justice and Jewish Values (Feb. 5, 2010).

  • WCNY New York, The Capital Pressroom (Sept. 27, 2009).
  • Dan Wiessner, Chief Judge Announces New Foreclosure Court Part in State of Judiciary Speech, Thomson Reuters (Feb. 14, 2012).