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Congressman Joseph Kennedy III Planning Access to Justice Caucus

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By: Richard Zorza, Attorney and Author of Richard Zorza’s Access to Justice Blog

Congressman Joseph Kennedy III (D. Mass) told us in a speech at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences last week that he plans to launch an Access to Justice Caucus in the House of Representatives next year.

This is obviously an important additional step in the now rapidly building of a new national support network for access to justice innovation and resources.  It joins the Conference of Chiefs Resolution, the White House Presidential Memorandum on LAIR , the DOJ Access Initiative, and the Public Welfare Foundation’s access work, as very significant additions to the group of existing organizations that have previously been involved in this work. Read More