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    • Incarceration's front door : the misuse of jails in America 

      Vera Institute of Justice; Subramanian, Ram; Delaney, Ruth Elizabeth; Roberts, Stephen; Fishman, Nancy; McGarry, Peggy (Vera Institute of Justice, 2015-02-11)
      Local jails, which exist in nearly every town and city in America, are built to hold people deemed too dangerous to release pending trial or at high risk of flight. This, however, is no longer primarily what jails do or ...
    • D.C. Prisoners: Conditions of Confinement in the District of Columbia 

      Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs; Covington & Burling LLP (Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and Covington & Burling LLP, 2015-06-11)
      The appalling conditions of confinement in D.C. prison facilities, especially in light of their disproportionate impact on African-Americans, are a key criminal justice and civil rights issue in Washington DC. This is the ...
    • The Global Poverty Consensus Report 

      Academics Stand Against Poverty; Comparative Research Program on Poverty; Cimadamore, Alberto D.; Lange, Lynda (2015-09)
      The Global Poverty Consensus Report (GPCR) is an ongoing joint project initiated by Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) and supported by the Comparative Research Program on Poverty (CROP). The goal of this preliminary ...
    • The National Consumer Law Center From Its Birth to 2013 

      Budnitz, Mark Elliott (2015-11-01)
      The article describes, analyzes and evaluates the role played by the National Consumer Law Center, a public interest law firm dedicated to promoting the legal rights of low income consumers, in the development of consumer ...
    • Civil Legal Aid in the United States: An Update 

      Houseman, Alan (2015-12)
      Included are Alan Houseman's biannual reports to the ILAG for 2015 and 2017. 1. Update for 2017: This Update is based on the National Report for the United States prepared for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) ...
    • State Level Advocacy: Development and Growth 

      Houseman, Alan (2016-11)
      Alan Houseman prepared this background paper for the panel on: State Poverty Advocacy: Its History and Future at the 2016 NLADA annual meeting in Indianapolis.