Barriers to Justice: the 2018 Oregon Civil Legal Needs Study Published

Oregon Law Foundation

With the support of the Oregon Department of Justice, the 2018 Civil Legal Needs Study was commissioned by the Oregon Law Foundation, Oregon State Bar, Oregon Judicial Department, Campaign for Equal Justice, Legal Aid Services of Oregon, and the Oregon Law Center to assess the current ability of low-income individuals to access the civil justice system. This process began two years ago, and today Barriers to Justice, the report on the 2018 Oregon Civil Legal Needs Study is available.

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Civil legal problems are widespread, legal problems multiply, and the need for legal aid outpaces resources.

We can and must do better.