Resources for Civil Legal Aid Attorneys
Why Represent People with Records?
- As legal services attorneys our mission is to use legal tools to help the most vulnerable and oppressed in our society meet their basic needs. This article lays out arguments for the representation of clients with criminal records.
Legal Services Restrictions
Although barred from representing individuals who are incarcerated and from providing direct representation on questions of guilt or innocence in criminal cases, LSC-funded lawyers can handle many reentry law issues. For more details, see the following materials.
- The Resource Center provides assistance to the prisoner reentry field through education, training, and technical assistance. Established by the Second Chance Act.