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Advancing Justice for All: The ABF/JPB Foundation Access to Justice Scholars Program

In this issue of Researching Law, learn how the American Bar Foundation (ABF) and The JPB Foundation are bringing together scholars from across the nation to help improve access to civil justice for all through the innovative ABF/JPB Access to Justice Scholars Program.

Every year, many Americans confront at least one civil justice problem. Affecting somewhere between half and two-thirds of        the population, these problems often pertain to basic needs such
as money, housing, health, and employment

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New Book Examines the Evolving Meaning of Civil Rights in America Feb 2, 2021

CHICAGO, Feb. 02, 2021 - A new book by American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor Christopher W. Schmidt examines the history of America’s fight over the meaning of civil rights.… more

A New Study Co-Authored by Shari Seidman Diamond Examines the Disappearing Jury Trials Jan 12, 2021

CHICAGO, Jan. 12, 2021 - A new study co-authored by American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor Shari Seidman Diamond explains the decline in jury trials and examines factors that can slow down… more

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