A recent Philadelphia Bar Association analysis recommended that the city invest $3.5 million per year to cover the cost of legal representation for low income tenants facing eviction in order to save $45.2 million in public costs associated with homelessness and displacement. The study found that between 2007 and 2016, 80 percent of landlords were […]
We all want fairness in the civil justice system. But how is fairness possible in a world where so many people cannot afford legal help? This short video provides an easy-to-understand explanation of what civil legal aid is, and why it matters so much.
Welcome CLASI Sussex County Staff Member, Tony Sierzega! Tony Sierzega earned his J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2018 and joined CLASI in September 2018 to fill a staff attorney position in Sussex County in both the Fair Housing and Disabilities Law Program. He is serving as a law clerk until […]