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Providing Free Legal Assistance to low-income people of New Jersey

LSNJ

2014 Equal Justice Awards
LSNJ celebrates equal justice at its Equal Justice Awards Reception. Read More.
 

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LEGAL SERVICES OF NEW JERSEY

 

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LSNJ coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for their civil legal problems.

Through its work, LSNJ strives to secure substantive and procedural justice for those living in poverty.

Poverty Benchmarks 2014

Poverty Benchmarks 2014:
Assessing New Jersey’s Progress
in Combatting Poverty

What Is Poverty?

What is Poverty?
Measuring Deprivation in New Jersey

2012 Civil Legal Assistance Gap

New Jersey's
 Civil Legal Assistance Gap

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PROBONONJ

PROBONONJ has just been expanded greatly to better support legal assistance volunteers. Even if you are already providing pro bono services, please register on the site to take full advantage of the benefits it offers.

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POVERTY IN FOCUS

The stories included in Poverty In Focus are accounts of low-income people living in New Jersey, based on individual interviews across the state.

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POVERTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Poverty Research Institute (PRI) publishes a variety of reports concerning poverty in New Jersey.

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LEGAL SERVICES IN THE NEWS

10/23/14: Partner at Szaferman Lakind of Princeton receives honor (from NJ.com)- On Wednesday, October 15, Robert...

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09/19/14: Census numbers show poverty on the rise in New Jersey (from New Jersey 101.5) - Poverty rates in most states have...

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09/19/14: Pre-Obamacare Numbers Show Big Increase in Uninsured NJ Residents (from NJ Spotlight) - Number of people in the...

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09/18/14: Nearly 1 million people now live in poverty in N.J., Census says (from NJ.com) - New Jersey was one of three states that...

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09/18/14: Number of poor in N.J. spikes; Philadelphia shows small drop (from Philly.com) - New Jersey registered the highest increase...

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KEY LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

08/05/14: Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, the US Department of Justice has entered into a mutual agreement with the...

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08/05/14: The US Department of Housing and Urban Development entered into a mutual agreement with the State of New Jersey...

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