The establishment of the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission arose out a national movement to create state based Access to Justice Commissions to increase bipartisan support for civil Legal Services and strengthen state level funding and public support. Given the unpredictable and generally decreasing levels of federal funding for Legal Services during the past few decades, the shift to state level support was essential.
Report of Public hearings on the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-Income Mississippians: Mississippi Access to justice Commission
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