Legal aid lawyers and public defenders have played key roles in many major cases at the state level. These cases have protected the interests and rights of the poor through judicial decisions. This website compiles key cases in lists that are easy to filter and search.
Federal first: Due to limited resources, the Consortium has started with federal cases, mostly from the US Supreme Court.
We also invite suggestions for additional state cases, civil and criminal, that meet our criteria and that we may consider adding.
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