Civil Gideon

Publicity about the Coalition's Report

  • On July 15, 2014, an article entitled New law gives legal aid for the poor a boost, written by Mary Wilson, Capitol Bureau Chief, was published in witf’s State House Sound Bites.

  • On July 1, 2014, Senator Greenleaf, Judge Harhut and Sam Milkes appeared on the WITF Smart Talk radio show to discuss the access to justice hearings held last year by the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Coalition’s 2014 report and recommendations. You may listen to a delayed broadcast at

  • An op-ed, Too many Pennsylvanians face their legal troubles alone, written by the Coalition’s tri-chairs about the Coalition’s report and recommendations was published on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in the Philadelphia Inquirer editorial section. A letter in response to the op-ed, Lawyering for entire city's betterment, written by Len Rieser, was published in the editorial section of the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 26, 2014.

  • On June 1, 2014, an article titled Access to Justice Panel Urged for PA, written by Joseph A. Sullivan, special counsel and director of pro bono programs at Pepper Hamilton, LLP, and co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Civil Gideon and Access to Justice Coalition, was published in the June 2014 edition of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter.

  • On May 12, 2014, an article written by Kim Lyons, Pennsylvania leaders explore provision for 'civil Gideon', appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

  • May 7, 2014, an article entitled "$50 Million More Requested for Civil Legal Aid Funding", by P.J. D'Annunzio, was published by The Legal Intelligencer.

  • May 7, 2014, a story about the Coalition's Report that was written by Jim Boyle and published in The Pennsylvania Record is available here.

  • Click here to view the video recording of the Pennsylvania Civil Legal Aid Coalition presentation of their report, Toward Equal Justice for All, to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 6, 2014.

Publicity from the October 29th Hearing:

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