Fordham Launches Effort to Promote Access to Justice


Fordham Law’s national launch event for the Access to Justice Initiative on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 was mentioned in a New York Law Journal article.


The panel marked the launch of the law school’s new access to justice initiative and the relocation of the National Center for Access to Justice—an independent nonprofit that utilizes data to improve the justice system—to Fordham from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. The center had been housed at Cardozo for the past five years.

Former New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman delivered remarks on the intersection of the civil and criminal access to justice movements, which are often treated as separate, followed by a discussion of how to apply the lessons learned from the success of civil justice reform to improve the criminal justice system.


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