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PRESIDENT’S COMMITTEE ON ACCESS
The President’s Committee on Access to Justice is charged to
consider and implement methods for enhancing access by the indigent to
the civil legal system. Among other things, this Committee shall encourage lawyers to
provide more legal services to the poor, probonopublico, and shall work to obtain adequate funding for programs
designed to assure that the poor have access to civil justice, as
outlined in the State Bar Plan, adopted October 26, 1989 by the NYSBA
House of Delegates. The Committee shall
accomplish these objectives through all necessary and appropriate means,
including cooperation with local bar associations and other public and
private associations and agencies.
Principles of Leadership and Diversity for New York's Legal
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ensure that diversity and inclusion are a priority in how we conduct
business, practice law and commect with our communities.
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diversity from New York's civil legal service providers.
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