in 2018, the current administration quietly closed the Justice Department's Access to Justice Office. A group of lawmakers are currently working to reopen this office.
"The reality is that the federal government's response needs to be more holistic with respect to the legal needs of low-income and underrepresented people," she said. "Not having an office considering the issue of access to justice right now is a problem." - Maha Jweied, final ATJ acting director
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