Breaking Poverty Barriers to Equal Justice

Training Project: Modules, Companion Guidebook and Accompanying Materials

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An Introduction to Breaking Poverty Barriers to Equal Justice
by Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Lillehaug (3:01)


Module 1
Understanding Poverty From An Insider's Perspective:
Why It's Essential to Breaking Poverty Barriers to Equal Justice (21:25)


Module 2
Defining Poverty and Understanding Its Impacts on Justice:
The Experiences of Those in Poverty in Our Society and in Our Legal System (47:40)


Module 3
Examining Assumptions About Poverty:
How Universal Access to Justice Depends on
Legal Professionals Being Able to See and Suspend Judgments of "Other" (14:17)


Module 4
Improving Communication Across Poverty:
Overcoming Other Barriers to Equal Justice When Serving People from Poverty (28:19)


Module 5
Five Keys to Better Serve Your Client:
Suggestions for Legal Professionals and Courts (13:52)

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