Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Albert S. Dandridge III of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis. Albert S. Dandridge III of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis.

 At its mid-year meeting in February, the American Bar Association adopted Resolution 114, an important right-to-counsel measure intended to ensure that counsel will be provided as a matter of right to low-income persons in all proceedings that may result in a loss of physical liberty. The resolution was adopted basically unopposed. The ABA addressed a perceived gap in its existing policy on the right to counsel in civil cases. In 2006, the ABA adopted Resolution 112A calling upon federal and state governments to provide counsel for low-income individuals at public expense when basic human needs are at stake. The resolution suggested five areas of need—shelter, sustenance, safety, health and child custody—but recommended that each jurisdiction determine the basic human needs requiring counsel.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


General Counsel Summit (GCS) 2020Event

General Counsel Summit is the premier event for in-house counsel, hosting esteemed legal minds from all sectors of the economy.

Get More Information

General Counsel Conference 2020Event

General Counsel Conference addresses trends in regulatory, data protection, tech management, legal operations, and leadership.

Get More Information

Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) 2020Event

WIPL is the original global forum facilitating women-to-women exchange on leadership and legal issues.

Get More Information

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.