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Access to Justice Fellow advocates for an end to mass incarceration

When John Bowman read The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander’s sobering New York Times bestseller about America’s criminal justice system, for his book club, he was shocked. He was semi-retired after working as an

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The 2016 Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid

Nearly two-thirds of eligible people seeking civil legal aid in Massachusetts are turned away due to a lack of resources. Without representation, many of them lose their homes, are unable to receive benefits, struggle through child custody or domestic violence cases, or

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