WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2021 – The ABA welcomes the announcement from the Biden Administration that it remains committed to providing access to justice for all by reconvening the Legal Assistance Interagency Roundtable and by reinvigorating the Department of Justice Office for Access to Justice. We look forward to working with the White House to advance access to justice issues.
We also thank the Department of Justice for inviting the ABA to collaborate on the successful White House Summit on Eviction Prevention and Diversion on June 30, which convened local government, judicial, legal and community leaders from 46 cities to develop community-specific eviction diversion programs. The ABA calls on the legal community to continue its efforts to address an evictions crisis that threatens the livelihood and safety of renters and landlords and strains our legal system.
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