Wednesday, June 16, 2021
4:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
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The President's Track
Presented by the CBA Executive Committee
About the Program
What is the State of Connecticut’s access to justice gap in 2021, as we confront the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic? How has COVID-19 amplified existing civil legal needs crises, such as evictions and addressing domestic violence? What effects will
short- and long-term interventions, such as stimulus measures and the developing right to counsel movement, have on these issues? How has the pandemic affected the civil legal needs of racially diverse individuals, households with children, people
with disabilities, and other vulnerable populations? How are our civil legal aid programs funded, and what impact has the pandemic had on those funding streams? What challenges and opportunities are presented by the “new normal” in addressing Connecticut’s
access to justice gap?
Join us as a panel of Connecticut attorneys, policy experts, and leaders engage in a comprehensive assessment of Connecticut’s access to justice gap, and address how we may best advance the promise
of equal justice for all.
You Will Learn
- The State of Connecticut's access to justice gap in 2021
- How the pandemic amplified existing civil legal needs crises
- The impact of short- and long-term measures on the developing right to counsel movement
- How the pandemic has affected the civil legal needs of our communities
- How civil legal aid programs are funded and how the pandemic has affected those funding streams
- About challenges and opportunities in addressing Connecticut’s access to justice gap
Who Should Attend
Any attorney interested in supporting access to justice.
2.0 CT (Ethics); 2.0 NY (Ethics)