LANC Board of Directors

Resolution regarding support of American Bar Association's "Civil Gideon Resolution"
December 4, 2009

Resolved, That the Board of Directors of Legal Aid of North Carolina supports the American Bar Association House of Delegate's resolution, which read as follows:
"RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges federal, state, and federal governments to provide legal counsel as a matter of right at public expense to low-income persons in those categories of adversarial proceedings where basic human needs are at stake, such as those involving shelter, sustenance, safety, health or child custody, as determined by each jurisdiction."
[Unanimously approved by the ABA House of Delegates August 1, 2006.]
Adopted this 4th day of December 2009
Phillip Leigh, Secretary
Lisa Morgan, Chair


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