Oregon Legal Needs Study Published.

Oregon Legal Needs Study, sponsored by OSB and Office of the Governor, is published. It finds that only 18% of the legal needs of Oregon’s poor are being met with available resources. It also finds that perception of the legal system is greatly enhanced when individuals have access to lawyers. This is the first legal…

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CEJ is incorporated as a private 501(c)(3).

Oregon Legislature adopts the Legal Services Program and creates standards and guidelines for an integrated delivery system of legal aid in Oregon. CEJ and the OSB Civil Legal Services Task Force work on gaining filing fee funding for legal aid in Oregon. It is the 1st state to propose this and 2nd to adopt it.

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CEJ is created

CEJ is created as a project of Oregon Legal Services as one of the first statewide combined fundraising campaigns for legal aid in the country

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