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His co-litigant is Roger Bagne, a constituent who says the Senate's handling of the matter has denied him representation in the 32nd Senate District.
The division, the Office for Access to Justice, began as an initiative in 2010 under former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to increase and improve legal resources for indigent litigants in civil, criminal and tribal courts.
Indeed, a parade of unlucky litigants tried to challenge DACA’s legality over the years, but all the cases were procedurally defective and got thrown out of court in the early stages.
Most all courts have a large shelf to separate the litigants from the judge keeping them about four feet away from the bench.
Access to Justice - Improve access to justice for litigants and victims, including efficient transaction counters and pro-se services.
One previous litigant told me that her divorce allowed her to start over.
For example, instead of trying to fund lawyers for litigants who might otherwise represent themselves, legal processes could be made more friendly to pro se representation.
Around the same time, another black federal judge, Leon Higginbotham, was similarly asked to recuse himself from a case involving black litigants with discrimination claims.
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