The William E. Morris Institute for Justice is a central resource for legal service organizations, probono attorneys, poverty law practioners, and community advocates representing low income populations in Arizona.
The Morris Institute for Justice has a staff attorney to litigate for low-income clients in areas that are not eligible for legal aid services from organizations under the Legal Services Corporation umbrella. These practice areas include: welfare time limits, sanctions, and other areas of poverty law.
The William E. Morris Institute for Justice also provides:
- Training for legal aid staff and community groups
- Communication through a semi-annual newsletter about legal aid issues impacting advocates for low income clients
- Resource Development for legal aid staff and probono attorneys by publishing the two-volume Arizona Legal Services Practice Manual
- Legislative and Administrative Services by advocating for community-based agencies serving low income populations
- Technical Assistance including legal research, referrals, working with programs to develop community education materials, providing data or information, and other appropriate requests.
- Poverty Law Litigation directly affecting low-income populations.
William E. Morris Institute for Justice
202 E. McDowell Rd., Suite 257, Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 252-3432 / Fax: (602) 257-8138