Legal Aid in Illinois: Selected Social and Economic Benefits

legal-aid-illinois-economic-benefits-coverIn addition to the fundamental impact of legal aid in helping to ensure equal access to justice, a new study published by The Chicago Bar Foundation and the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation found that legal aid in Illinois produces almost a 2:1 return on investment. Using a limited sample, the study found that legal aid services produced economic benefits of more than $70M in a year.

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