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Webcast of Federal Access to Justice Initiative Report

On November 19, 2010, Vice President Biden spoke about recent federal Access to Justice initiatives at a Middle Class Task Force event that was co-sponsored by the Department of Justice's Access to Justice Initiative.  The initiatives include a partnership between the Department of Labor and the American Bar Association to resolve wage and hour claims, efforts to assist veterans with legal issues, and new steps to strengthen foreclosure mediation programs.  View a written summary, as well as the webcast of his remarks, here.