When Access to Language Means Access to Justice

Tere Ramos

Our clients have a civil right to language access in programs and benefits offered by recipients of federal funding, such as courts, schools, and housing offices. How do we enforce those rights? And what are best practices for representing limited-English-proficient clients? Tere Ramos gives a great primer in her new Clearinghouse article, "When Access to Language Means Access to Justice: How to Advocate Effectively on Behalf of Limited-English-Proficient Persons."