The New York Times article linked below discusses a class-action suit that will challenge the legal system's representation of the poor through legal aid. Changing the Court will be following this case as it progresses.
Court Allows Challenge to Legal Aid System in N.Y.
By WILLIAM GLABERSON
Published: May 6, 2010
The state’s highest court said that there were signs the system of providing lawyers for the poor was failing, clearing the way for a class-action suit.