This week the United Nations finalized sustainable development goals to end global poverty by 2030.  The 17 goals for accomplishing this objective go into effect in January 2016. All the goals are important.  But I appreciate the international recognition that access to justice is essential to ending poverty.  Access to justice enables and empowers people…

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By Eric Nelson Eric Nelson is Executive Director of Administer Justice, one of the leading Gospel Justice Centers.  Previously, he spent 21 years as a Directing Attorney with Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Maine.  Eric and his wife Lisa have 6 children and live in Elgin. There is no shortage of lawyer jokes.  Some are…

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