When legal aid was first introduced in 1949, the late Arthur Skeffington said that the law at that time was like The Ritz, in that those who could afford to pay had access to it, while those who could not did not.
When I was 27 years old, I organized legal aid clinics to help low-income seniors. It was a life-altering experience.
One minute I was a clapped-out, two-guinea, legal-aid lawyer, and the next minute I was in parliament.
Taiwan gives a lot of foreign aid to Costa Rica, so it looks like they are basically buying the right to fish, even though it's not legal.
Slavery, if it can be legalized at all, can be legalized only by positive legislation. Natural law gives it no aid. Custom imparts to it no legal sanction.
Legal aid... is fundamental to giving everybody in this country access to justice.
It is a shame that the Legal Aid Commission and the Aboriginal Legal Service are so poorly funded ....... State and federal governments should be addressing this issueThe Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 30 March 2014
Live Aid turned our world upside down.
Principle I:;: Legal rights are presumptive rights.
William Ernest Hocking
Un beso legal nunca vale tanto como un beso robado
Guy de Maupassant