The Translating Justice Initiative aims to enhance access to the justice system for those who experience communication and cultural barriers. This initiative focuses on developing and providing resources, nationwide training, and support to victim service providers, law enforcement agencies, legal service providers, and courts to increase language access for crime victims who are Limited English Proficient (LEP), and people who are Deaf or hard of hearing (D/HOH).

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Language Justice in Legal Services, 2019

Published by Management Information Exchange Journal
This article positions language justice as a critical
part of effective and inclusive legal services, and introduces a framework for assessing and strengthening practices for servicing individuals who do not communicate in English as their dominant language.

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