On August 16, 2010, the U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division sent a letter to each state's chief justice or state court administrator, providing guidance on language access in state courts. The letter’s final paragraph provides contact information for individuals who have language access issues in state or local courts. (8/16/10, PDF)
The effort that went into this accomplishment, as well as the executive order itself, are models for the nation.
(Compiled by Michael J. Mulé, Empire Justice Center; 7/22/08)
(Perspective/analysis by Glenn Flores, M.D., in The New England Journal of Medicine, 7/20/06)
(A research brief published by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research)