09/25/2014 08:19 am ET Updated Sep 25, 2014

Holder Backs Suit In New York Faulting Legal Service For Poor - NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., who last year declared a crisis in America’s legal-defense system for the poor, is supporting a class-action lawsuit that accuses Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the State of New York of perpetuating a system that violates the rights of people who cannot afford to hire lawyers.

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