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September 23, 2021 - Press Release

Supreme Court of Texas Justice Brett Busby Appointed as Texas Access to Justice Commission Liaison

We are pleased to announce that Justice Brett Busby is the new Supreme Court of Texas Liaison to the Texas Access to Justice Commission. He has served as our Deputy Liaison for the past several years and we are thrilled to be working with him in the years to come!  More »

July 07, 2021 - Press Release

Texas Access to Justice Commission Quarterly Meeting

The Texas Access to Justice Commission quarterly meeting will be held Wednesday, July 28th, 9a - 12:30p. More »

April 26, 2021 - Blog

Happy 20th Anniversary to TAJC!

The Texas Access to Justice Commission was established in 2001. April 2021 marks our 20th Anniversary! More »

April 08, 2021 - Press Release

Champions of Justice Gala Benefiting Veterans Raises Over $448,000

The Texas Access to Justice Commission, with its co-sponsor the State Bar of Texas, honored veterans throughout the state at the April 6 Virtual 2021 Champions of Justice Gala Benefiting Veterans. More than $448,000 was raised with all proceeds designated for addressing the civil legal needs of low-income Texans. The event also celebrated the Commission's 20th Anniversary. Supreme Court of Texas Chief Justice Nathan Hecht was joined by former Justice Deborah Hankinson and former Justice Harriet O’Neill to speak about the history of the Commission. The keynote speaker for the gala was General Larry O. Spencer, United States Air Force (Retired). More »

March 16, 2021 - Blog

Justice for All - It’s not just a phrase. It’s a real thing you can be part of!

In 2020, the Justice for All Campaign raised more than $1.4 million to help low-income Texans with their basic civil legal needs. All voluntary ATJ Contributions collected through the State Bar of Texas dues statement and Justice for All Campaign are used to effect change for low-income Texans through systemic reform of policies that disproportionately impact them. More »

February 01, 2021 - In The Media

Racial Equity Statement of the Texas Access to Justice Commission

The Texas Access to Justice Commission envisions a justice system that is fair, accessible, transparent, and responsive to the needs and lived realities of the diverse communities it serves regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, faith, immigration status, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, or financial resources. Read the full statement: More »

June 19, 2020 - Press Release

The Texas Access to Justice Commission exists to expand access to, and enhance the quality of, justice in civil legal matters for low-income Texans. Read the full statement from the Texas Access to Justice Commission.

The recent killings of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Mike Ramos amidst a public health and economic crisis that has disproportionately devastated communities of color underscores in excruciating ways that equal justice is not yet available to all Americans. We extend our most sincere condolences to their families and the communities that loved them.  More »