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How law students are helping fight Georgia’s eviction crisis

An eviction notice outside a home. (Credit: Matt Moloney, via Unsplash)

Amid a mounting eviction crisis throttling Georgia’s legal system, some organizations have enlisted law students to help people access rental assistance and avoid displacement.

The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP), a nonprofit that provides free legal help to the 154 counties outside of metro Atlanta, is among the organizations that’s seen this “all-hands-on-deck moment” as an opportunity to train the next generation of attorneys while fighting to keep people in their homes, said Alexandra Eichenbaum, GLSP’s director of pro bono innovation.

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