The case for Spanish-speaking courts in places like the Bronx—and all over the US

“Simply put, Spanish-speaking Americans rarely receive their constitutional right to a fair and speedy trial. ‘If we’re trying to have a fair justice system, then we need to make the justice system accessible to the constituents and make it reflect the community,’ Morales says.”

In this interview with Quartz, Jodi Morales-Vargas, an attorney in our Criminal Defense Practice illustrates the vital need for trials in Spanish among our Spanish-speaking clients who are forced to navigate complex court proceedings restricted to English.

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