Who is below the poverty line?
In 2014, 47 million Americans.
29% of all disabled Americans.
15 million American children, more than 1 in every 5 kids.
17.2% of Texans are below the poverty line, making indigency a major issue for justice courts.
Indigency issues affect how we process our cases and the role of the court in the community.
The Training Center is committed to providing resources to justice courts concerning indigency. Click below for more information.
20-Hour Seminar Courses
In Texas, It's a Crime to Be Poor- Buzzfeed
Poor Kids- Documentary by PBS Frontline
What's Life LIke at the Poverty Line? - Poverty USA video