Note: the original hard copy of this report is 347 pages .

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No home, no justice? The legal needs of homeless people   

, 2005 This report into the legal needs of homeless people explores the capacity of homeless people in NSW to obtain legal assistance; to participate effectively in the legal system; and to obtain assistance in legal processes from non-legal advocacy and support agencies. It also examines the role of non-legal support workers and agencies in assisting homeless people to identify and address their legal issues. It is based on a review of existing literature and consultations with legal and non-legal service providers and homeless people themselves....

Publication details

Access to Justice and Legal Needs, Volume 2

ISSN 1832-2670

This report is part of the Access to Justice and Legal Needs monograph series published by the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales.The Foundation seeks to advance the fairness and equity of the justice system,and to improve access to justice,especially for socially and economically disadvantaged people.

The series is aimed at researchers,policy-makers,government,the legal community and others interested in legal need and access to law and justice.It is a scholarly,refereed series. Monographs are refereed by at least two appropriate external referees who are independent of the Foundation and any other organisations/authors involved in the publication.

Managing Editor: Geoff Mulherin

© Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales,July 2005

This publication is copyright.It may be reproduced in part or in whole for educational purposes as long as proper credit is given to the Foundation.

Any opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation ’s Board of Governors.

National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication data:
Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales
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Sydney NSW 2000
GPO Box 4264, Sydney NSW 2001
Phone:+61 2 8227 3200
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Cover photos: courtesy of Tony Miller, Over the Horizon Publications.