The final report of the MSBA Civil Gideon Task Force is available. Access to Justice: Assessing Implementation of Civil Gideon in Minnesota
contains detailed information about low income people's needs for representation in matters involving basic human needs, the impacts when counsel is not available, and recommendations for addressing the justice gap. The report has been accepted by the MSBA Assembly. The Legal Assistance to the Disadvantaged Committee
has a subcommittee devoted to educating the legal community about this issue and implementing the report’s recommendations.