Resources For
Legal Advocates

Many different legal issues arise only in the context of disasters. Others are different during a disaster and during the recovery period that follows. These resources will explain how different legal issues arise during the life cycle of a disaster.

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In 2007, the American Bar Association developed the “Katrina Rule” allowing out-of-state lawyers to provide pro bono legal services in affected jurisdictions and lawyers in the affected jurisdiction whose legal practices had been disrupted by a major disaster to practice law on a temporary basis in an unaffected jurisdiction. Not all affected jurisdictions have adopted this rule.

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