The International Legal Foundation has been named the NACDL's 2021 Champion of Public Defense
"The ILF has secured the release of hundreds of incarcerated people at high risk of COVID-19 and advocated to protect the health and safety of the global prison population."
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We make justice a reality for poor people by fighting to guarantee high-quality legal representation for everyone arrested or detained. Around the world, we provide criminal defense services and build sustainable, effective legal aid institutions.
Where We Work
Our unique approach builds sustainable, locally-led legal aid systems and drives meaningful criminal justice reforms.
Areas of Focus
We focus on specific issues that drive disparities in the criminal justice system and are at the root of injustice around the world.