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When eviction looms, landlords have lawyers. Now more tenants do too.Mary Newsom
September 30, 2019
Thanks to Mecklenburg County funding, once or twice a week lawyers from Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Charlotte office wait outside eviction court to assist tenants. Today, half a dozen lawyers are available. The next two hours will probably determine whether Diaz and Pat lose their homes within a few days.
Legal aid cuts another hit for the poorCharlotte Observer
August 8, 2017
The legal aid cuts done in the name of budget-balancing but now said by longtime observers to likely be permanent deny the poor a fair shake in the complicated legal system.
Legislators could whack legal aid for the needyCharlotte Observer
June 20, 2017
Out of sight of most of us, tens of thousands of low-income North Carolinians receive desperately needed free legal help every year.
Insanity of 3-year-olds in immigration courtBill Farthing
April 2, 2016
2,000 children wait on Carolinas’ immigration court docket. They currently have no legal right to representation. Charlotte-area lawyers are stepping up to help them.
Hundreds of thousands still fall into ‘Medicaid gap’ in North CarolinaKaren Garloch
March 8, 2016
North Carolina among 19 states rejecting federal funds for Medicaid expansion. Panel of experts will discuss ‘Closing the Coverage Gap in NC: Where We Go From Here’.
N.C. must shine a light on domestic violenceJohn Wester
December 25, 2015
As 2015 draws to a close, adequate protection is more theoretical than it has ever been, even though all statistics show a surge in the need for such protection in cases of domestic violence.
‘Border children’ struggle to adjust to life in CharlotteMark Price
September 11, 2015
North Carolina's response to the unaccompanied children at the border last year has been a mix of victories and heartbreaking moments.
Ensuring Equal Access to JusticeEditorial Board of Charlotte Observer
March 15, 2015
Legal Services of the Southern Piedmont and Legal Aid of North Carolina-Charlotte are lauded for their services in this editorial.
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