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CONTENT FROM THIS SOURCEOp-Ed Cyrus Vance Jr., Kate Mogulescu
June 17, 2018
The change, prompted by the Trump administration, denies survivors access to critical legal representation that helps them achieve independence, safety and stability.
Legal aid ensures equal justice for all; Congress must increase funding for the Legal Services CorporationHilarie Bass
April 27, 2018
It helps disaster victims get the government assistance to which they are entitled. When domestic violence survivors need protection, LSC lawyers help obtain court orders. And LSC helps tenants who face illegal evictions.
Op-Ed Hill, The
April 24, 2018
As someone who works with vulnerable veterans every day, I’m concerned that amid all the controversial issues sure to arise at his hearing a little-known but highly effective tool for veterans’ well-being will be omitted: civil legal aid.
Op-Ed Martha Bergmark
February 28, 2018
If he wants to change the story, and at the same time provide real support for survivors of domestic violence, the president has an opportunity at his fingertips: Defend, don’t defund, the Legal Services Corporation.
Op-Ed Christopher P. Chapman
November 11, 2017
Broad access to justice is essential to the preservation of any democracy, and yet many Americans struggle to afford adequate legal representation.
Op-Ed Emily Brown, Kathleen Kersh
April 17, 2017
Regardless of how one feels about immigration policy, we can certainly all agree that no parent should have to live with that fear of a world in which her children must grow up without her.
Op-Ed John Barrow
March 29, 2017
It’s dumb because killing the LSC will do next to nothing to balance the budget.
Op-Ed Laura Brown
October 3, 2016
Policy changes, like the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act are important, but aren’t enough. Another necessary part of the solution is ensuring women have access to the legal help they need to defend their rights. For low-income pregnant women who can’t afford a lawyer, the availability of civil legal aid is critical.
News Story Lydia Wheeler
December 1, 2015
Reps. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and Susan Brooks (R-Ind.) launched the Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus on Tuesday to advocate for civil legal aid programs and ensure access to representation is never limited by income.
Blog Post Sharon Browne, Martha Minow
April 13, 2015
The funding crisis for civil legal aid puts America’s commitment to justice at stake. Funding for civil legal aid is a bipartisan issue.
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