South Carolina Legal Services

Organization website

Primary geographic focus: South Carolina
Organization type(s): Provider
Lists: LSC



A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption

Kevin Noble Maillard
Atlantic, The
July 7, 2015
A feature about adoption rights for unmarried men.

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Nonprofit law firm aims to represent victims priced out of the system

Dustin Waters
Charleston City Paper
March 30, 2016
Profile about Sally Newman, who founded Charleston Legal Access, the first nonprofit, sliding-scale law firm in the Charleston area.


Philanthropy Must Step Up for Fairness in Civil Justice

Mary McClymont
Chronicle of Philanthropy
April 8, 2016
Foundations have started to hear the call to action on criminal justice and have stepped up. Now, we must do the same to advance needed reforms in civil justice.

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Possible Cuts in Washington Could Have Negative Impact on State’s Most Vulnerable Disaster Survivors

Thelisha Eaddy
South Carolina Public Radio
March 5, 2017
Potential budget cuts in Washington has the firm concerned the work it provides, to help the state's most vulnerable residents recover from disasters and navigate the legal system, could also be cut.

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Eviction rates in North Charleston, Columbia some of the highest in U.S., study says

Hannah Alani
Post and Courier (Charleston, SC)
April 11, 2018
A review of 83 million court-ordered evictions listed North Charleston's 16.5 percent rate as the nation's No. 1 eviction market.

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Evictions have doubled in the United States since 2000

Ashley Archibald
Street Roots
June 8, 2018
Given the current economic climate, it is unlikely that these rates will fall anytime soon.

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Legal Aid Funder Faces Existential Crisis Under Trump

RJ Vogt
October 28, 2018
Following Donald Trump's election to the presidency, the LSC and its grantees face an existential crisis — for the first time since President Ronald Reagan left office, the executive branch has repeatedly called for LSC's elimination.

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