As an attorney who occasionally performs pro bono work for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, a local grantee of the agency, I am dismayed by this attempt to kill a highly efficient program that has enjoyed bipartisan support for decades.
Letter to Editor (Missouri)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 26, 2017
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Tags: Funding: Federal
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM)
Those who, regardless of political affiliation, believe that low-income people should not be forced to maneuver the legal system alone, and that we should strive to fulfill the promise of “equal justice for all,” should call on their members of Congress to oppose President Trump’s attempt to eliminate or curtail the Legal Services Corp.