Law firm leaders come out to defend Legal Services Corp. from Trump Administration


A letter was sent to John Michael Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget from more than 150 law firm leaders, voicing their support of community-based legal services programs.
News Story (Texas)

David Hutton
SE Texas Record
April 3, 2017
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Tags: Funding: Federal

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation (LSC)


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“We are deeply concerned about the reported plans of the Office of Management and Budget to propose a budget eliminating funding for the Legal Services Corp. (LSC),” the letter stated.

“LSC provides vital civil legal aid in all 50 states to a wide range of Americans: women seeking protection from domestic violence, families struggling to stay in their homes, homeless veterans seeking the benefits they earned, disaster victims needing help to recover. We know the value of LSC first-hand.