Meeting the Challenge of the Legal Aid Crisis


The opioid crisis and the recent spate of natural disasters present new challenges to already overburdened civil legal aid providers.
Op-Ed (NATIONAL)

John G. Levi, Ken Frazier, Harriet Miers
National Law Journal
May 4, 2018
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Tags: Disaster Recovery, Opioid Crisis

Organizations mentioned/involved: Mid-Missouri Legal Services (MMLS), Anisinabe Legal Services (Northwestern Minnesota), Legal Services Corporation (LSC)


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To help meet these challenges, the Legal Services Corp. (LSC), the nation’s single largest funder of civil legal aid, has launched task forces on the opioid epidemic and natural disaster response.

LSC’s opioid task force will focus on the many significant civil legal issues raised by the opioid crisis in areas such as health care, family law, domestic violence, child and elder abuse, housing and employment.