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Badge of honor: The winner of our Legal Aid Defender contest is ...

May 11, 2017

In March, we challenged law schools across the country to join us in defending Legal Services Corporation, the single largest funder of legal aid for people who cannot afford a lawyer. While the fight to save LSC may not be over, our contest is. And our winners wear maroon. Yes, the

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What causes us madness in March? Threats to legal aid!

March 30, 2017

We are under attack, law students. As you may have heard, President Donald Trump recently released a budget proposal that completely eliminates funding for the Legal Services Corporation. As the largest single funder of civil legal aid in the country, eliminating funding for LSC would have a devastating impact on communities

Join us in defending Legal Services Corporation

March 24, 2017

Last week, in his budget proposal to Congress, the President called for the elimination of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). LSC is the single largest funder of legal aid for people who cannot afford a lawyer. Let’s imagine for a second what would