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2011 General News

December

Best wishes for 2012 from probono.net/la

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 12/22/2011
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MADAGASCAR: Legal aid clinics help rural women

  • By: IRIN Africa (humanitarian news and analysis)
  • 12/22/2011
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Coalition sets 2012 goals

Census: Population slowing in large portions of U.S.

  • By: The Associated Press/New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 12/21/2011
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1 in 2 people are poor or low-income, census shows

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 12/15/2011
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Job market brightens as unemployment claims sink

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 12/15/2011
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Holder Speaks Up for Voting Rights

  • By: The New York Times
  • 12/15/2011
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Akin Gump Honored By National Legal Aid & Defender Association

  • By: The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
  • 12/14/2011
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Progress in juvenile justice touted

Civil legal aid for poor cut

Skadden Felllows Announced

  • By: Skadden Fellowship Foundation
  • 12/12/2011
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December audio newsletter from probono.net/la

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 12/12/2011
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Billion-dollar weather disasters smash U.S. record

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 12/08/2011
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We need a national Justice Index

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 12/08/2011
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The New Digital Divide

  • By: The New York Times
  • 12/06/2011
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Some reject retirement, keep working even into 90s

  • By: The Associated Press/New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 12/06/2011
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Pro Bono Work Tough to Perform

RWU, lawyers expand pro bono aid

  • By: Providence Business Journal
  • 12/05/2011
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Medicaid campaign to start

Pro Bono Takes Berlin

  • By: The PBEye (Pro Bono Institute)
  • 12/01/2011
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November

Line Grows Long for Free Meals at U.S. Schools

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/30/2011
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Shifting the pro bono paradigm

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 11/28/2011
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Cut in funding leaves needy in legal limbo

Fair decision on Medicaid: An editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 11/28/2011
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Congress' next fights will be over jobless aid, tax breaks

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 11/28/2011
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HUD grant to aid St. Charles Parish corridor

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 11/23/2011
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Mayor announces new crime-fighting program

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 11/23/2011
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Landlord proposal withdrawn

La. food stamps slashed, maybe

Legal Services Corporation Launches New Web Site

  • By: LSC (Legal Services Corporation)
  • 11/22/2011
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Oil spill: BP expands Gulf Coast tourism campaign

  • By: Pennsacola News Journal
  • 11/22/2011
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Unemployment drops in three-quarters of U.S. states

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 11/22/2011
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Poor learn to play college entrance game

  • By: St. Louis Today/The New York Times
  • 11/21/2011
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President Obama signs bipartisan bill to help jobless vets

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 11/21/2011
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Deep spending cuts pose a new threat to economy

  • By: The Associated Press/New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 11/18/2011
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New Orleans-area jobless claims down over week

  • By: New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 11/18/2011
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Penn State case prompts Jindal executive order

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 11/16/2011
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Pro-Bono Views - Breaking down more walls: Pro bono comes to Germany

  • By: TrustLaw (a Thompson Reuters Foundation Service)
  • 11/16/2011
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Legal Services Facing a Big Budget Cut

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 11/16/2011
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Group offers free help with legal problems

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 11/14/2011
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Returning veterans face tough job market

  • By: New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 11/14/2011
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For a Homeless Child, a Long Ride to 4th Grade

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/14/2011
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Applications for unemployment aid drop to 390,000

  • By: The Associatec Press/New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 11/10/2011
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It Was Only a Test, but What a Test

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/10/2011
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Faculty, students and alumna named to '40 under 40'

  • By: Loyola University New Orleans
  • 11/09/2011
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How a Financial Pro Lost His House

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/09/2011
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Cable companies to offer $9.95 broadband for poor homes

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 11/09/2011
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Louisiana can’t appeal loss of $80M Internet grant

  • By: New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 11/09/2011
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Nation to test emergency broadcast system

  • By: The Daily World (Opelousas)
  • 11/09/2011
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Scammers target elderly in southwest Louisiana

  • By: The Associated Press/The Daily World (Opelousas)
  • 11/09/2011
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November 2011 Audio Newsletter

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 11/09/2011
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Let us give thanks on Veterans Day

  • By: yourpasadena.com/State Bar of Texas
  • 11/08/2011
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Medical-legal partnership recognized at ceremony

  • By: The Brownsville Herald
  • 11/07/2011
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Settlement Prompts Fear About Cuts to Medicaid

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/07/2011
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Study Finds Big Spike in Poorest in the U.S.

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/04/2011
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U.S. added 80,000 jobs in October; jobless rate dips

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 11/04/2011
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Poorest poor in U.S. hits new record: 1 in 15 people

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 11/03/2011
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Justice for some

Report: Poverty high in BR

Demystifying Social Media for Not for Profits

  • By: Pro Bono News -- Australia
  • 11/02/2011
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This Week: Legal Services Corp Budget Debate

  • By: The Wall Street Journal (Law Blog)
  • 11/02/2011
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Grant keeps legal aid program rolling in NH

GUEST COLUMN: Lawyers working for the public good

  • By: The Lufkin Daily News
  • 11/01/2011
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October

Lawyers plan rallies over cuts in legal aid (Canada)

  • By: The Victoria Times Colonist (Canada)
  • 10/31/2011
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Veterans sue state for benefit

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 10/31/2011
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Veterans sue state for benefit

Economy Alters How Americans Are Moving

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/28/2011
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Pro Bono Hot List: Call for Nominations

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 10/28/2011
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Super Lawyers creates Pro Bono Award

Check out the Great Mississippi Road Trip on flickr!

  • By: Mississippi Center for Justice
  • 10/27/2011
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President Obama announces help for student loan borrowers

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/26/2011
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Montana Legal Services Association cutting staff

  • By: Independent Record (Helena)
  • 10/25/2011
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Legal services shuts down Tupelo office

  • By: DM Online (Univ. of Miss. Meek School of Journalism)
  • 10/25/2011
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Employment Opportunities - Mississippi Center for Justice

  • By: Mississippi Center for Justice
  • 10/25/2011
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Election results from the Louisiana Secretary of State

  • By: Louisiana Secretary of State
  • 10/24/2011
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Obama offers mortgage relief for struggling homeowners

  • By: New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 10/24/2011
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Presidential Citizens Medal awarded to 13 people

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/21/2011
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U.S. weekly unemployment claims trend lower but still high

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/20/2011
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Advocates push education reforms for foster children

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/20/2011
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Saturday's Ballot

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 10/20/2011
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Social Security Benefits to Rise 3.6%

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/19/2011
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Social Security recipients to get first raises since 2009

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/18/2011
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Wyo. Center for Legal Aid making progress

Intimate Partner Violence in the U.S.

  • By: Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • 10/14/2011
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New Orleans farmers' market group to share in federal grant

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 10/12/2011
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Bergmark to be honored by White House as Champion of Change

  • By: Mississippi Center for Justice
  • 10/12/2011
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Unemployed seek protection against job bias

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/10/2011
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When the Uprooted Put Down Roots

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/10/2011
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October 2011 Louisiana Pro Bono Net Audio Newsletter

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 10/10/2011
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Family Justice Center of Sonoma County opens

  • By: The Press Democrate (Santa Rosa, CA)
  • 10/10/2011
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Shriver Center Expands Its Capacity to Advance Justice and Opportunity

  • By: Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
  • 10/07/2011
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TRLA Headed to the White House

Hiring Locally for Farm Work Is No Cure-All

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/05/2011
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You Are Your Company’s Biggest Security Risk

  • By: Above the Law (Blog)
  • 10/05/2011
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Frontier of Frugality

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 10/04/2011
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Abused for lack of a lawyer

Tracking street gangs

Economy up slightly but threats remain, data show

  • By: The Associated Press/New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 10/03/2011
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Legal assistance need growing in Nebraska

  • By: Norfolk Daily News
  • 10/03/2011
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September

Supreme Court Is Asked to Rule on Health Care

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/29/2011
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The Case for Pro Bono Work

The American Lawyer Bikes The Alps For Charity

  • By: The American Lawyer
  • 09/29/2011
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Twitter Study Tracks When We Are :)

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/29/2011
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Unemployment rates down in majority of cities

  • By: The Associated Press/New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 09/28/2011
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More Gloom Lies Ahead for Cities, Report Says

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/27/2011
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Caring for Soldiers, Home and Damaged

  • By: The New York TImes
  • 09/27/2011
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Justice demands legal aid for civil cases

  • By: lohud.com (NY Lower Hudson Valley)
  • 09/26/2011
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Flood Victims Getting Fed Up With Congress

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/26/2011
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New wage rules are delayed for 60 days

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 09/23/2011
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State health-care plan delayed until February

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 09/23/2011
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Census mixed bag for La.

Census numbers show recession taking toll on young adults

  • By: Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 09/22/2011
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eForum on Jobs -- venue where displaced workers can share their stories with the government online.

  • By: Committee on Education & the Workforce (US House of Representatives)
  • 09/22/2011
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Lawyers Who Lead By Example

  • By: The New York Law Journal
  • 09/20/2011
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Examining the Volunteer Landscape in Australia

  • By: Pro Bono Australia
  • 09/20/2011
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Central Texas attorneys aid wildfire victims

  • By: Austin Business Journal
  • 09/20/2011
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Audio Newsletter -- September 20, 2011

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 09/20/2011
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Is it time for mandatory pro bono?

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 09/19/2011
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Law School Incubators — Excellent Article and Some Thoughts

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 09/08/2011
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Legal aid lawyers buckle under work stress

  • By: The Sydney Morning Herald
  • 09/06/2011
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In the Adirondacks, Storm-Battered and Cut Off

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/01/2011
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Federal Austerity Changes Disaster Relief

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/01/2011
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August

Tight Budget? Look to the ‘Cloud’

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/31/2011
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Anti-fraud efforts touted (Louisiana)

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 08/31/2011
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TN lawyers may soon bid to defend poor

The New Resentment of the Poor

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/31/2011
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FEMA's disaster aid account faces shortfall

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 08/30/2011
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The Purpose and Place of Pro Bono

Food Bank donations rise

Justice denied: Legal aid funding plunges

  • By: Puget Sound Business Journal
  • 08/26/2011
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Merriam-Webster adds 'tweet,' other new words to dictionary

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 08/26/2011
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Building a Pro Bono Culture in Russia

Pro bono project takes foothold in India

Addressing the Justice Gap

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/24/2011
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Rush to get free legal advice

Oil spill administrator says $5B in claims paid

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 08/23/2011
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Office of Juvenile Justice lawsuit claims retaliation

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 08/22/2011
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Pro bono week events planned

ShareThis USC Law School launches pro-bono program for students

  • By: Columbia Regional Business Report
  • 08/22/2011
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New Orleans to commemorate anniversary of 9/11

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 08/19/2011
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Layoffs may hurt legal aid for poor

La. gets major flood disaster declaration

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 08/18/2011
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President Obama to give major jobs speech, AP reports

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 08/17/2011
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Online charter school starts

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 08/16/2011
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Good Will to All, With a Side of Soft-Serve

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/16/2011
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Legal Aid Faces As Many As 20 Layoffs

North Miss. may lose legal aid office

Louisiana unfurls 233 new state laws today

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 08/15/2011
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At Vacant Homes, Foraging for Fruit

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/15/2011
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Man arrested in death of boy, 7

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 08/15/2011
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Growing Older in an Urban Village

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/15/2011
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Why You Should Join Louisiana Pro Bono Net

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 08/12/2011
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July home foreclosures drop in Louisiana

  • By: The Associated Press/ The Times-Picayune
  • 08/11/2011
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Weekly unemployment aid applications at 4-month low

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 08/11/2011
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Hundreds turn out for felon job fair in Shreveport

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 08/11/2011
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My House, Our Home

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/10/2011
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For Better Grades, Try Gym Class

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/10/2011
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Cultural health-care program expands

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 08/10/2011
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More people representing themselves in divorce cases

  • By: The Kingston Whig-Standard (Ontario, Canada)
  • 08/10/2011
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Jay Bookman Ga. congressman attacks agency for protecting US jobs

  • By: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • 08/10/2011
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Budget Cuts Would Hurt Low- and Moderate-Income Litigants

  • By: Center for American Progress
  • 08/09/2011
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ABA tackles law student debt and job placement

  • By: Thompson Reuters News & Insight
  • 08/09/2011
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LSC Seeks Comments on Data for Distributing Grants

  • By: LSC -- Legal Services Corporation
  • 08/09/2011
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Dog Helps Young Rape Victim Testify

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/08/2011
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Our justice system has been cut to the bone

One in three law centres set to shut down

  • By: Law Society Gazette (UK)
  • 08/04/2011
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Pa. High Court Justice Touts Videoconferencing

  • By: The Legal Intelligencer/Law Technology News
  • 08/04/2011
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Supremes Standardize, Simplify Forms in Divorce Cases

  • By: knoxnews.com (News release from the Administrative Office of the Courts)
  • 08/04/2011
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Supremes Standardize, Simplify Forms in Divorce Cases

  • By: knoxnews.com (News release from the Administrative Office of the Courts)
  • 08/04/2011
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Families hurt by lack of legal representation: study

  • By: The blog of Canadian Lawyer and Law TImes
  • 08/03/2011
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Steep cuts expected in legal aid

  • By: shorenewstoday.com
  • 08/03/2011
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Advocates for DV Victims Come Together at Annual Cross Training

  • By: TRLA Times (Texas RioGrande Legal Aid)
  • 08/03/2011
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In Pro Bono Push, Legal Services Corp. Names New Task Force Members

  • By: The BLT - The Blog of Legal Times
  • 08/02/2011
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Family litigants without lawyers

  • By: The Lawyers Weekly
  • 08/01/2011
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Most Students Spared Big Cuts in Debt Bill

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/01/2011
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July

Davis Polk Pro Bono Counsel Nominated for Federal Bench

  • By: The New York Law Journal
  • 07/29/2011
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Group home wins ruling on eviction

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 07/29/2011
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N.J. legal aid agency forced to cut caseload

  • By: The Inquirer (Phila., PA)
  • 07/28/2011
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Pro Bono Firm Of 2011: MoFo

Legal aid for the poor / Restore funds

  • By: pressofAtlanticCity.com
  • 07/27/2011
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City budget: Legal Aid passes every likely test (FL)

  • By: The Florida Times-Union
  • 07/27/2011
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Bay Area giving accelerates as recovery skids (Calif.)

  • By: San Francisco Business Times
  • 07/26/2011
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Istrouma branch on list of possible post office closures

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 07/26/2011
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LSU law graduate to clerk for justice

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 07/26/2011
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A ROCKIN’ GOOD TIME FOR LEGAL AID

LSC Annual Report Highlights Importance of Access to Justice

  • By: LSC -- Legal Services Corporation
  • 07/21/2011
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DOJ Looking for Free Legal Aid

Preserve legal aid for poor

  • By: Central Florida Future
  • 07/19/2011
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VIDEO: Legal Services and You

  • By: Pro Bono Institute
  • 07/19/2011
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New Legal Aid Office opens

  • By: WAFB.com (Baton Rouge)
  • 07/18/2011
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Legal aid service opens BR office

Out of Poverty, Family-Style

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/15/2011
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D.C. Bar Hires New Pro Bono Director

  • By: The BLT (Blog of Legal Times)
  • 07/14/2011
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Pro bono catastrophe?

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 07/13/2011
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Slain attorney to be honored at dedication

  • By: The Business Journal (Calif.)
  • 07/13/2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: LSC Board to Meet July 20-21

  • By: LSC (Legal Services Corporation)
  • 07/13/2011
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Hanging On to Houses

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/12/2011
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Information and survey: CM/ECF Next Generation Project.

  • By: United States Bankruptcy Court (EDNC)/US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • 07/12/2011
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Drought Spreads Pain From Florida to Arizona

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/12/2011
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BP seeks to end Gulf oil-spill payments: report

  • By: MarketWatch (The Wall Street Journal)
  • 07/11/2011
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House Proposal Would Cut Civil Legal Aid by $104 Million

  • By: Idaho Legal Services, Inc.
  • 07/11/2011
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Up close: ‘We have an obligation to give back’

  • By: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • 07/11/2011
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Legal Services Face Drastic Cuts

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 07/11/2011
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Seeking a Path to Justice

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/11/2011
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June

As Profits Rise at BigLaw, Pro Bono Plunges

  • By: The Wall Street Journal (Law Blog)
  • 06/30/2011
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THE A-LIST 2011: Upheaval in the Ranks

  • By: The American Lawyer
  • 06/30/2011
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Pro Bono Report 2011: Choppy Waters

  • By: The American Lawyer
  • 06/30/2011
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Louisiana Appleseed on video!

  • By: Louisiana Appleseed
  • 06/28/2011
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Buying Legal Help On An A La Carte Basis

  • By: Connecticut Law Tribune
  • 06/27/2011
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Attorneys find satisfaction with pro bono work

  • By: Atlanta Business Chronicle
  • 06/27/2011
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Census shows whites lose U.S. majority among babies

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 06/23/2011
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Treatment, not punishment: An editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 06/20/2011
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Free clinics increase legal understanding

  • By: The Gazette (Montreal)
  • 06/17/2011
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Senate committee approves bill to penalize companies that hire illegal immigrants

  • By: http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/06/senate_committee_approves_bill_2.html
  • 06/17/2011
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Southern Baptists endorse path to legal status for immigrants

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 06/17/2011
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Miranda Rights for Middle Schoolers

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/17/2011
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Limited Scope Representation: Increasing Access for Pro Se Litigants

  • By: Montana Legal Services Association (Blog)
  • 06/17/2011
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Going Mobile With Law Firm Content

  • By: Law Technology News
  • 06/17/2011
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Cancer death rate gap widens based on education

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 06/17/2011
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Justice Goes Global

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/16/2011
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New legal aid initiative (MA)

  • By: Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • 06/15/2011
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Special court dogs provide calm for traumatized witnesses

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 06/14/2011
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50 states' budget challenges differ, AP analysis shows

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 06/14/2011
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Law student clinic in Mexico aims high

Legal aid: a necessary safety net (UK)

He always came to their aid

Federal appeals court judges raise pointed questions about health care law

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 06/09/2011
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Colleges Now Offering Education in Disaster

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/09/2011
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Take the first step in helping immigrant clients

  • By: Financial News & Daily Record (Jacksonville)
  • 06/06/2011
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Intel Builds Momentum with Pro Bono Work

Tornado victims need shelter: An editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 06/01/2011
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May

Tornado victims are often uninsured

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/26/2011
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U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling on interviewing children

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/26/2011
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What about an Immig-Corps?

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 05/25/2011
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Mississippi River flood threat eases for some

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/24/2011
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The War Comes Home

Loyola law student receives state Law Student Pro Bono Award

  • By: Loyola University New Orleans
  • 05/24/2011
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Pro bono legal work in Hungary

  • By: Budapest Business Journal
  • 05/23/2011
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Letter: Article misleads on federal budget cuts

  • By: Knoxville News-Sentinel
  • 05/23/2011
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Tech Tips for the Basic Computer User

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/20/2011
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Poor face many barriers to legal services

  • By: gruampdn.com (Guam)
  • 05/20/2011
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State agencies cry foul over House budget cuts

  • By: Opelousas Daily World
  • 05/19/2011
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Long-feared flood rolls toward Louisiana bayou country

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/19/2011
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Obama meets with Mississippi River flooding victims in Memphis

  • By: Los Angeles Times News Service/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/17/2011
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LegalFront – Why I’m Spending My Summer at Legal Aid

  • By: Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press Room
  • 05/16/2011
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Mississippi River flows over old Louisiana levee, flooding crops

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/12/2011
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Six GCs Who've Made a Difference

Mississippi River flooding taking aim at Mississippi's Delta region

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/11/2011
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FEMA asks for return of aid granted after 129 separate disasters

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/11/2011
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Pound foolish cut to Legal Assistance

  • By: The Associated Press/The Concord Monitor
  • 05/10/2011
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Responsibility motivates Legal Aid chief

  • By: Sunda Gazette-Mail
  • 05/09/2011
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Legal pro bono website unveiled (TN)

Economy adds 244,000 jobs, unemployment rate ticks up to 9 percent

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/06/2011
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A Year Later, Gratitude in a Tornado-Torn Town

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/06/2011
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Can the Planet Support 10 Billion People?

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/05/2011
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Law School offers legal services (AL)

Pro Bono Push Part of Alabama Tornado Recovery

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 05/04/2011
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Prisoners sign up for law degrees (UK)

State of the Judiciary Address by Chief Justice Kimball

  • By: Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • 05/04/2011
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Report: Metro New Orleans saw biggest population loss in U.S.

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/03/2011
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Mississippi governor seeks flood disaster declaration

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/03/2011
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How to help the South's tornado victims

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 05/02/2011
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In-house pro bono: States must remove the handcuffs

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 05/02/2011
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Guam Bar helps the indigent

Why Newspapers Don’t Cover News about Poverty

  • By: The Nonprofit Quarterly
  • 05/02/2011
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Homeless, but Finding Sanctuary at School

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/02/2011
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April

Maine Legal Service Providers Decry Federal Budget Cuts

  • By: The Maine Public Broadcasting Network
  • 04/29/2011
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Law Day honors the legal system

Report: People of color get fewer loans

  • By: democratandchronicle.com
  • 04/29/2011
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A Criminal Past Makes a Job Search Even Harder

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/28/2011
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5 Steps To Doing Pro Bono Right

1 in 4 children in U.S. raised by a single parent

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/27/2011
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Mobile courts speed up justice in Somaliland

  • By: somalilandpress.com
  • 04/27/2011
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Legal Aid hotline to get $1.6m in budget

  • By: The Canberra Times (Australia)
  • 04/26/2011
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Judge orders NYC to pay homeless rent for now .

  • By: Wall Street Journal
  • 04/25/2011
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Poor households take the lead in abandoning landlines

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/21/2011
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Nonprofits Nominated for ‘Webby’ Awards

  • By: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • 04/19/2011
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Pro Bono Success Story – College Student v. Landlord

  • By: Financial News & Daily Record (Jacksonville, FL)
  • 04/18/2011
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Legal aid chapters facing 4% cut

  • By: Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • 04/18/2011
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Food and gas costs push consumer prices higher

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/15/2011
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Student pro bono is on the rise (UK)

Legally Speaking: Some Judges Have the Write Stuff

  • By: The Southeast Texas Record
  • 04/13/2011
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The Power of Thank You

  • By: martindale.com/probono.net
  • 04/13/2011
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UK law schools step up pro bono advice

Burden of College Loans on Graduates Grows

  • By: The New York Times/CNBC.com
  • 04/12/2011
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Budget Deal Cuts $15.8M From Legal Services

  • By: The BLT (Blog of Legal Times)
  • 04/12/2011
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Shutdown Near, No Sign of Compromise

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/08/2011
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To Renovate, and Surpass, City’s Legacy

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/08/2011
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Shutdown Would Spare Federally Funded Legal Services

  • By: The BLT (Blog of Legal Times)
  • 04/08/2011
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The Gulf Oil Spill

  • By: The New England Journal of Medicine
  • 04/07/2011
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Republican Pushes Alternatives to Legal Aid

  • By: The BLT (Blog of Legal Times)
  • 04/07/2011
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Member input on limited scope representation is sought

  • By: The State Bar of Wisconsin
  • 04/06/2011
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TREASURY ISSUES NEW RULES COVERING DIRECTLY DEPOSITED BENEFITS

  • By: National Senior Citizens Law Center
  • 04/04/2011
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Homeowner Help Gone Awry: A Reader’s Guide

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/04/2011
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Email breach could affect millions of consumers

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/04/2011
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Legal aid cuts will harm justice

  • By: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • 04/04/2011
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The Jobless See a Lifeline at Risk

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/01/2011
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March

Report on U.S. states shows which counties are healthiest

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 03/30/2011
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Time Runs Out for St. Bernard Parish

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/30/2011
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Why We’re Fasting

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/30/2011
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Family Justice Center looking for bigger home

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 03/28/2011
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Dallas lawyer wins asylum case

  • By: Dallas Business Journal
  • 03/28/2011
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California judge to rule if kids can see paralyzed mom

  • By: Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 03/25/2011
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New census milestone: Hispanics reach 50 million

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 03/25/2011
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Cuban Prisoner Released, With Pro Bono Help From 2 U.S. Firms

  • By: The American Lawyer (Law.com)
  • 03/23/2011
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Federal Legal Aid Budget Comes Under Fire

  • By: Connecticut Law Tribune
  • 03/22/2011
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Legal Aid in Hard Times (Letter to the Editor)

  • By: The New York Times -- Letter to the Editor, ABA President Stephen N. Zack
  • 03/22/2011
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100 years after Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire, horror resonates

  • By: Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 03/22/2011
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Dangers of Leaving No Resident Behind

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/22/2011
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Law Students Help Foreclosed Home Owners

  • By: International Business Times
  • 03/22/2011
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How mobile devices are changing community information environments

  • By: Pew Internet & American Life Project
  • 03/15/2011
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The Power of Hope

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 03/14/2011
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Slashing Civil Legal Aid

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/10/2011
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Proposed Cut Energizes LSC Supporters

  • By: LSC -- Legal Services Corporation
  • 03/10/2011
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'E-lawyering will be mainstream in 3 years'

  • By: The Gazette (Montreal)
  • 03/04/2011
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Rural/Urban Broadband Study Released

Broke Town, U.S.A.

  • By: The New York Times Magazine
  • 03/03/2011
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20 Ways You Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

  • By: U.S. Department of State
  • 03/03/2011
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Wake law to aid Lumbee Indians pro bono

  • By: The Business Journal (North Carolina)
  • 03/02/2011
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February

Stealing the American Dream of homeownership

  • By: The Louisiana Weekly
  • 02/28/2011
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The crisis in Legal Services funding

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 02/28/2011
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Creating an urban oasis: An editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 02/28/2011
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LSBA Releases Study: Economic Impact of Legal Services Programs

  • By: Louisiana State Bar Association
  • 02/24/2011
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Homelessness survey helps Cool Aid plan (Canada)

  • By: Times Colonist (Canada)
  • 02/23/2011
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CBA Says Legal Services Cut Would Be Devastating

  • By: Law Week (Colorado)
  • 02/22/2011
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House Cuts $70 Million in LSC Funding

  • By: LSC (Legal Services Corporation)
  • 02/22/2011
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House Cuts $70 Million in LSC Funding

  • By: LSC (Legal Services Corporation)
  • 02/22/2011
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2010 Calogero Award Goes to Louisiana Appleseed

  • By: Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • 02/22/2011
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House Votes to Stop 'Equal Access to Justice' Fees

  • By: The BLT (The Blog of Legal Times)
  • 02/21/2011
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Makeover Urged for Federal Court Sites

  • By: Law Technology News
  • 02/21/2011
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Budget cuts loom for local legal aid groups

  • By: Law.com (Daily Business Review)
  • 02/17/2011
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New Orleans was a pioneer in public housing

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 02/14/2011
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Pro-Bono Homeless Doctor Forced to Vacate Building

  • By: WJHG.com -- NewsChannel7
  • 02/11/2011
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House GOP Chairman outlines sweeping spending cuts

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 02/09/2011
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Federal judicial vacancies reaching crisis point

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 02/08/2011
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Pro bono pros fight for victimized consumers

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 02/07/2011
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Deadbeat parents beware: An editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 02/07/2011
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Health care fraud is no longer a faceless crime

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 02/07/2011
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Vault.com Creates New Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Channel

  • By: 3BLMedia/theCSRfeed (Press Release)
  • 02/07/2011
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Lawsuits take toll on Louisiana cities

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 02/07/2011
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Generations and their gadgets

  • By: Pew Internet and American Life Project
  • 02/04/2011
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Foreclosed Homeowners Go to Court on Their Own

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/03/2011
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Community Sector Wage Hearings Underway (Australia)

  • By: ProBonoNews/probonoaustralia.com
  • 02/02/2011
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Sotomayor Reflects on First Years on Court

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/01/2011
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January

New ABA Blog: Pro Bono Exchange

  • By: ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and its project, the Center for Pro Bono
  • 01/31/2011
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Young Guns: Catchafire is Catching On

  • By: FoxNews.com (smallbubusiness.foxbusiness.com)
  • 01/31/2011
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Housing foreclosure activity up across most U.S. metro areas

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 01/27/2011
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A Reservist in a New War, Against Foreclosure

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/27/2011
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CBO: This year's U.S. budget deficit to hit $1.5 trillion

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 01/26/2011
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LSC to Operate at FY10 Levels through Start of 2011

  • By: LSC -- Legal Services Corporation
  • 01/25/2011
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States Help Ex-Prisoners Find Jobs

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/24/2011
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For minorities, new 'digital divide' seen

  • By: Associated Press/The Washington Post
  • 01/21/2011
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Legal aid funding must be maintained

  • By: San Antonio Express
  • 01/20/2011
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Poverty and Recovery (Editorial)

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/19/2011
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Number of pro bono lawyers on the decline

  • By: American Public Media
  • 01/18/2011
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NY lawyers log thousands of pro bono hours

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 01/18/2011
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Jobless claims up a bit in Louisiana

  • By: The Associated Press/The Shreveport Times
  • 01/07/2011
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Jobs Report Signals a Long Haul for a Recovery

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/07/2011
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Homeless man's voice prompts job offers

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 01/06/2011
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Teen birth rate lowest ever

  • By: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • 01/04/2011
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2011 PRO BONO AWARDS

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 01/04/2011
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Legal Services Corp. Finds Its New President

  • By: The BLT (Blog of Legal Times)
  • 01/04/2011
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To Beat Back Poverty, Pay the Poor

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/04/2011
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Perfect storm hits legal aid

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 01/04/2011
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