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2013 General News

December

Update: E-Newsletter of the Texas Access to Justice Commission

  • By: Texas Access to Justice Commission
  • 12/19/2013
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December 2013 News from Louisiana Pro Bono Net

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 12/18/2013
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Reasons to Dream

  • By: The New York Times
  • 12/13/2013
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ROTW: Reforming Funding to Reduce Mass Incarceration

  • By: The Brennan Center for Justice
  • 12/09/2013
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Girl in the Shadows: Dasani’s Homeless Life

  • By: The New York Times
  • 12/09/2013
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A foreclosure victim's journey to a new home

  • By: Minnesota Public Radio News
  • 12/06/2013
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When Children Are Traded

  • By: The New York Times
  • 12/04/2013
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November

News from Louisiana Pro Bono Net -- November 19, 2013

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 11/19/2013
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Julie MacFarlane on Barriers to Unbundling

  • By: Access to Justice Blog
  • 11/19/2013
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More young adults delay careers, marriage, homeownership, Census says

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 11/14/2013
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In Public Education, Edge Still Goes to Rich

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/14/2013
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Aid trickling into hard-hit areas in Philippines

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 11/12/2013
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Blighted Cities Prefer Razing to Rebuilding

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/12/2013
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Louisiana Medicaid program has $50M budget gap

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 11/05/2013
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Hiring an End-of-Life Enforcer

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/01/2013
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October

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Seeks an Executive Director

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 10/31/2013
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Food stamp aid reduced with the start of November

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 10/31/2013
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Guardian Scholars

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/31/2013
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Senator, Congresswoman, Advocates to Receive Awards for Work on Homelessness

  • By: National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
  • 10/29/2013
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Hurricane Sandy: A Storm Still Felt

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/28/2013
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News from Louisiana Pro Bono Net

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 10/25/2013
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Free law clinics abound for National Pro Bono Week

  • By: New Orleans CityBusiness
  • 10/23/2013
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Study: 15% of U.S. youth out of school, work

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 10/22/2013
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Pennsylvania Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Service by Legal Services Corporation

  • By: Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Office
  • 10/22/2013
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Apps to Protect Your Array of Passwords

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/22/2013
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Government reopens Thursday after 16-day shutdown

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/17/2013
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Facebook eases privacy settings for teenagers

  • By: The Associated Press
  • 10/17/2013
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Government shutdown enters third week

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/14/2013
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Supreme Court Has Deep Docket in Its New Term

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/07/2013
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Why wasn't Brandajah rescued?: Editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 10/04/2013
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Government shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 10/04/2013
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Who knew? Shutdown casualties shatter stereotypes

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 10/04/2013
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Louisiana Loan Repayment Assistance Program Guidelines

  • By: Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • 10/01/2013
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September

Job Announcement: Executive Director, Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc.

  • By: Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc.
  • 09/30/2013
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When There’s No Family

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/30/2013
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Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online

  • By: Pew Internet & American Life Project
  • 09/25/2013
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2013 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Jeffrey Trachtman

  • By: American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
  • 09/20/2013
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Law students to be rewarded for pro bono work

  • By: The New Zealand Herald
  • 09/19/2013
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2013 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Leonard, Street and Deinard

  • By: American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
  • 09/18/2013
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Juvenile incarceration in Louisiana drops 68 percent, study shows

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 09/17/2013
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1 in 7 people in poverty in US, Census Bureau reports

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 09/17/2013
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Lifelines for Poor Children

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/16/2013
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Haves and have-nots as health care markets open

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 09/11/2013
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ROTW: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Correctional Education

  • By: Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • 09/10/2013
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2013 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Bruce B. Blackwell

  • By: American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
  • 09/09/2013
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Session Proposals Sought for 2014 Equal Justice Conference

  • By: ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and the National Legal Aid & Defender Association
  • 09/06/2013
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2013 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Patricia Lee

  • By: American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
  • 09/05/2013
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Most states lack disaster plans for kids, report says

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 09/04/2013
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August

La. wages stagnant, report says

College of Law students to the legal profession: There's an app for that

  • By: Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
  • 08/27/2013
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August 2013 Louisiana Pro Bono Net News

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 08/14/2013
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Late payments on credit cards at nearly 20-year low

  • By: The Associated Press/The New York Times
  • 08/13/2013
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Where have all the lawyers gone? Few attorneys do pro bono

  • By: Pacific Coast Business Times
  • 08/09/2013
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Clock's Ticking on ABA Pro Bono Requirement

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 08/07/2013
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Flood insurance under review in La.

Power, Pollution and the Internet

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/07/2013
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LASC Establishes Transition Into Practice Voluntary Mentoring Program

  • By: Louisiana State Bar Association/Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • 08/06/2013
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Report: More D.C. Lawyers Doing Pro Bono Work

  • By: The BLT - The Blog of Legal Times
  • 08/01/2013
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Life in India’s Juvenile Homes

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/01/2013
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July

Court says no warrant needed to track cellphone data

  • By: The Times-Picayune/The Associated Press
  • 07/31/2013
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A City Invokes Seizure Laws to Save Homes

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/30/2013
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October Designated as Louisiana’s Month of Legal Service

  • By: Louisiana State Bar Association
  • 07/30/2013
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Tablet Ownership 2013

  • By: Pew Internet & American Life Project
  • 07/30/2013
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U.S. Supreme Court issues revised rules

  • By: The Supreme Court of the United States
  • 07/29/2013
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Pro bono attorneys provide peace of mind for area seniors

  • By: Jacksonville Finanical News & Daily Record
  • 07/29/2013
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Lawyer heeds father's advice: 'Examine more. Assume less'

  • By: StarTribune (Minneapolis)
  • 07/29/2013
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‘That’s as Bad as It Gets’

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/26/2013
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Inquiry into Legal Barriers for People with Disabilities

  • By: Pro Bono News (Australia)
  • 07/25/2013
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Louisiana Suing Oil Giants Over Wetland Damage

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/24/2013
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Digital Tools to Curb Snooping

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/18/2013
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Judicial Role in Promoting Access

  • By: Center on Court Access to Justice for All (a project of NCSC)
  • 07/18/2013
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News from probono.net/la -- July 2013

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 07/18/2013
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App Helps People Apply for Citizenship

  • By: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • 07/17/2013
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Pro Bono Is a Two-Way Street

  • By: Non Profit Quarterly
  • 07/15/2013
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The New Old Age: Unwilling to Accept Aid

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/10/2013
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ABA Pro Bono Publico Awards Honor 3 Lawyers, Law Firm and Corporation

  • By: ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
  • 07/09/2013
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California’s proposed practical skills requirement

  • By: ABA Center for Pro Bono Exchange
  • 07/08/2013
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Want a free lawyer? Try Robins Kaplan, ranking says

  • By: Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal
  • 07/03/2013
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Paid via Card, Workers Feel Sting of Fees

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/01/2013
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War On the Unemployed

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/01/2013
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June

Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project seeks Associate Executive Director

  • By: Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • 06/27/2013
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High court voids key part of Voting Rights Act

  • By: The Advocate/The Associated Press
  • 06/25/2013
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Apple Committed to Captioning of iTunes Movies and TV Shows

  • By: Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF)
  • 06/17/2013
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Smartphone Ownership 2013

  • By: Pew Internet & American Life Project
  • 06/05/2013
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National Day of Civic Hacking -- Updates

Small claims, big impact, for low-income pro bono clients

  • By: Financial News & Daily Record
  • 06/03/2013
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May

Mortgage-Relief Plan is Extended

  • By: Wall Street Journal
  • 05/30/2013
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'Low Bono' Endeavor Aims to Address Unmet Legal Needs

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 05/22/2013
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Senior citizens bill sidelined

A New Spanish Language Consumer Finance Site

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/17/2013
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After the Denial Letter Arrives

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/17/2013
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How to Lighten the Crush of E-Mail

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/10/2013
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Google Glass Picks Up Early Signal: Keep Out

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/10/2013
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Seniors visit State Capitol

Older Workers Say Age Bias Is Common

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/09/2013
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Craving Wi-Fi, Preferably Free and Really Fast

  • By: The New York Times/CNBC
  • 05/01/2013
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April

Volunteers needed for "Ask-a-Lawyer" day at the Slidell library.

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services -- North Shore Pro Bono Project
  • 04/30/2013
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Predatory Lenders

  • By: The New York Times -- Editorial
  • 04/30/2013
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Twitter Speaks, Markets Listen, and Fears Rise

  • By: The New York Times/The Benton Foundation
  • 04/29/2013
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HUD: Intent to Close 16 Field Offices

US: Pro Bono Mandate Gains Steam

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 04/22/2013
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Resolving Identity Theft? How to Help

  • By: Federal Trade Commission
  • 04/22/2013
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Canada: Lawyers volunteer time, expertise

A Reason for Optimism in D.C.

  • By: The Huffington Post
  • 04/18/2013
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Start-Up Lets Users Track Who Tracks Them

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/16/2013
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Worries Multiplied for Elderly

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/16/2013
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Child Migrants, Alone in Court

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/12/2013
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With Police in Schools, More Children in Court

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/12/2013
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Chief Justice Castille reminds lawyers of need to provide public service

  • By: Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • 04/11/2013
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How to Lighten the Crush of E-Mail

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/11/2013
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Law Firm Staff Love Pro Bono Too!

Drug court graduates have hopes for future

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 04/08/2013
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APRIL 2013 NEWS FROM LOUISIANA PRO BONO NET

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 04/08/2013
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Babel of Video

  • By: Stanford Social Innovation Review
  • 04/05/2013
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Racing to Get Ahead of the Mobile Explosion

  • By: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • 04/05/2013
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Q&A: Cleaning Up Outdated Gmail Contacts

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/05/2013
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Trauma Sets Female Veterans Adrift Back Home

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/05/2013
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March

Consumer Seminar: How The Internet Can Benefit Older Americans

  • By: FCC - Federal Communications Commission
  • 03/28/2013
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IBM to bring 800 jobs to Baton Rouge

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 03/27/2013
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Celebrating 200 Years

  • By: Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • 03/22/2013
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Firearms and Domestic Violence

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/22/2013
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Community Events Mark National Close the Gap Day

  • By: Pro Bono News (Australia)
  • 03/21/2013
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Cloud Ethics Opinions Around the U.S.

  • By: ABA - Law Practice Management
  • 03/21/2013
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Justices Permit Resale of Copyrighted Imports

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/20/2013
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A Gray Jobs Market for All Ages

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/20/2013
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You've been served ... through Facebook?

  • By: Thompson Reuters News & Insight
  • 03/20/2013
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Electronic Glut Rising in Toxic Piles

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/19/2013
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Gideon at 50

  • By: ABA - American Bar Association
  • 03/19/2013
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Touro to Organize National Sandy Pro Bono Effort

  • By: The New York Law Journal
  • 03/18/2013
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The Next Generation of Pro Bono Lawyers

  • By: ThePBEye (Pro Bono Institute)
  • 03/14/2013
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Providence Is Top City in Contest of Ideas

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/13/2013
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March News from Louisiana Pro Bono Net

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 03/13/2013
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2013 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award

  • By: Pro Bono Instittute
  • 03/12/2013
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Pro Bono Counsel Profile: Simpson Thacher

Disruptions: Digital Era Redefining Etiquette

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/11/2013
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Facebook tries to stay hip with more dynamic News Feed

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 03/08/2013
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Sequestration Adds to Woes of Long-Term Unemployed

  • By: US News & World Report
  • 03/08/2013
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Looking to do pro bono work? Maybe this will help (NC)

  • By: Triangle Business Journal
  • 03/08/2013
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Live Now! Diversity Conclave

  • By: Louisiana State Bar Association
  • 03/08/2013
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The Professors’ Big Stage

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/07/2013
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Using Technology to Unbundle in the Legal Services Community

  • By: Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • 03/07/2013
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You May Now Kiss the Computer Screen

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/06/2013
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Repairing their rides

Pro Se Divorce Forms Get Approval From Justices

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 03/04/2013
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Attorneys Needed

  • By: National Agricultural Law Center
  • 03/04/2013
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Web Privacy Becomes a Business Imperative

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/04/2013
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February

One Rat Thinks, and Another Reacts

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/28/2013
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When Violence Is Against Domestic Helpers

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/26/2013
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Pro Bono Movement Goes Global

  • By: The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire
  • 02/25/2013
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La. coast facing grim reality

Veterans law conferences and meetings coming up in April in Washington, DC

  • By: State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project
  • 02/20/2013
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It Takes a B.A. to Find a Job as a File Clerk

  • By: The New York Times (via cnbc.com)
  • 02/20/2013
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Burger King apologizes after Twitter account gets hacked

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 02/19/2013
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Microsoft launches Outlook.com, takes aim at Google's Gmail

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 02/19/2013
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To Practice Law, Apprentice First

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/19/2013
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Now Atlanta Is Turning Old Tracks Green

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/15/2013
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One Billion Rising, New Orleans

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 02/15/2013
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Blogging With Video, Hoping to Go Viral

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/14/2013
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Straining to Hear and Fend Off Dementia

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/13/2013
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Summer 2013 Law Student Intern with American Bar Association

  • By: ABA Military Pro Bono Project
  • 02/13/2013
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Going With the Flow

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/13/2013
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Staying Private on the New Facebook

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/08/2013
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Check it out! National LawHelp.org site has a new look.

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 02/08/2013
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Effective Addiction Treatment

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/07/2013
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Tax court system floated

ACC Chapters & Pro Bono

  • By: The PBEye (Pro Bono Institute)
  • 02/06/2013
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New smartphone app directs users to courtrooms

  • By: Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • 02/06/2013
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Pro Bono: Figuring out the disconnect

  • By: Chicago Lawyer Magazine
  • 02/05/2013
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Group restores victims' photos destroyed in Superstorm Sandy

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 02/04/2013
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A Million Strong: Helping Them Through

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/04/2013
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Pro bono and access to justice: mind the gap

My Valuable, Cheap College Degree

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/01/2013
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29 DFW companies join massive pro bono push

  • By: Dallas Business Journal
  • 02/01/2013
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January

Tip of the Week: Use Word on the Web

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/31/2013
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For Some Caregivers, the Trauma Lingers

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/30/2013
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Strengthening Our Workforce from Within

  • By: Greater New Orleans Community Data Center
  • 01/29/2013
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An Oil Boom Takes a Toll on Health Care

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/28/2013
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Secret Ingredient for Success

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/23/2013
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Ranks of working poor increasing

Military suicides hit record high 349 in 2012

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 01/14/2013
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Announcements from the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal

  • By: First Circuit Court of Appeal, Louisiana
  • 01/14/2013
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Security Firm Discovers Cyber-Spy Campaign

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/14/2013
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Smartphones Can Now Run Consumers’ Lives

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/11/2013
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Diagnosis: Battered but Vibrant

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/08/2013
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News from Louisiana Pro Bono Net: January 2013

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 01/08/2013
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Someone to watch over a soldier

Pro Bono Inc.

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 01/07/2013
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Inmates Find Health and Solace in Yoga

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/03/2013
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