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2014 General News

August

Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters Suffer

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/29/2014
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Wall Street Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/29/2014
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With Waves of Migrants, a Sea of Legal Problems

  • By: The New York Times/The Texas Tribune
  • 08/27/2014
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Report: 3.7 Million Use Legal Self-Help Centers

  • By: The Wall Street Journal -- Blog
  • 08/26/2014
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Social Security Lifts Seniors Out of Poverty

  • By: National Senior Citizens Law Center
  • 08/18/2014
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NLADA Extends Deadline for Annual Conference Award Nominations to Sept.5

  • By: National Legal Aid and Defender Association
  • 08/18/2014
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Where We Came From, State by State

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/14/2014
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Finding an App to Manage Passwords

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/13/2014
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Check out the Hackcess to Justice Submissions

  • By: Access to Justice Hackathon
  • 08/13/2014
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Videos from ABA Pro Bono Publico Awards Now Online

  • By: American Bar Association
  • 08/11/2014
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Judge Edward Ginsburg to Receive 2014 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award

  • By: Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association
  • 08/08/2014
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Ruling: Des Moines can evict homeless from camps

  • By: The Des Moines Register
  • 08/05/2014
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TIG Conference Call for Proposals - Deadline 8/25/2014

  • By: Legal Services Corporation
  • 08/05/2014
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How to Keep Data Out of Hackers’ Hands

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/05/2014
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ABA to Honor 2014 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipients

  • By: American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
  • 08/01/2014
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This Is Law School?

  • By: The New York Times
  • 08/01/2014
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July

Applicants Sought for Employment Opportunity Legal Corps Fellowship

  • By: Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity
  • 07/30/2014
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USPTO Adds Additional Schools To Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program

  • By: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • 07/30/2014
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Homeowner Program Faces Mounting Application Backlog

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 07/30/2014
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35 percent of Americans facing debt collectors, new study says

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 07/29/2014
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NLADA Seeks Nominations for Annual Conference Awards

  • By: National Legal Aid and Defender Association
  • 07/24/2014
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Swindlers Target Kin of Migrants

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/24/2014
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Children at the Border

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/24/2014
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Where to Start When Starting a Blog

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/23/2014
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On the Nice Internet, Caring Is Sharing

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/18/2014
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ABA, VA to Help Vets Navigate Disability Bureaucracy

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 07/18/2014
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WashingtonLawHelp.org Provides Information Via Text

  • By: Northwest Justice Project
  • 07/18/2014
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July 2014 news from probono.net/la

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 07/18/2014
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Cutting the High Cost of Digital Living

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/15/2014
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June

Hackcess to Justice 2014

  • By: ABA Journal and partners
  • 06/30/2014
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The Secret Of Pro Bono Success: Knowing The Community

  • By: The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
  • 06/25/2014
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Preparing for the ‘Internet of things’

  • By: ABA Journal (online)
  • 06/24/2014
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JOB OPENING: Federal Public Defender Capital Habeas Unit, Central CA - Staff Attorney

  • By: Federal Public Defender Capital Habeas Unit, Central CA
  • 06/23/2014
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Free Online Elder Abuse Training for legal service providers.

  • By: Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime
  • 06/17/2014
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Super Lawyers names 2013 Pro Bono Award recipients

  • By: Legal Current (Thompson Reuters)
  • 06/16/2014
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News from Louisiana Pro Bono Net -- June 11, 2014

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 06/11/2014
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Who Made That Autocorrect?

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/09/2014
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May

Jindal signs domestic violence bills

  • By: The New Orleans Advocate
  • 05/30/2014
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Pro Bono Opportunity with National Desert Storm War Memorial

  • By: ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty
  • 05/20/2014
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50 Tech Tips 2014 Slides

Monterey courts launch self-help website.

  • By: Monterey County Weekly
  • 05/19/2014
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Digital education could make Americans more competitive, close achievement gap

  • By: The TImes-Picayune, The Hechinger Report
  • 05/14/2014
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May 2014 News from Louisiana Pro Bono Net

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 05/14/2014
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They've Deleted Their 'Spacebook' Profiles

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/13/2014
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JOB OPENING: ABA Death Penalty Representation Project Staff Attorney

  • By: ABA Death Penalty Representation Project
  • 05/07/2014
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Going Mobile

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/06/2014
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Civil Pro Bono Pilot Program Adopted

  • By: Federal Bar Association -- New Orleans Chapter
  • 05/01/2014
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April

Up in Years and All but Priced Out of New York

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/30/2014
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A Housing Crisis for Aging New Yorkers

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/29/2014
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Domestic violence bill OK’d

Health Care Apps Offer Patients an Active Role

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/28/2014
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Access Brief: Language Access and Self-Represented Litigants Now Available

  • By: Center on Court Access to Justice for All
  • 04/23/2014
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U.S. Middle Class: World’s Richest No More

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/22/2014
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Lawyers' Committee Releases Report on Foreclosure Rescue Fraud and Efforts to Fight Back

  • By: The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • 04/21/2014
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Doubly Disabled in Life

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/16/2014
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Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 04/16/2014
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ROTW: Criminal History Screening in College Admissions

  • By: Center for Community Alternatives
  • 04/14/2014
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State Ponders Ways To Offer Low-Cost Legal Services

  • By: The Connecticut Law Tribune
  • 04/14/2014
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For Striving Students, a Connection to Money

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/10/2014
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The Mentally Ill, Behind Bars

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/07/2014
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Sweeping Ruling on Domestic Violence

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/02/2014
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Chief Justice Castille Asks Lawyers to Support Access to Justice for All

  • By: Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • 04/02/2014
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March

Helping Women Get Back in the Game

  • By: The New York TImes
  • 03/18/2014
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Low-Wage Workers Find Poverty Harder to Escape

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/17/2014
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Saving a Future for Those With Disabilities

  • By: The New York TImes
  • 03/14/2014
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News from probono.net/la -- March 2014

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 03/11/2014
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Attorney openings

  • By: Legal Services of North Louisiana
  • 03/07/2014
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High court sides with parent who fled with child

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 03/05/2014
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February

Rules to limit marketing unhealthy food in schools

  • By: The Associated Press/The Advocate
  • 02/25/2014
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Language rules change in county courts-MI

  • By: Battle Creek Inquirer
  • 02/23/2014
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Family Law/Self-Help Conference Agenda At-A-Glance

  • By: Legal Aid Association of California
  • 02/10/2014
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UNITY’s successes in N.O. praised by New York Times

  • By: Unity of Greater New Orleans
  • 02/07/2014
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A Crusade for the Financially Devastated

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/06/2014
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LouisianaLawHelp.org Launches Free Mobile Website

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 02/04/2014
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January

The Ethics of Pro Bono

  • By: Association of Corporate Counsel
  • 01/24/2014
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Sarah's Uncertain Path

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/22/2014
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Changes to Louisiana Uniform Rules -- Courts of Appeal

  • By: Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal
  • 01/13/2014
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All Access: A National Library Conference on Access to Justice

  • By: Law Library Association of Maryland
  • 01/09/2014
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Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire

  • By: The Advocate/The Associated Press
  • 01/09/2014
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Nominations Sought for the 2014 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award

  • By: American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
  • 01/08/2014
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Taking Along iCloud Calendars

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/08/2014
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