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2017 General News

December

The problem with prisons in America

Judge Orders Total Lead Paint Clean-Up (CT)

  • By: New Haven Independent
  • 12/07/2017
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“A black hole of due process” in New Mexico

  • By: New Mexico In Depth
  • 12/01/2017
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November

Trump turns his back on Haitian quake refugees

  • By: SocialistWorker.org
  • 11/29/2017
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ICE’s Courthouse Arrests Undercut Democracy

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/26/2017
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The Failure of New York's Bail Law

Do-It-Yourself for the Legal Industry

  • By: The Regulatory Review
  • 11/21/2017
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DREAMers File Suit Seeking DACA Extension (VA)

  • By: Legal Aid Justice Center
  • 11/21/2017
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BLJ: UB Law clinic to offer hurricane relief (NY)

  • By: Buffalo Business First
  • 11/13/2017
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Legal Aid office reopens in Boone (NC)

October

Domestic Violence Awareness Month underscores need for legal aid (WA)

  • By: Washington State Governor's Office
  • 10/30/2017
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How Free Legal Help Can Prevent Evictions

BLJ: Pro bono cases help area’s neediest (NY)

  • By: Buffalo Law Journal
  • 10/23/2017
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LA considers lifting criminal penalties for park vendors (CA)

  • By: Southern California Public Radio
  • 10/11/2017
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Pro Bono Programs, Spurred by Posner, Should Grow

  • By: New Jersey Law Journal
  • 10/09/2017
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PLI Launches New Pro Bono Practice Area Site

  • By: Practising Law Institute (PLI)
  • 10/03/2017
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Juvenile immigration case backlog grows in Nevada

  • By: Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • 10/02/2017
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September

TOPA: Protection or extortion? (DC)

  • By: The Washington Blade
  • 09/30/2017
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South Dakota Swaps Lawyers for Tablets in Prisons

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 09/29/2017
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Legal-Aid Groups Fight for Texans’ Disaster Relief

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 09/29/2017
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Asylum Seekers Sue ICE Over Prolonged Detention

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 09/28/2017
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Founder, legal group dispute funding (TX)

  • By: The Brownsville Herald
  • 09/23/2017
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FREE RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR DACA RENEWAL (IL)

  • By: Illinois Legal Aid Online
  • 09/20/2017
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OHA and Ka Huli Ao continue initiative to serve the Native Hawaiian Community (HI)

  • By: University of Hawai‘i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
  • 09/18/2017
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Justice for all: Legal aid deserves support (AK) (Opinion)

  • By: Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
  • 09/16/2017
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Free post-Irma legal assistance available (FL)

  • By: Cape Coral Daily Breeze
  • 09/13/2017
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August

Automatic Voter Registration Becomes Law in Illinois (IL)

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 08/28/2017
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July

Clinic Provides Seniors Free Legal Help

Seattle approves additional funding for immigrant and refugee families (WA)

  • By: The Daily of the University of Washington
  • 07/26/2017
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ABA tool highlights veterans’ legal issues

  • By: The Indiana Lawyer
  • 07/26/2017
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Our Opinion: The price of justice

New center breeds hope

State Bar Urges Congress to Boost LSC Funding

  • By: New York Law Journal
  • 07/13/2017
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Civil legal aid getting no increase in budget

  • By: Worcester Business Journal
  • 07/10/2017
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Legal Knowledge Gardening and Civil Justice Engineering (Blog)

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 07/03/2017
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How to best fit pro bono into your law practice

  • By: American Bar Association
  • 07/01/2017
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June

Legislature could whack legal aid for the needy (NC)

  • By: The Charlotte Observer
  • 06/21/2017
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Opinion: Support Legal Aid services

  • By: Burlington Free Press
  • 06/16/2017
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Opinion: Support Legal Aid services (VT)

Our Turn: The importance of civil legal aid (NH)

  • By: New Hampshire Concord Monitor
  • 06/11/2017
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In support of legal services

  • By: New Hampshire Business Review
  • 06/09/2017
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Local attorneys providing free legal aid (WY)

  • By: The Sheridan Press
  • 06/08/2017
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Class of 2017 Sets Two New Pro Bono Records

  • By: George Washington University
  • 06/08/2017
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NYC Family Court Goes All Digital (NY)

  • By: New York Law Journal
  • 06/05/2017
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Equal justice at risk

Del. Judiciary Names New Court Administrator

  • By: Delaware Law Weekly
  • 06/01/2017
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May

Pro Bono Work Makes Me a Better Attorney

  • By: Daily Report (ALM)
  • 05/31/2017
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Legal Aid on Public Access Television

  • By: Making Justice Real
  • 05/31/2017
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The Veterans Consortium Announces 5,000th Case

  • By: PR Newswire/The Veterans Consortium
  • 05/30/2017
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A Vision of an Integrated Service-Delivery System

  • By: Legal Services Corporation
  • 05/09/2017
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The LSC – Pro Bono Net – Microsoft Statewide ATJ Portal

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 05/08/2017
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April

Why General Counsel Oppose Trump's Legal Services Cuts

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 04/03/2017
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March

Why General Counsel Oppose Trump's Legal Services Cuts

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 03/29/2017
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February

Support Immigrants in Two Easy Steps

January

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CBJC's Veterans Assistance Project

The City Bar Justice Center’s Veterans Assistance Project (VAP) provides disabled, low-income veterans in New York City with pro bono legal assistance on issues related to claims for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. VAP’s successful advocacy relies on pro bono attorneys’ creativity and hard work, and the project is pleased to highlight recent wins by three different attorney teams from Loeb & Loeb, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Read More.

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