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LSC President Jim Sandman Receives D.C. Commission on Human Rights Award

12.7.2016
The District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights will honor LSC President James Sandman on December 7 with its 2016 Cornelius R. “Neil” Alexander Humanitarian Award for his long-standing commitment to providing access to justice and pro bono legal services for those in need in the District. The... Continue reading >

LSC Vice Chair Martha Minow Elected to American Academy of Political and Social Science

12.6.2016
LSC Vice Chair and Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS), one of the nation’s oldest learned societies. Minow was one of five distinguished scholars elected. AAPSS inducts a new cohort of fellows each year in... Continue reading >

White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable Releases First Annual Report

11.30.2016
The White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (WH-LAIR) has released its first annual report to the President, “ Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs .” Accompanying the report are the Department of Justice’s press release , factsheet , and a blogpost by WH-LAIR designated... Continue reading >

LSC on the Passing of Judge Richard B. Teitelman

11.29.2016
The Missouri Supreme Court announced today that Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard B. Teitelman had passed away. Judge Teitelman was a leader in the legal community, an esteemed jurist, and a champion for equal justice. Judge Teitelman spent much of his career serving the Legal Services of... Continue reading >

Video: LSC President Jim Sandman Interviewed at Law Firm Leaders Forum

11.15.2016
LSC President Jim Sandman sat down with Thomson Reuters' Legal Executive Institute Chair Ralph Baxter at the recent Law Firm Leaders Forum to discuss access to justice issues and the future of legal services. Continue reading >

Video: LSC President Jim Sandman Interviewed by Thomson Reuters

10.26.2016
LSC President Jim Sandman recently visited the Thomson Reuters Eagan campus to share his thoughts on why the legal industry has been slow to initiate and adopt new technology. Following his presentation, David Curle, Director of Market Intelligence at Thomson Reuters Legal, sat down with him to... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | LSC Board Meeting | October 2016

10.17.2016
Good afternoon and welcome. I am John Levi and it is my distinct honor to serve as the 10th Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Thank you for joining us today for these discussions on the importance of access to justice in our country. I want to thank the... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Pro Bono Awards Reception

10.17.2016
Good evening, and as many of you already know, I am John Levi, the 10th Chair of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation, and it is my pleasure on behalf of our Board to welcome you to this reception. Tonight we recognize two distinguished New Mexico lawyers, two leading law firms... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | House of Delegates

8.9.2016
Good morning. Thank you, Madam Chair, for that warm introduction, and for giving me the privilege of speaking today to the ABA’s House of Delegates, LSC’s indispensable partner throughout our 42-year history. I also want to profoundly thank out-going ABA President Paulette Brown for her inspired... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | LSC Board Meeting | July 2016

7.18.2016
It is now my privilege to introduce Peter Shumlin, Vermont’s 81 st governor. Governor Shumlin’s career in public service spans more than three decades. It began at the age of 24, when he was elected to serve on the Putney Board of Selectmen. In 1990, Governor Madeleine Kunin appointed him to fill... Continue reading >

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