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Litigants without Lawyers: Equal Justice under Threat in State Courts

5.28.2014
WASHINGTON-- LSC hosted a congressional briefing on May 21 at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Chief Justice Nathan Hecht of the Supreme Court of Texas, and Justices Jess Dickinson of Mississippi, Janice Holder of Tennessee, and Carol Hunstein of Georgia discussed the growing... Continue reading >

Chairman Levi's Law Day 2014 Statement

4.30.2014
Law Day 2014 Statement of John G. Levi, Chairman, Board of Directors, Legal Services Corporation Every year on May 1, Americans mark Law Day by celebrating our country’s commitment to the rule of law and to equal justice under the law. The dedicated lawyers at the 134 programs funded by the... Continue reading >

Seeking Applications for LSC Pro Bono Innovation Fund

4.24.2014
We are excited to release the 2014 Notice of Funds Availability for LSC’s new $2.5 million Pro Bono Innovation Fund. Apply for the Pro Bono Innovation Fund LSC is currently seeking applications from LSC grantees to support the development of new and more robust pro bono efforts and... Continue reading >

Glenn Rawdon's Speech, Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere, on How Technology Transforms Civil Legal Aid

4.14.2014
Glenn Rawdon, LSC Technology Program Counsel, at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice , April 8, 2014 Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere In October of 1999 Bill Gates published an article for Forbes titled: Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere, The next step for technology is universal access . He... Continue reading >

Board of Directors Meeting | Washington, DC | April 2014

4.3.2014
Legal Services Corporation 3333 K Street, N.W 3 F William McCalpin Conference Center Washington, DC 20007 Board Book and Supplemental Materials Meeting Notices Meeting Transcripts Certified Meeting Minutes Meeting Resolutions Panels Videos and Photo Gallery Related Media Mentions Board Book and... Continue reading >

Finding Aid To Improve Find Legal Aid

4.3.2014
Hands down, the most popular feature on LSC’s website is our Find Legal Aid lookup , which directs you to the LSC-funded legal services provider in your service area. I’m happy to announce that we’ve given this lookup a refresh while simplifying its use. But we didn’t do it... Continue reading >

FY 2014 Grantee Budget Allocations

2.7.2014
On January 17 the President signed the FY 2014 Appropriations legislation (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 - HR 3547) passed by Congress last week. The legislation includes $365 million for LSC as we explained in our email to you last week. This is 6.1855% higher than the LSC’s FY 2013... Continue reading >

Board of Directors Meeting | Austin, TX | January 2014

2.6.2014
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown 500 North Interstate 35 Austin, Texas 78701 Phone: (512) 480-8181 Board Book and Supplemental Material s Meeting Notices Meeting Transcripts Certified Meeting Minutes Meeting Resolutions Panels Videos Photo Gallery Board Book and Supplemental Materials Public... Continue reading >

Loan Repayment Assistance Program Accepting 2014 Applications

1.30.2014
We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications under the Herbert S. Garten Loan Repayment Assistance Program . This program awards forgivable $5,600 loans to attorneys with up to five years of experience to help them repay law school loans. Attorneys must have at least $50,000 in law... Continue reading >

Making Your Website More Useful For More People

1.7.2014
At LSC , we’ve been taking a critical look at our web site, to see if we can make it a more useful web site by factoring in all of the ways that people might want to view or use our information. In these days of big data and small screens, we realize that we have to be much more attentive to... Continue reading >

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