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General Information: What is LSC? The U.S. constitution guarantees access to a lawyer when someone is accused of a crime. But, there is no constitutional right to an attorney when someone faces a...
Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is committed to increasing access to data to help grantees, the media, and the public understand the nature of civil legal needs and the services available to address individual and families in need.
LSC awarded 26 Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) to 24 legal services organizations in 21 states for a total of $3,884,257. Among the 26 funded initiatives are projects that enhance online self-help...
Statutory Restrictions on LSC-funded Programs The Legal Services Corporation Act (42 U.S.C. § 2996 et seq. ) stipulates that LSC-funded programs cannot use either LSC or private funds for certain...
HOW LEGAL AID HELPS VETERANS Local legal aid offices are gateways for veterans in need of civil legal assistance. Many veterans who served in combat confront legal problems—such as foreclosures,...
What is the Legal Services Corporation? The U.S. constitution guarantees access to a lawyer when someone is accused of a crime. But, there is no constitutional right to an attorney when someone faces...
The Role of Legal Aid in Disaster Recovery In the aftermath of a natural disaster, legal services providers are a critical component of comprehensive disaster relief. The Legal Services Corporation (...
Opioid addiction and overdosing is a public health crisis affecting nearly every community in America. The White House Council of Economic Advisors estimated that in 2015 the economic cost of the...
HOW LEGAL AID HELPS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the single largest funder of civil legal assistance in the country. LSC promotes access to justice by funding...

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