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LSC Microsoft, and Pro Bono Net to Partner with Alaska and Hawaii to Create Statewide Legal Access Portals WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Microsoft Corporation, and Pro Bono Net...
WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the country’s largest funder of civil legal aid programs for low-income people, is announcing today the development of online, statewide “legal portals” to direct individuals with civil legal needs to the most appropriate forms of assistance. LSC will partner with Microsoft Corporation and Pro Bono Net to develop portals for up to two statewide pilots intended to demonstrate how this approach can be replicated as widely as possible in an economic fashion.
WASHINGTON – Esther F. Lardent will be remembered as a tireless champion for equal access to justice, Legal Services Corporation President James J. Sandman said today. “Esther did more to increase...
To: Hannah Lieberman, Executive Director Neighborhood Legal Services Program (D.C.) From: Ron Flagg, General Counsel Mark Freedman, Senior Associate General Counsel Date: November 9, 2015 Issue...
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NLSP’s investigation revealed that the landlord had targeted disabled and homeless veterans to occupy substandard housing units, in addition to managing several Community Residential Facilities (CRF) for severely disabled residents. The landlord had failed to properly administer medications or provide adequate food for residents, and failed to pay CRF employees a legal wage or pay rent on the CRF, creating a risk that residents could be evicted.

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