May 23, 2023
Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast: ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross
American Bar Association (ABA) President Deborah Enix-Ross joins LSC President Ron Flagg to discuss her priorities in leading the ABA, the role of lawyers in preserving democracy and closing the justice gap on the latest episode of LSC's “Talk Justice” podcast, released today.
May 09, 2023
Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast: AI’s Potential for Access to Justice
Experts discuss the potential impact of generative AI on legal services on the latest episode of LSC's “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. Talk Justice Co-host Cat Moon is joined by guests Sam Flynn, COO and co-founder of the no-code automation platform, Josef; Natalie Anne Knowlton, founder of Access to Justice Ventures; and Tom Martin, CEO and founder of the no-code AI platform, LawDroid.
May 04, 2023
208 General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers from the Largest U.S. Corporations Signed a Letter Urging Congress to Increase Legal Aid Funding
A letter undersigned by 208 general counsel and chief legal officers, many of whom represent the largest corporations in America, urges Congress to strengthen its investment in equal justice by increasing funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
April 28, 2023
Law Day 2023: Message from John G. Levi, Chairman, Legal Services Corporation
LSC Chair John G. Levi releases his Law Day statement. This year's theme is “Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility, and Collaboration."
April 25, 2023
Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast: John Grisham on Legal Aid
Bestselling author John Grisham talks about his experiences as a lawyer and the importance of legal aid on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. Legal Services Corporation (LSC) President Ron Flagg introduces Grisham’s speech, which was recorded at a recent LSC forum on access to justice.
April 24, 2023
New LSC Brief Examines Impact of Extended-Stay Motels on Housing Insecurity
The LSC Housing Task Force released an issue brief today on the role of extended-stay motels in housing insecurity and instability in the United States. The brief assembles research and legal aid providers’ insights into the reasons many low-income Americans reside in motels long-term and how these businesses often function as landlords without being held to the same legal standards.
April 18, 2023
LSC Board of Directors Appoints Tom Yatsco to Inspector General
LSC's Board of Directors has named Tom Yatsco as the new Inspector General starting on April 25, 2023. Yatsco comes to LSC from the advisory and consulting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he has served as a Specialist Leader, helping public-sector clients handle monitoring, compliance and internal audit fraud prevention.
April 11, 2023
Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast: Reimagining Virtual Court to Improve User Experience
Experts discuss the user-experience of remote court proceedings and explore additional possibilities for technological innovation in the courts on the latest episode of LSC's “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. Talk Justice Co-host Molly McDonough is joined by guests Jennifer Leitch, executive director of the National Self-Represented Litigants Network in Canada, and Danielle Hirsch, court management consultant with the National Center for State Courts.
March 28, 2023
Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast: New Report Examines Non-Lawyer Legal Service Provider Programs in 16 States
Experts from the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) discuss how and why states are using non-lawyer legal service providers on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. Talk Justice Co-host Cat Moon is joined by guests Michael Houlberg, director of special projects for IAALS, and Jim Sandman, president emeritus of LSC and IAALS board member.
March 24, 2023
Members of Congress, National Leaders and Author John Grisham to Join LSC Forum on Increasing Access to Justice
LSC is hosting a forum on increasing access to justice on Monday, March 27 from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. EDT at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (Congressional Auditorium, CVC 200).