September 13, 2022
Law school leaders discuss how their academic institutions work towards expanding access to justice on the latest episode of LSC's “Talk Justice” podcast.
August 24, 2022
Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast: Academic Medical-Legal Partnership Teaches Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Leaders from Georgetown University’s Health Justice Alliance discuss how the medical-legal partnership (MLP) benefits both law and medical students on the latest episode of LSC's “Talk Justice” podcast, released yesterday. LSC President Ronald Flagg hosts the conversation with guests professor Vicki Girard, faculty director of the Georgetown Health Justice Alliance; Dr. Eileen Moore, medical director of the Health Justice Alliance and associate dean of the Georgetown School of Medicine; and Dr. Ana Caskin, deputy medical director of the Health Justice Alliance and director of the Anacostia and Roosevelt School based Health Centers.
August 17, 2022
Legal Services Corporation Awards $4.75 Million to Expand Pro Bono Services for Low-Income Americans
LSC announced today that it is awarding Pro Bono Innovation Fund grants totaling $4.75 million to 15 legal aid organizations. The grants will support the growth of pro bono legal services for low-income Americans.
August 17, 2022
Fifteen legal aid organizations are receiving LSC Pro Bono Innovation Fund grants totaling $4.75 million to support the growth of pro bono legal services for low-income Americans.
August 09, 2022
Legal experts discuss the access-to-justice implications of the increasing number of climate emergencies and the role of legal aid and pro bono attorneys in the latest episode of LSC's “Talk Justice” podcast.
July 26, 2022
Associate Justice Anne McKeig of the Minnesota Supreme Court joins Legal Services Corporation (LSC) President Ron Flagg on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. A descendant of the White Earth Nation, Justice McKeig is the first Native American to serve on Minnesota’s highest court, and the first Native American woman on any state’s Supreme Court.
July 22, 2022
Rep. Cuellar Joins Texas Legal Aid Organizations to Announce $2.5 Million in Grants Benefiting Survivors of Natural Disasters
Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Legal Services Corporation (LSC) President Ronald S. Flagg will join leaders from three Texas legal services organizations on July 25 to announce $2.5 million in LSC grants to support disaster relief.
July 12, 2022
Legal experts share their perspectives on the expungement process in the latest episode of LSC's “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. Jason Tashea, a member of LSC’s Emerging Leaders Council, hosts the conversation with guests Noella Sudbury, CEO of the Raza Benefit Corporation and founder of Clean Slate Utah; Sarah Lageson, author and associate professor at Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice; and Yousef Kassim, co-founder and CEO of Easy Expunctions.
July 11, 2022
Gov. Pritzker, Mayor Lightfoot, Sen. Durbin Join Other Lawmakers and Legal Leaders at LSC Chicago Forum on Increasing Access to Justice
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) will host a forum in Chicago on July 13 focusing on new data about the civil legal needs of low-income Americans and ways to expand access to justice in Illinois and nationwide.
July 11, 2022
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors will present Pro Bono Service Awards on July 13 to Illinois attorneys and a law firm in recognition of their extraordinary commitment to equal justice.