James Sandman
Before joining LSC, Sandman served as president of the District of Columbia bar from 2006-2007, and from 2007 to 2011, Sandman served as general counsel for the District of Columbia Public Schools...
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Elizabeth* is the Johnson* family’s ninth foster child. In 2011, she was placed with the Johnson family days after her birth because of prenatal exposure to heroin, cigarettes, and alcohol. Although...
LSC’s 2017 – 2020 Strategic Plan outlines the three strategic goals that will guide it for the next four years: Maximize the availability, quality, and effectiveness of the services its grantees provide to eligible low-income individuals. Expand the role of LSC as a convener and leading voice for civil legal services for eligible persons living in poverty in the United States. Continue to achieve the highest standards of management for LSC and its grantees to sustain a capable, responsive, and accountable organization.
LSC Board Chair John G. Levi at Omaha News Conference. I am delighted to be here today to formally introduce these important grants from LSC’s Midwestern Legal Disaster Coordination Fund to Legal Aid of Nebraska and Iowa Legal Aid. The projects they will fund should help to bolster and expand the already impressive disaster response operations at work in these two states.
This article originally appeared in MinnPost A veteran in Minneapolis receiving less than $800 a month in income from Social Security was forced into homelessness by a $200-a-month child-support...

Pepperdine Law School Dean Deanell Tacha Quote

“When the great majority of the individuals and small businesses of the nation no longer can, or believe they no longer can, get a lawyer, be represented effectively, go to court, settle their disputes in a fair and impartial way, and be treated like every other citizen, we quite simply, have lost the guiding principle of our republic—equal justice under law. When that goes, the rule of law goes, and when that goes, the great dreams of those patriots who founded and fought for this republic go with it—never to be reclaimed. Something must be done!


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