Legal Services Cuts

In November, congress passed a bill that slashed funds to Legal Services Corp. by 14%.  As a result, many low income Americans will be unable to receive legal assistance, and many attorneys who have dedicated their careers to public interest will lose their jobs. You can read more on the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, but the outlook is grim.  Legal aid organizations will have to work with even fewer resources than last year, while still attempting to serve a growing number of clients.  What do you think about the cuts in funding? Are there viable solutions for organizations trying to do more with less? What do you plan on doing about it? Leave a comment and share your thoughts.

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