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Alaska Legal Services Corporation

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State commissions have found that the restrictions placed on organizations receiving federal Legal Services Corporation ("LSC") funds: Present "major barriers to justice for low-income persons . . ." (Arkansas) Prevent representation "in cases ranging from an illegal tenant lockout to consumer fraud, to civil rights enforcement." (New Hampshire) Have a "negative impact," "in actual practice (causing great inefficiencies in the way applicants for service must be processed and referred) and principle (denial of essential and fundamental legal assistance to some who need it)." ...
to those who otherwise would be unable to afford it. The LSC was created in 1974 with bipartisan congressional sponsorship and the support of the Nixon administration , and is funded through the congressional appropriations process. LSC has a board of eleven directors, appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate , that set LSC policy. By law the board is bipartisan; no more than six can come from the same party. 1 LSC has a president and other officers who implement those policies and oversee the corporation's operations. For 2007, LSC had a budget of some $350 million to allow ...
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dropped onto her desk today. Last year she vetoed millions of dollars in pet capital projects across the state. Plus, Anchorage listeners could once again listen to shock jocks “Woody and Wilcox” on morning radio following weeks of public outrage and discussion about remarks that were at least remarkably insensitive. Those stories and more on tonight’s Alaska News Nightly, broadcast statewide on APRN stations . Individual news stories are posted in the Alaska News category and you can subscribe to APRN’s news feeds via e-mail, podcast and RSS. Young defends ‘Coconut Road’ earmark on House floor market research, surveys and trends
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The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, State and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications. It also applies to the United States Congress. ADA Title I: Employment Title I requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide qualified individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to benefit from the full range of employment-related opportunities available to others. - Title I complaints must be filed with the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) within 180 days of the date of discrimination, or 300 days if the ... market research, surveys and trends


Access to Legal Services for Alaskans with Low Incomes
     The picture of indigent access to legal services in Alaska is still colored primarily by inadequate funding for services in both its civil and criminal components. Since 1996 (see “Indigent Legal Services in Alaska” , Alaska Justice Forum , Summer 1996), the caseload of the Public Defender Agency, which handles the bulk of indigent criminal representation throughout the state, has grown beyond the increase in its budget. Alaska Legal Services, which is still the primary source for civil legal aid for low income individuals in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
LSC: LSC Updates: August 2, 2007
On July 26, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the $28 million budget increase for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) included in the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) funding bill for FY 2008. This 8 percent increase, which would bring funding for the Corporation to a total of $377 million, would be LSC's second consecutive increase and a $50 million gain over two years. Rep. David Obey (D-WI), Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, lauded the increase saying, "I also am pleased that the Legal Service Corporation is funded at a level $66 million higher than the President's ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Alaska lawyer for the poor turns his attention to consumers
Andy Harrington packs up his office at Alaska Legal Services Corp. on Friday evening, July 16, 2010. After 28 years with Alaska Legal Services, Harrington is taking a state job in the consumer affairs section of the Attorney General’s Office. John Wagner/News-Miner FAIRBANKS — One of Alaska’s top legal advocates for the poor has accepted a state job in the consumer affairs section of the Attorney General’s Office. Andy Harrington worked for Alaska Legal Services Corp. for 28 years, eight of those as the statewide agency’s executive director. The 54-year-old said he swapped jobs partly to finish vesting with the state retirement ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Amid oil spill's devastation, need for volunteerism grows
Wendy Spencer, chief executive officer of the Governor's Commission on Volunteerism, spoke in Pensacola to about 60 representatives from health and human services nonprofit agencies impacted by the BP oil spill last week. More than half of the agency representatives raised their hands when asked if they already have seen an increase in need for their services, including the American Red Cross, Legal Services of North Florida, Families Count, The Salvation Army and United Ministries. BP promises to make us whole, but in the meantime people in our community are hurting, and we must work together to care for our residents as ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Alaska Legal Services Corporation State Planning Report
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Hi My name is Tonya Ryan, back in Oct. 2000, I made plans to leave Alaska for good. Along with my 6yr. old daughter now 9 and a half.  One of the main reasons for leaving was to get away from my possessive ex-husband. Javier O. Robinson whom I tried to continue to be friends with after marriage. He used to babysit my daughter Ahshah while I worked. Well, one day after work after Javier had left my daughter told me Javier kept asking her questions about me. Like who comes to see your momma, what's your momma planning to do, where is she going. Mind you while he's asking my 6 yr. old child these questions he's ...
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Do you have the emotional makeup to undergo the stress successfully? You may be in psychic pain for a long, long time. You ought to talk to a physician to receive some medication to lower your level of stress. You need to keep yourself healthy. Have you considered a compromise position? If you lack the resources to see this through to the end, you might want to play "Let’s Make a Deal?" before things get any worse between you. At what age can the child choose which parent to live with? I ask this because if the child is a year or so from being able to decide which parent to live with, you might need to rethink your strategy.