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Funding the Legal Services Corporation

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Millions of low-income families across our country are more in need than ever of service-oriented lawyers to help them cope with legal issues in a deepening recession. They need lawyers who provide legal assistance to families who cannot afford to pay for attorneys to help them navigate a variety of civil legal challenges, including foreclosure, landlord-tenant issues, government assistance eligibility, family law issues and consumer issues. Expectations that the latest unemployment numbers due out later this week will be the worst yet recorded in the Bush recession that began in December 2007 is putting even more pressure on ...
The most significant changes were made in the way the legal profession was organised and regulated. The Act broke the monopoly solicitors held on conveyancing work, creating an Authorised Conveyancing Practitioners Board which could certify "any individual, corporation or employee of a corporation" as an authorised conveyancer subject to certain requirements. The Act also broke the monopoly the Bar held on advocacy and litigation in the higher courts by granting solicitors rights of audience in the Crown Court , High Court , Court of Appeal , Court of Session , Privy Council , and House of Lords if they qualify as ...
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Specter, Casey Announce Funding for projects in southwestern ...
Omnibus spending program includes funding for important local initiatives, Washington, DC – December 14, 2009. U. S. Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey announced today that the U.S. Congress has approved federal funding for a number of projects in southwestern Pennsylvania. The projects are part of the FY 2010 Appropriations Act on the junction, a measure that includes funding for several federal agencies, as well as transportation, housing, health, education and programs for law enforcement . Senator Richard Lugar in the image, R-Ind. , Left, and Senator John Kerry, D-Mass., to give the vote on the $ 1. 1000000000000 Bill on ... market research, surveys and trends
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Omnibus spending program includes funding for important local initiatives, Washington, DC – December 14, 2009. U. S. Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey announced today that the U.S. Congress has approved federal funding for a number of projects in southwestern Pennsylvania. The projects are part of the FY 2010 Appropriations Act on the junction, a measure that includes funding for several federal agencies, as well as transportation, housing, health, education and programs for law enforcement . Senator Richard Lugar in the image, R-Ind. , Left, and Senator John Kerry, D-Mass., to give the vote on the $ 1. 1000000000000 ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
FUNDING THE LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION

The Role and Functioning of Public-Interest Legal Organizations in ...
$3.1 million verdict on a tort claim for emotional distress. However, a large ..... ernment grant for $394682, approximately 10 percent of its total rev- ..... In terms of nongovernmental funding, the Legal Services Corporation ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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netted a $3.1 million verdict on a tort claim for emotional distress. ..... services centers.38 Other employment cases are a few percent of the ..... In terms of nongovernmental funding, the Legal Services Corporation data reported in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Evanston's library trustees eye new funding method
Evanston Public Library trustees are looking at exploring a different budgeting model that would make library funding distinct from other operations in the city and place the board in control of final decisions. At the board's meeting Wednesday, Library Board members gave the go ahead to examine the move to the Library Fund model. New board president Christopher Stewart set a special meeting on the issue for 6 p.m., Aug. 4 in the board room of the main building, at 1703 Orrington Ave. The move is the strongest yet on the part of the board for control of its own budget, rather than under the city � which lumps library needs ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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Plans are to combine the boards under one executive director, said Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO President Patrick Eiding, who sits on the board of PWIB. The change offers to remedy what some have long viewed as a confusing and potentially ineffective system in which PWIB sets the policy for work force development funding, but PWDC controls the money to execute it. The first step was taken earlier this year when PWDC agreed to have its board members appointed by the mayor, as PWIB does, Eiding said. “The feeling is there is less loss in time and your money when you combine things and you don’t have as many areas of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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adequately funding the Legal Services Corporation. Actively participate in the efforts of the Campaign for. Equal Justice to increase contributions by ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
LSC — Legal Services Corporation: America's Partner for Equal Justice
to review and make recommendations to the Board regarding LSC's fiscal oversight responsibilities and how LSC conducts fiscal oversight of its grantees. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies has approved a $430 million Fiscal Year 2011 budget for the Legal Services Corporation. The Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation has announced the selection of search consultants Ellen Brown and Dale Jones of Heidrick & Struggles to handle the Corporation's recruitment of a President. LSC will implement recommendations of the Government Accountability Office to ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION v. VELAZQUEZ
NOTE:  Where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co ., 200 U.S. 321 , 337. The Legal Services Corporation Act authorizes petitioner Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to local grantee organizations providing free legal assistance to indigent clients in, inter alia, welfare benefits claims. In ...
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What's the best corporate structure when seeking funding from VCs ...
I am starting a business that will require fund raising from friends and family, as well as angel investors and VCs. I would expect that the funding will be guaranteed with company equity. Should I incorporate as a C corp., allowing me to distribute large shares to investors, but retain majority stake and control? Asked by svelasco Posted: Thursday, October 29, 2009  |  Found in Advertising & PR Actually, when we launched our business we asked ourselves the same question. Simply stated, C Corporations are the best option for any entrepreneur seeking funding from angel investors or venture capitalists. From an ...
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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.