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This is the accessible text file for GAO report number GAO-07-993 entitled 'Legal Services Corporation: Governance and Accountability Practices Need to Be Modernized and Strengthened' which was released on September 17, 2007. This text file was formatted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to be accessible to users with visual impairments, as part of a longer term project to improve GAO products' accessibility. Every attempt has been made to maintain the structural and data integrity of the original printed product. Accessibility features, such as text descriptions of tables, consecutively ...
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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Federal Register/Vol. 71, No. 20/Tuesday, January 31, 2006/Rules ...
Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974, 42. U.S.C. 2996e(b)(1), 2996f(a)(1), 2996f(a)(2). ■ 2. Appendix A of part 1611 is revised to read as follows: Appendix A of Part 1611. LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION 2006 POVERTY GUIDELINES* ... market research, surveys and trends

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LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION ACT

Semi-Annual Report to Congress
May 31, 2007 ... The Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974 created LSC to promote ... In fiscal year 2007, Congress appropriated $348.5 million for LSC, ... percent of the money Congress appropriates for LSC goes to local programs that ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Legal Services Corporation legal definition of Legal Services ...
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a private, nonprofit organization established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for legal assistance in civil matters to people who are poor (Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974, 42 U.S.C.A. § 2996 et seq.). The LSC receives funds from Congress and makes grants to local nonprofit programs run by boards of directors made up of local lawyers, community leaders, and client representatives. LSC support is the backbone of legal aid funding in the United States. The organization has attracted opposition from fiscal conservatives who wish to abolish it. The federal ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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42 U.S.C. 2996 et. seq. Legal Services Corporation
The Legal Services Corporation Act. 42 U.S.C. ง2996 et. seq. (2007) ...... gress , not later than two years after the first. Legal Services Corporation Act ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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