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The Community Legal Service

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A team of researchers is working under the supervision of Avrom Sherr, Woolf Professor of Legal Education, in relation to a number of major areas of work. Legal Education, Legal Competence and Little Bo Peep (Woolf Chair inaugural lecture) , paper by Professor Avrom Sherr Professional Competence and the Legal Aid Peer Review Project 2006 saw a further expansion in the areas of work covered by Peer Review. Clinical Negligence is included for the first time in an important pilot of this new subject area which is characterised by long cases and complex files. In addition very high cost cases in Criminal Law including long jury ...
to persons otherwise unable to afford legal representation. To fail to do so would deprive such persons of access to the court system. Alternately, they would be at a disadvantage in situations in which the state or a wealthy individual took them to court. This would violate the principles of equality before the law and due process under the rule of law . A number of delivery models for legal aid have emerged. In a "staff attorney" model, lawyers are employed on salary solely to provide legal assistance to qualifying low-income clients, similar to staff doctors in a public hospital. In a "judicare" model, ...
Residents benefit from Welfare Rights Success - Welsh Icons News
The team has been working tirelessly over the last year to make sure that people take up their full entitlement of benefits. Claims for Pension Credit and Attendance Allowance have been particularly successful as have claims for Disability Living Allowance. Excellent results have also been achieved for tax credits for children and help for people who have been diagnosed with cancer. The team carries out day to day caseloads which includes training and debt advice and can give talks to community groups. People can be seen in their own home or out in communities if need be or advice can be given over the telephone. An important ... market research, surveys and trends
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Almost 20 percent of those seeking advice receive none and. • Many people go from agency .... The Newspaper for the Community Legal Service (CLS) directions 01 ...... helps around 2 million people deal with their problems every year. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
LSC Website : Press Release
MPs were tonight debating changes to how legal aid is spent in Wales, at the same time the Legal Services Commission (LSC) announced funding for new projects in Wales as well as a redirection of £2.3 million in England and Wales to buy more legal services to go direct to the public. Following tonight’s announcement from the legal aid minister, Bridget Prentice in the House of Commons, Bob Chapman, the Wales Director for the Commission’s said;  “We will shortly be giving details of funding for four outreach money advice workers in Wales as part of HM Treasury's Financial Inclusion Fund.  We are confident that ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Campaigning lawyer ordered to pay £9000 costs
A Northamptonshire solicitor noted for her tireless campaigns on behalf of vulnerable people has been ordered to pay a costs bill of nearly £9,000 after becoming embroiled in a dispute with the Legal Services Commission. Yvonne Hossack, of Kettering, has saved care homes for the elderly from closure across the country - a total of 80, according to one report. For more than seven years, the 53-year-old has represented hundreds of other people in need of care provision in their battles with local authorities. The media and press has charted her "saintly" progress, while also saying she has become "a hate figure for ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
10 Things to Know About Local Gun Laws
Cities across the country are taking a closer look at local gun-control laws after  the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday that municipalities and states must abide by the Second Amendment. Community gun rights activist group South Bay Open Carry applauded the verdict. The decision in Monday's case, McDonald vs. City of Chicago , mirrors the high court's ruling two years ago in District of Columbia v. Heller that the Second Amendment fully protects an individual's right to own guns. With this new decision, the court has said that strict local ordinances could be seen as unconstitutional and a violation of the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Lawyers, CABx and the Community Legal Service: A new dawn for ...
in the light of the government's plans for the Community Legal Service. It ... The Community Legal Service has long been Labour policy (Labour Party, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Utah State Courts - Legal Clinics, Agencies & Organizations
Open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Call 800-662-1772. This toll-free help line provides free legal information, advice and referral services for Utah residents aged 60 and older. Areas of help include consumer issues, elder abuse, estate planning, housing and public benefits. Return to Top Legal clinics give general legal information and brief legal advice. You can also get help with forms, and ask questions about the law. Most legal clinics handle civil law matters only. Talking to someone at a legal clinic is not the same as hiring an attorney, because the attorneys there will not take your case or ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Stanford Community Law Clinic | Stanford Law School
Based in East Palo Alto, a low-income community four miles from the law school campus, the Community Law Clinic is the closest thing to a traditional legal services office among Stanford’s clinical offerings. The signature feature of the CLC is its off-campus location, which gives students the unique opportunity to work in a community-based, storefront, legal aid office. The office affords CLC students extensive client contact, as well as a feel for daily life in East Palo Alto, a small community whose residents are overwhelmingly people of color, and which has had for decades a poverty rate well above the national and state ...
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