The End of Funding for the Legal Services Corporation?

The proposed budget submitted by President Trump on March 16, 2017 includes a total defunding of the Legal Services Corporation. This entity was founded in 1974 and provides grants to legal aid organizations throughout the United States to help them provide legal services to the poor — “the poor” being defined here as those earning 125% or less of the federal poverty level. Continue reading “The End of Funding for the Legal Services Corporation?”