Legal Aid Is Under Attack

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Currently, Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the major funder of many legal aids in the nation, is facing defunding. Losing funding would prevent low income people from having access to the justice system across the country. This is a non-partisan issue, as Texas Chief Justice Nathan Hecht said it best, "Justice for only those who can afford it is neither justice for all nor justice at all." CRLA's Jose Padilla was recently interviewed for an article about the potential defunding of legal services.

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