Bar Groups Gear Up to Preserve Legal Services Funding

, New York Law Journal


New York bar groups are joining law firm leaders and the American Bar Association to stop President Donald Trump's plan to defund the Legal Services Corp.

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  • Michael Bagge, NY

    Civil legal services funded by federal funding need extensive overhaul. Has become a statistics and anecdotal public employment for lawyers. The amount of federal funding is a fraction of what it needs to be and without rigorous self criticism, needs to return to the hard fighting, lower cost and client centered War on Poverty program it used to be or is a sham. MiCHAEL BAGGE LEGAL SERVICES ATTORNEY, 1976-1995

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