Jul 07 by GJEL

Recession Threatens California Legal Aid Clinics

Now that Congress has passed a set of bills to (hopefully) improve the economy and mitigate the impact of the recession on poor Americans, it’s clear that a full economic rebound will take years. In the mean time, more Americans are struggling to make ends meet and put food on the table, let alone afford legal advice amidst rising foreclosure rates and domestic violence incidents. It’s time for the US government and individuals to boost support for programs to strengthen access to legal aid.

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