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2008 General News

December

Proposed Budget Cuts Come at a Time of Growing Need

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 12/22/2008
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ACS Offers Paid, One-Year Law Fellowship

  • By: American Constitution Society
  • 12/17/2008
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Bill introduced to update poverty measures

  • By: Insight Center for Community Economic Development
  • 12/11/2008
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Unions battle over health care workers

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 12/08/2008
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Legal-Aid Groups Suffer Due to the Economy

  • By: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • 12/02/2008
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Nominations for the 2009 Brown Award for Legal Access

  • By: American Bar Association
  • 12/01/2008
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November

More middle-class people are their own lawyers

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 11/30/2008
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October

Critics of S.F. immigration policy win ruling

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 10/23/2008
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Foreclosures in California on steep rise

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 10/23/2008
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New Publication on Juvenile Justice in Rural Jurisdictions

  • By: Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
  • 10/16/2008
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National Aging and Law Conference - December 4-6

  • By: ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • 10/08/2008
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BofA OKs foreclosure relief for Californians

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 10/07/2008
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Medical reform in CA prisons heads to court

Governor vetoes health insurance bill

September

New CBP Resources on Payday Lending in California

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 09/30/2008
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Financial crisis crippling legal aid for poor nationwide

  • By: The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • 09/30/2008
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Prime Aid, Subprime Crisis

Request training proposals at the 2009 Equal Justice Conference

  • By: American Bar Association & NLADA
  • 09/19/2008
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National Housing Law Project announces new Executive Director

  • By: National Housing Law Project
  • 09/18/2008
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August

2008 Pro Bono Awards Presentation

  • By: State Bar of California
  • 08/29/2008
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2007 Incomes Declined, Poverty Increased

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 08/28/2008
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Stretched Thin 2008 Tracks Wide Impact of Cuts

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 08/28/2008
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Howell Heflin Award Presented to CA Courts

  • By: Judicial Council of California
  • 08/27/2008
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National Pro Bono Celebration -- October 25-31, 2009

  • By: American Bar Association
  • 08/22/2008
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Who Truly is Middle-Income in California?

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 08/01/2008
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July

Civil Right to Counsel Website Launch

  • By: ABA Center for Access to Justice Initiatives
  • 07/28/2008
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House Passes Housing Legislation; Bill Expected to Clear by Week’s End

  • By: National Legal Aid & Defender Association
  • 07/24/2008
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200 turn to experts for mortgage help

  • By: Santa Rosa Press Democrat
  • 07/22/2008
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Immigration cases a hot topic for students

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 07/14/2008
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IRS clarifies rule on taxing forgiven loans

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 07/09/2008
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Ranking the Firms: 2007 Pro Bono

Lawyers take on new roles

  • By: Chicago Lawyer Magazine
  • 07/01/2008
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June

Lawsuit on LA police policy on immigrants tossed

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 06/26/2008
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Farmworker complaints lead to injunction

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 06/24/2008
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Chief Justice Announces New Judicial Council Members

  • By: Judicial Council of California
  • 06/09/2008
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May

DRLC Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Los Angeles County Jails

  • By: Disability Rights Legal Center
  • 05/31/2008
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WCLP Obtains Relief for Low-Income Tenants of Residential Hotel

  • By: Western Center on Law & Poverty
  • 05/29/2008
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Elderly, ill immigrants' aid at risk

  • By: San Jose Mercury News
  • 05/27/2008
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Southwest County cities calling for housing

  • By: North County Times
  • 05/27/2008
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Tax rebate exclusions draw controversy

Interviewing the Child Client- Approaches and Techniques for a Successful Interview

  • By: National Center for Refugee & Immigrant Children
  • 05/21/2008
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Nominations for 2008 Frances Perkins Public Service Award

  • By: ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law
  • 05/20/2008
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California Supreme Court Rules in Marriage Cases

  • By: Judicial Council of California, AOC
  • 05/15/2008
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Opening Wider the Doors of Equity with Emeritus Pro Bono Attorneys

  • By: ABA Division for Legal Services
  • 05/12/2008
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How Much is Enough for Your County?

  • By: Insight Center for Community Economic Development
  • 05/10/2008
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Update on the 'U Visa' Litigation

  • By: Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law
  • 05/05/2008
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April

Federal Student Loan Repayment Assistance

  • By: Hofstra Law Review
  • 04/30/2008
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Nominations for 2008 Frances Perkins Public Service Award

  • By: ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law
  • 04/29/2008
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Civil Gideon: If Not Now, When?

  • By: The Recorder; www.callaw.com
  • 04/22/2008
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National Volunteer Week

  • By: Points of Light; Hands On Network
  • 04/22/2008
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New CBP Analysis of Governor's Proposed CalWORKs Changes

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 04/04/2008
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Law Firm Seeks Pro Bono Partner

  • By: Legal Services Corporation
  • 04/04/2008
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LAFLA Helps Secure Millions in Slumlord Settlement

  • By: Legal Services Corporation
  • 04/04/2008
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Training Opportunity for Pro Bono Managers

  • By: ABA Center for Pro Bono
  • 04/01/2008
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March

Priced into poverty: Helping families paying unfairly high rent

  • By: Public Counsel; Para Los Niños
  • 03/28/2008
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Why This Budget Crisis Is Different

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 03/27/2008
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Proposed Access to Justice Legislations

  • By: Legal Aid Association of California
  • 03/24/2008
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Register Now for Pathways to Justice 2008

  • By: Legal Aid Association of California; Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services
  • 03/24/2008
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Submit Nominations for the 2008 Aranda Access to Justice Award

  • By: State Bar of CA Commission on Access to Justice
  • 03/21/2008
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Hot Topics in Fair Housing for Seniors

  • By: ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • 03/21/2008
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WCLP Wins Education Support for CalWORKS Recipient

  • By: Western Center on Law & Poverty
  • 03/18/2008
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California falls to No. 4 in mortgage fraud

  • By: Sacramento Business Journal
  • 03/16/2008
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Podcasts from the 2007 National Aging and Law Conference

  • By: ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • 03/10/2008
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Bankruptcy Pro Bono Survey

  • By: ABA Center for Pro Bono
  • 03/05/2008
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LSC Hosts Veterans Pro Bono Consortium Monthly Meeting

  • By: Legal Services Corporation
  • 03/05/2008
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Kentucky Budget Eliminates Legal Aid Funding

  • By: Lexington Herald Leader
  • 03/05/2008
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February

Op-Ed: How To Save Our Courts

  • By: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
  • 02/27/2008
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Pathways to Justice Scholarships Available

New Appointee to CA Commission on Access to Justice

  • By: Consumer Attorneys of CA
  • 02/27/2008
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Hanna Cohn Equal Justice Conference Scholarship

  • By: National Association of Pro Bono Professionals
  • 02/27/2008
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New Analyses Identify the Impact of Proposed Budget Cuts

  • By: California Budget Project
  • 02/25/2008
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MTO Fellows Program

  • By: Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • 02/08/2008
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LSC Requests $471.4 Million for FY 2009

  • By: Legal Services Corporation
  • 02/08/2008
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Four More LSC-Funded Programs Adopt Pro Bono Resolutions

  • By: Legal Services Corporation
  • 02/07/2008
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Suit Alleges Widespread Fraudulent Legal-Aid Scheme

  • By: Assembly Judiciary Committee
  • 02/07/2008
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January

Beyond New Judges

  • By: Press-Enterprise Company
  • 01/31/2008
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2008 State Bar Award Nominations

  • By: State Bar of California
  • 01/29/2008
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Obama takes big risk on driver's license issue

  • By: San Francisco Chronicle
  • 01/28/2008
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Legislature Considering Cuts to Immigrant Programs in January!

  • By: California Immigrant Policy Center
  • 01/22/2008
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Legal Immigrants Facing a Longer Wait

California State Bar Nominations

  • By: California State Bar
  • 01/17/2008
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UC Irvine Law Dean Assembles an Administration

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 01/16/2008
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Scholars Consider New Area of 'Disaster' Law

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 01/16/2008
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Attorney Is Director of Disability Rights Center

  • By: Daily Journal Corporation
  • 01/15/2008
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May 2008 Equal Justice Conference - Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • By: American Bar Association; National Legal Aid & Defender Association
  • 01/11/2008
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Five More LSC-Funded Programs Adopt Pro Bono Resolutions

  • By: Legal Service Corporation
  • 01/11/2008
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