Press Release Archives

2015 Releases

December
18 FY 2016 Spending Bill Increases Funding for LSC by $10 Million
16 Statement of Board Chair John G. Levi on the $385 Million Proposed for LSC in the 2016 Spending Bill Agreement
16 LSC Awards First Vieth Grants to Support Leadership Training in Civil Legal Aid
10 Kennedy, LSC President Join Legal Aid Leaders to Announce Technology Grant for Volunteer Lawyers Project and Discuss Legal Aid Challenges and Solutions
November
10 Veterans Day, 2015: Message from John G. Levi, Chairman, LSC Board of Directors
4 2015 Technology Initiative Grants Awarded to 30 LSC Grantees
4 LSC Awards More Than $4.2 Million in 2015 Technology Grants to Legal Aid Organizations
October
15 Quigley, LSC Chair Join LAF to Announce Pro Bono, Technology Grants to Help Seniors and Enhance Text Message Access to Legal Services
September
30 LSC Honors California Attorneys, Law Firms, and Collaborative Projects for Pro Bono Service
30 California's Chief Justice, Insurance Commissioner Join Leading Jurists and Business Leaders from Across the Country at LSC Event
30 Tonko, LSC President Join Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York to Announce Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grant
18 2015 Pro Bono Innovation Grant Recipients
18 LSC Awards Second Round of Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grants to Help Vets, Seniors, Students, and Others
July
14 Mondale, Emmer, Swanson Join Leading Midwest Jurists in Minneapolis for LSC Board Meeting Events
13 Mondale Speaks at Legal Services Corporation Reception Honoring Five Minnesota Lawyers for Pro Bono Service
10 LSC, Nebraska and Iowa Legal Aid Groups Introduce Disaster Response Grants, Rural Legal Program
June
29 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves $385 Million for LSC
3 House Spending Bill Cuts LSC Budget By 20%
May
7 Experts Discuss How Civil Legal Aid Providers Help Veterans at Congressional Briefing
April
30 Law Day 2015 | Statement of John G. Levi, Chair, Board of Directors, Legal Services Corporation
14 Litigants Without Lawyers: Four State Supreme Court Justices Brief Senate Staff
February
2 The Arnold & Porter Foundation and LSC Launch G. Duane Vieth Leadership Development Program for Civil Legal Aid
2 LSC Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request Sent to Congress
January
20 Florida Chief Justice Joins Jurists in Miami for Panel Discussions on Civil Legal Aid and Technology, Hosted by the Legal Services Corporation
20 Legal Services Corporation Honors Holland & Knight, Florida Judge, and Five Lawyers for Pro Bono Service
8 LSC Awards First Midwest Legal Disaster Coordination Grants
7 LSC Convened 15th Annual Technology Initiative Grants Conference in San Antonio