Press Release Archives

2020 Releases

December
21 Legal Services Corporation Expected to Receive $25 Million Funding Boost
17 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 9: The Role of Libraries in Closing the Justice Gap
10 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 8: Legal Tech Experts Preview Innovations in Technology Conference
November
13 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 7: The Face of Poverty in America, An Interview with Chris Arnade
10 Veterans Day, 2020: Message from John G. Levi, Chairman, Legal Services Corporation
10 Legal Services Corporation Would Receive $6 Million Spending Boost in Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Bill
9 General Mattis and Rep. Panetta Take Part in LSC Veterans Task Force Hearing
October
30 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 6: “How to Improve the Delivery of Legal Services in Rural and Tribal Areas”
29 Legal Services Corporation’s Report Tracks Trends in Legal Aid
19 2020 Technology Initiative Grant Recipients
19 LSC Awards Nearly $4 Million in Technology Grants to Legal Aid Organizations
16 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 5: “How the Pandemic is Transforming the Courts and the Legal Industry
14 Members of Congress and FCC Chair Join Judicial, Business and Legal Aid Leaders for LSC’s Access to Justice Forum
8 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 4: “Eviction and the Pandemic”
2 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 3: Reps. Susan Brooks and Joe Kennedy Explore the Value of Civil Legal Aid
September
29 LSC Hosts Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellowship Program Reunion
22 Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast, Episode 2: Regulatory Reform and Expanding Access to Justice
19 Statement on the Death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
16 Congressman Greg Steube Joins LSC’s Veterans Task Force for Inaugural Field Hearing
August
31 Legal Services Corporation Launches Access to Justice Podcast
20 2020 Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grant Recipients
20 LSC Awards More Than $4 Million to Strengthen Pro Bono Efforts
6 Rep. Joe Kennedy Calls for $2.5 Billion Additional Legal Aid Funding to LSC in COVID-19 Relief Bill
4 LSC Estimates Grantees Would Need $2.5 Billion to Address Eviction Surge
July
31 Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema and New Mexico Representative Deb Haaland Join Business and Legal Aid Leaders for LSC’s Access to Justice Forum
24 LSC Survey Finds Major Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Legal Aid
8 LSC Receives $25 Million Spending Boost in U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee Bill
June
17 Evicted Author Matthew Desmond and Rep. Tom Emmer Join Legal Services Corporation for Virtual Briefing on Evictions and the COVID-19 Pandemic
May
12 COVID-19 Relief Funding for Legal Services Corporation Included in HEROES Act
7 Members of Congress Join Legal Services Corporation for Virtual Briefing on Domestic Violence During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April
30 Law Day 2020: Message from John G. Levi, Chairman, LSC Board of Directors
21 COVID-19 Relief Grants Awarded to LSC Grantees
16 Members of Congress Join Legal Community for Briefing on COVID-19’s Impact on Civil Legal Needs
March
26 Legal Services Corporation Will Receive $50 Million in Coronavirus Stimulus Bill
February
27 ABA President and Judicial Leaders Gather in New Orleans for Event Marking the Release of LSC’s Disaster Task Force Report
10 LSC Submits 2021 Budget as White House Again Calls for Defunding
January
28 Legal Services Corporation Honors Arkansas Attorneys for Pro Bono Service
28 Eighth Circuit Chief Judge Smith and Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Wynne Join Leaders from the Business and Legal Communities for LSC Access to Justice Forum
21 LSC President James J. Sandman to Step Down
8 Leaders from the Legal and Technology Communities Gather in Portland for LSC’s Innovations in Technology Conference