Quigley sounds alarm on federal legal aid cuts
A Democratic congressman from Chicago with a seat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee has called for the restoration of funding to the Legal Services Corp., which is set to receive a 24 percent cut under legislation the committee passed last week.LSC currently provides $352 million in federal funding to civil legal aid clinics nationwide. Under the Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill the committee …
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