Civil Legal Services Giant Submits $486M Budget For 2015

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 5:09 PM EST) -- Legal Services Corp., the nation's largest provider of funding for civil legal services for low-income Americans, asked Congress on Tuesday for $486 million in funding for 2015 — the same amount it requested a year ago when Congress coughed up only $365 million.

The bulk of the nonprofit corporation's ask, some $451 million, would flow toward grants that fund the delivery of civil legal assistance in areas including housing and foreclosure, consumer lending cases, bankruptcy filings and fights over the retention of private or public benefits...
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