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2017 PBI Annual Conference Recap

March 30, 2017

Pro bono leaders from around the globe gathered to discuss challenges, share best practices, and form new partnerships at PBI’s 2017 Annual Conference.

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Why General Counsel Oppose Trump’s Legal Services Cuts

March 29, 2017

President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut to zero the budget of the Legal Services Corp., the largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans, garnered widespread opposition. On Tuesday, 185 in-house counsel added their voices in a letter urging Congress to preserve the LSC’s budget.

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185 Corporate Counsel Urge Congress to Fund LSC

March 28, 2017

Leaders of corporate legal departments—representing technology, pharmaceutical, media, entertainment, retail and manufacturing, among other industries—urged Congress in a letter on Tuesday to preserve the LSC at a funding level of $450 million, essentially the same amount it received in fiscal year 2010 adjusted for inflation. The LSC’s fiscal 2017 budget request was $502 million.

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