TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 20, 2017
The Atlantic asks “What Will Happen to Americans Who Can’t Afford an Attorney?” in a story examining the fate of legal aid organizations if a Trump proposal to eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corporation wins Congressional support. Gary Housepain, executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, was quoted in the article explaining the wide-reaching benefits from having a robust legal aid program, from reduced costs for police, the court system, hospitals and more.