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The Brennan Center for Justice has released a new study entitled, Foreclosures: A Crisis in Legal Representation.  The report outlines how the nation's massive foreclosure crisis is also, at its heart, a legal crisis. Many homeowners are losing their homes because they lack the ability to navigate the landscape of our lending laws. 


Practising Law Institute is offering a free live webcast entitled, Limited Scope Representation for Legal Services Providers, on October 6, 2009, 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern.