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November 30, 2017
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2018 Excellence Award winners as well as three recipients of the Outstanding Leadership in Support of Legal Services Award. The exceptional individuals and groups selected have demonstrated excellence in their efforts to increase the
November 20, 2017
Registration is underway for the Legal Services Corporation's 2018 Innovations in Technology Conference (formerly the Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Conference) will be held January 10-12, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. The conference brings together leaders from across the justice community to
November 17, 2017
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the November 2017 edition of Health Law PA News . Health Law PA News is a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the
November 17, 2017
Allegheny County Judge Kim Berkeley Clark has been presented with the 2017 William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence, the highest honor bestowed to a state court judge by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). The award was presented on November 16, 2017 during a dinner and ceremony
November 9, 2017
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has announced 25 Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) to 22 legal services organizations in 18 states. Established in 2000, the TIG program supports projects that develop and replicate technologies to improve efficiency and provide greater access to high-quality
November 8, 2017
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN), the state’s coordinated system of civil legal aid organizations working to assure fairness for all in the civil justice system, thanks The General Assembly and the Governor for the approval and signing of a bill that will provide enhanced access to justice
October 31, 2017
The Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law , will be holding the November episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, entitled Making Public Benefits Accessible to Clients with Visual Impairments , on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
October 24, 2017
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is currently soliciting applications for a Martin Luther King, Jr. Program fellowship that will be located at Northwestern Legal Services in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Program was established in 2004 in an attempt to enhance the

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