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When Justice is Denied: The Impact of Legal Aid Cuts on Women in the UK

Imagine if, overnight, 17.5% of funding dedicated to legal aid disappeared, leaving considerable areas of law—such as welfare benefits, housing, immigration, private family and employment—with significantly diminished coverage. On April 1, 2013, the UK found itself in that very position when the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 came into effect, cutting …

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Q&A with Kathryn Wagner of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Kathryn (Katie) Wagner is the Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA), which provides legal and education services to the New York arts community. She is responsible for developing VLA’s legal services, education and advocacy programming and for facilitating pro bono legal representation for hundreds of artists and arts and cultural organizations in …

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