Pro Bono

By Eric G. OsborneWe often say that each dollar spent on legal aid saves taxpayers three to four dollars, but it may not be immediately obvious to many people how free civil legal services ultimately saves money. Today, I want to share the story of a client that I think helps illustrate this. This story is

By Kevin GolembiewskiThe law is a language. Pleading, cause of action, discovery, hearsay, res judicata, statute of limitations, civil procedure. To understand and protect your legal rights, you must learn this language and the complex rules that govern it. Or you must find an interpreter — that is, a lawyer. No different than if you were in

By Kevin GolembiewskiThe law is a language. Pleading, cause of action, discovery, hearsay, res judicata, statute of limitations, civil procedure. To understand and protect your legal rights, you must learn this language and the complex rules that govern it. Or you must find an interpreter — that is, a lawyer. No different than if you were in

by Liani BalasuriyaLast summer, Cole Adams served as a Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellow at West Tennessee Legal Services, a Legal Services Corporation grantee. His experience highlights the value of, and continued need for, legal aid in rural communities.While growing up in suburban Alabama, Cole observed his peers experiencing socio-economic challenges. He knew he wanted

Duane Morris and Northern California Innocence Project Karla Baday Trial Team
The San Francisco office hosted a reception to celebrate  Karla Baday’s release from prison after serving 17 years for a crime that she did not commit. Working alongside the Northern California Innocence Project, Duane Morris attorneys, Andrew Gordon, Christine Ross and William

In a 5-3 decision today, the Supreme Court of the United States in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-275, slip op. (June 27, 2016) reversed a decision of the Fifth Circuit and overturned as unconstitutional a Texas law that (1) required physicians to have “active admitting privileges” at a hospital within 30 miles