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135
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Legal Services of North Carolina offers legal counsel to the poor. Taylor discusses the present concerns and projects of the organization.
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537
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North Carolina uses two methods for providing legal representation for those who can't afford it: private attorneys who are paid by the state on a case basis, and public defenders who are on the state payroll. However, the lack of a centralized authority has made this system inadequate in the areas of planning and administrating.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 54 Issue 2, Fall 1988, p2-12, bibl, f
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15420
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One of the most interesting departments at Duke University is that which comprises the Legal Aid Clinic. It has been in operation for five years now, headed by John S. Bradway. These \"Good Will Courts\" provide advice and assistance to those who cannot afford to pursue legal aid. It also provides experience for seniors in law school.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 19, Oct 1936, p1, 20, f
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18206
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Traditionally representation for criminals unable to afford counsel applied only to capital cases. The Gideon vs. Gault case prompted the U.S. Supreme Court to revise this precedent and also how the state's responded to the court's ruling. The Courts Commission recommended the state extend the right of representation for impoverished clients to post-conviction and appeals but not to revocation-of-parole and civil cases.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 35 Issue 6, Mar 1969, p7-11
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18551
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Ray and Abbott discuss the provision of free legal services to low-income North Carolinians in civil cases.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Summer 1983, p14-18
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24062
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Rural communities in North Carolina are in need of assistance by attorneys willing to do pro bono work. The NC Bar Association and Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) work together to provide a pro bono program called Lawyer on the Line (LOTL), a program where lawyers in larger communities offer phone service to individuals in the rural areas of the state.
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North Carolina State Bar Journal (NoCar KF 200 N67), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Fall 2015, p29-31, 56, il
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24057
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Students in North Carolina's Schools of Law take courses in and practice Pro Bono work during their professional lives. The author explains the benefits of Pro Bono work for both lawyers and the state.
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36225
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Being a public servant entails assuring all segments of the population are able to obtain justice. Assuring lawyers live up to this ethical and professional standard is two requirements. One, attorneys engage in pro bono work. Two, attorneys donate to organizations that help individuals of limited means pay for legal services.
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36227
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As public servants, attorneys are called to help all attain a better quality life. Barriers that lawyers can assist with overcoming are predatory lending, fraud, and consumer rights’ violation. Attesting the severity of and need to overcome these barriers are three attorneys’ success stories.
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