In the News

Unfortunately what’s happening here in South Carolina is happening all around the nation.

From Seattle PI -

Economic woes threaten legal aid nationwide

In Ohio, revenue from IOLTA is expected to drop 50 percent this year to $11 million from $22 million in 2007. Projections for 2009 look even grimmer with incoming revenue dropping to $4 million.

In Washington state, revenue for grants is expected to drop from $9 million in 2008 to $6 million next year.

Texas originally projected $28 million for 2007, but interest rate cuts dropped the figure to $20 million.

To read the story, visit http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/6420ap_wa_meltdown_legal_aid.html

-RFW

If you would like to help continue legal services to South Carolinians in need, please donate to the South Carolina Bar Foundation. For information, visit http://www.scbarfoundation.org.