TV Air Date:TONIGHT: Thursday – August 06, 2009 at 7:30 pm
Every Friday morning “The Big Picture on the Radio” airs on ETV Radio. Discussion focuses the television topic of the week amongst other timely subjects. Be sure to check ‘The Big Picture’ homepage each Friday afternoon to tune in live starting at 1:00 p.m.
TV repeats of Thursdays broadcast will air each Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and again on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Your Editorial piece describes the problems concisely, clearly and thoroughly. See excerpts below:
The proven national program of civil legal aid for impoverished Americans, created in the 1960s, is suffering from multiple blows in funding.
But federal funding is the ultimate hope in a dire situation. In 2008, Congress chipped in $350 million for the nonprofit Legal Services Corporation, which then distributed the money throughout the country. Given the tough times — underfunded programs and ever more desperate clients — more money is needed.
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At any rate, by now you’ve heard about the upcoming SCETV special on South Carolina Access to Justice and self-represented litigants, right?
Tune in this Thursday night (7:30 p.m.) on your local SCETV station to The Big Picture with Mark Quinn. Or, if you must, check out the special two more times, once on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and once on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
On Friday, tune in to hear the discussion continue on your South Carolina public radio news channel from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
And, in case you missed my earlier previews of the special, check them out –
This Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 7:30 p.m., tune in to your local SCETV station to watch The Big Picture with Mark Quinn. The South Carolina Access to Justice Commission has been working with Mark Quinn and the SCETV staff to produce a program about access to justice in general as well as self-represented litigants (SRLs).