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Newsmakers: Maryland Legal Aid’s Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr.

Wilhelm Joseph, executive director of the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau Inc., spoke to The Daily Record staff about the state of legal services. He discussed how they are managing in a down economy, how legal aid tries to maximize the impact of its resources and the rights he believes all people are entitled to.

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Joe Surkiewicz: JustAdvice volunteers team up to fill justice gap

You’ve heard the joke: Lawyers are so expensive now that even lawyers can’t afford a lawyer. So what about non-lawyers with legal problems? And especially those who aren’t poor enough to qualify for Legal Aid (which, because it’s ridiculously underfunded, ...

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Human rights symposium to celebrate 100 years of Legal Aid

In 1911, the Legal Aid Bureau was founded in Baltimore by the Federated Charities as part of a trend to form societies to help immigrants and the poor with their legal problems. Fast-forward a century, and Legal Aid is inventing ...

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