Anne Arundel County has awarded a $50,000 grant to Maryland Legal Aid to help provide civil legal services to indigent individuals in the county. In 2018, Maryland Legal Aid served more than 120,000 people statewide. Of those, nearly 20,000 were ...Read More »
Maryland Legal Aid has received a $268,280 grant to support legal advice clinics in Baltimore City schools. The grant, which was announced Thursday, came from the Legal Services Corp., an independent nonprofit established by the U.S. Congress to provide financial support for ...Read More »
Months after a landmark Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that landlords cannot file suit against tenants for back rent beyond the three-year statute of limitations, lawyers are still working to ensure that tenants are treated fairly in rent court. The ...Read More »
Maryland Legal Aid is looking for volunteer attorneys to staff its telephone hotline for low-income veterans. The Joining Forces telephone hotline provides legal assistance and brief advice to low-income veterans on a range of civil legal issues. Veterans who are ...
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Maryland Legal Aid is using a $90,000 grant from the Abell Foundation to expand its “Lawyer in the Library” program in Baltimore. The “Lawyer in the Library” program puts Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, pro bono attorneys, law students and ...Read More »
Maryland Legal Aid and Montgomery County are preparing to settle a federal lawsuit over a no-trespass order issued by county police to Legal Aid employees who attempted to visit migrant farmworkers at a local farm, according to court filings. The ...Read More »
A Montgomery County police officer facing a civil suit for issuing a no-trespass order to Legal Aid employees who attempted to visit migrant farmworkers at a local farm is appealing a federal judge’s denial of qualified immunity protection. The county and officer ...Read More »