The LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA is D.C.'s oldest and largest general civil legal services organization. Since 1932, Legal Aid lawyers have been MAKING JUSTICE REAL — in individual and systemic ways — for persons living in poverty in the District.

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The latest from Legal Aid’s blog,

When DC’s TANF “Reform” Hurts More Than It Helps
By Westra Miller, posted on Mar 26, 2015
Legal Aid Earns Charity Navigator’s 4-Star Rating Again
By Gregg Kelley, posted on Mar 24, 2015
Federal Consumer Protection Agency Issues Report on Forced Arbitration Clauses
By Colin MacDonald, Legal Aid Intern, posted on Mar 13, 2015
DC Court Allows Consumers to Challenge Unfair Arbitration Agreements
By Colin MacDonald, Legal Aid Intern, posted on Mar 06, 2015

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