Prospects of Private Bar Involvement in Legal Services

Brakel, Samuel J.
June 1980
American Bar Association Journal;Jun80, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p726
Academic Journal
Focuses on the system of delivering legal services to the poor in the United States under the Office of Economic Opportunity and the prospects of private bar involvement in legal services. Federal commitment to legal aid for the poor; Efforts of the Legal Services Corp. to re-examine the prevailing structure of legal services and to consider alternative modes; Administrative and political transformation of legal aid programs.


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