St. Thomas Law School Dean Stresses Importance of Legal Aid Funding

Robert K. Vischer, dean of the University of St. Thomas Law School, and member of the Legal Services Corporation's leaders council, was featured in this week's op-ed section of the Star Tribune. Vischer makes a compelling case for the retention of the primary funding agency for civil legal aid by outlining LSC's measurable and meaningful contributions to individual self-reliance and empowerment, the nation's growing justice gap, and the agency's significant economic benefits for state and local governments. Read the full opinion.