Chief Justice on Proposed Legal Aid Cuts: ‘You Can’t Just Be for the Rich Folks’

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht said it’s critical to keep funding LSC because it’s the “backbone” of support for access to justice for very poor people. Texas Lawyer interviewed Hecht about the news that LSC would lose funding under Trump’s budget. Here are his answers, edited for brevity and clarity.

Published on TexasLawyer.com on March 17, 2017.

PDF: Chief Justice on Proposed Legal Aid Cuts You Can t Just Be for the Rich Folks _ Texas Lawyer

 

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