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Monday, October 11, 2010

Schwarzenegger signed legislation increasing legal aid funds

On October 11, 2007, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation designed to increase funding for legal aid representation for low-income California residents. The legal aid provided through these funds includes representation in areas of housing, family law, domestic violence, health, disability and foster care.The law added roughly $200 million per year provided by the state to legal aid programs, from federal, state and private funds.

Learn more about the the tenure of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger from the JURIST news archive.

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