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The Legal Services Corporation is requesting $485.1 million from Congress for its fiscal year 2010 budget, an increase of $95.1 million over current funding levels. News

Laval Miller-Wilson, a Senior Attorney at Juvenile Law Center (JLC) in Philadelphia, will join the Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) as Executive Director. He replaces Michael Campbell, who recently accepted a teaching position at Villanova University Law School and who co-founded PHLP with Ann Torregrossa. Ms. Torregrossa served as the program’s first Executive Director.

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The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network is proud to announce the recipients of its 2009 Excellence Awards.

The list includes a variety of civil legal aid professionals and friends of civil legal aid across Pennsylvania who are being recognized for their efforts in support of the clients served by the programs of the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network.

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