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Technology Pairs Lawyers With Those Who Need Them Most

President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget eliminates funding for the Legal Services Corporation, a nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide funds for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. 

But “Legal Answers,” a web portal just introduced in Illinois, helps people connect with lawyers offering pro bono legal advice and representation. 

Morning Shift talks with Teri Ross from the group Illinois Legal Aid Online to hear about how the program works and who can use it.

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