Law reforming in the anti-poverty effort by Geoffrey C. Hazard

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  • Legal assistance to the poor -- United States.,
  • Law reform -- United States.

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Reprinted the University of Chicago law review, vol. 37, no. 2 (winter 1970)

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StatementGeoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.
SeriesLegal services to the poor
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 242-255 ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14507564M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Reprinted from the University of Chicago law review, vol. 37, no. 2 (Winter ). Description: pages ; 25 cm.

Series Title. Law Reforming in the Anti-Poverty Effort Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.t The reforms in the law that could be made on behalf of the poor com-prise a formidable agenda. The general aims of such reforms are to (1) facilitate lowering the cost of things the poor buy, (2) increase the income flow to the poor, either in money or in goods and services, and Cited by: 7.

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Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever.

Law Reforming in the Anti-Poverty Effort, 37 U. Chi. Rev. Legal Problems Peculiar to the Poor, 26 J. Social Issues 47 (). Securing Courtroom Decorum. Researcher Scott Winship says yes. Twenty years after passage of Bill Clinton's controversial anti-poverty law, his major new report challenges its critics—and says it even offers a way forward.

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Carlson-Thies,Don't Look to Us: The Negative Responses of the Churches to Welfare Reform, 11Notre Dame J.L. Ethics & Pub. Pol'y (). Stretching back towhen President Lyndon Johnson first declared "war on poverty," anti-poverty spending has totaled more than $23 trillion.

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Welfare Reform: An Analysis of the Issues ISSUE ONE: The Federal Role in Maintaining a Safety Net. Currently, welfare (AFDC) is an entitlement under which funds flow to all eligible individuals on the basis of need.

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