Alan W. Houseman: Publications
Dec 03, 2013
| Alan W. Houseman and Linda E. Perle
Securing Equal Justice for All: A Brief History of Civil Legal Assistance in the United States
This document chronicles civil legal assistance for the low-income community in the United States from its privately funded beginnings, through its achievement of federal funding, to its expansion and growth into a national program operating throughout the United States. It also describes some of the political battles that have been fought around the legal services program and the restrictions that have come with government funding. It concludes with some brief thoughts about the future.
May 21, 2010
Letter Supporting the 2010 Jobs Bill
On May 20, CLASP Executive Director Alan Houseman sent this urgent letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, urging support for the Promoting American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010.
Jan 25, 2010
Federal Policy Recommendations for 2010
Our nation faces many domestic challenges, including improving access to affordable health care, improving access to education as well as education outcomes, and providing debt and foreclosure relief. CLASP's 2010 federal policy recommendations are equally essential to achieving healthy and thriving families and improving the nation's prosperity.
Jan 22, 2009
| Alan W. Houseman, Linda Perle
What Can and Cannot Be Done: Representation of Clients By LSC-Funded Programs