TITLE

LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION v. VELAZQUEZ et al.: certiorari to the united states court of appeals to the second circuit

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Supreme Court Cases: The Twenty-first Century (2000 - Present);2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Legal Material
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on U.S. Supreme Court case Legal Services Corporation v. Velasquez et al., case number 99-603, argued on October 4, 2000 and decided on February 28, 2001. The respondents, who were lawyers employed by petitioner Legal Services Corp. grantees, filed suit against the decision of Congress to prohibit Legal Services Corp. funding of any organization that challenges existing welfare law. The District Court denied the respondents a preliminary injunction, but the restriction was nullified by the Second Circuit.
ACCESSION #
19071035

 

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