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Peter Edelman

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Peter Edelman

 Peter Edelman is a professor of law at Georgetown Law Center and chair of the District of Columbia Access to Justice Commission.




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African-Americans and white people struggled together during the civil rights era. We need that once again.

 If there was ever a time for a serious "conspiracy" on behalf of the poor, this is it.

Obama wants to repeal many strictures on legal services funding. But more needs to be done.

As Congress revisits the welfare debate, it's time to look at what the law has wrought.

In the clash over tax cuts and social programs, much of what progressives need to do is defensive. But it would be a mistake not to float new ideas, too.