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LO-legal-service-neg - Dartmouth 2K9 1 Legal Service Neg Last printed 0:00 AM 1 Topicality 1NC Removing A Barrier A Increase is direct growth not

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Topicality: 1NC- Removing A Barrier A. Increase is direct growth not removing a barrier Random House Webster’s College Dictionary 96 Increase: 1)to make greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality; augment 2)to become greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality 3)to multiply by propagation 4)growth or augmentation in size, strength, quality 5)the act or process of increasing B. The affirmative team does not increase the amount of social services but removes a restriction legal services C. Limits- Removing barriers opens the floodgates and overstretches our research burden Impact - Topic-specific education: under their interpretation of debate, we never learn about the social services and how they affect the poor but only about legal barriers. D. Plan is at best FX topical- E. Evaluate T in a framework of competing interpretations; if we win that our interpretation is best for debate, you vote them down. Reasonability is arbitrary and mandates judge intervention.
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1NC States . The fifty states and all relevant territories should… Statewide systems allow for better access Houseman ‘02, Director of the Center for Law and Social Policy, which is counsel to the National Legal Aid and Defender (Alan W., “Access to Justice Conference September 11, 2001: Civil Legal Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Looking Back and Looking Forward,” Fordham Urban Law Journal, Lexis, p. 12) Over the last thirty-five years, civil legal assistance in the United States has developed from a haphazard program with limited private funding into a significant $ 800 million institution. The legal aid program has a long history of effective representation of low-income persons and has achieved a number of significant results in the courts, administrative agencies, and legislative bodies. The federal program has expanded access throughout the country and provided significant relief to millions of needy persons. Without the [*1243] civil legal assistance program, there would be virtually no access to justice for low-income persons residing in the country. These accomplishments do not suggest that the civil legal assistance system should remain static. On the contrary, considerable change is needed. The civil legal assistance community has begun transforming its structure into a more effective system. Even if Congress had not imposed restrictions and reduced funding in 1996, the legal services community would have needed to create a statewide system of civil legal assistance in each state. This restructuring was necessary to obtain new funding, increase access for low-income people, and improve the effectiveness of legal assistance providers. The reorganization has helped build a broader base of public support for civil legal assistance. The civil legal assistance community needed a new system to ensure that low-income persons were represented in all relevant forums where decisions affecting their lives are made. Advocacy activities had to be effectively coordinated within and among states, and all advocates participating in
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