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legal aid society

noun
1.
an organization providing free legal guidance and service to persons who cannot afford a lawyer.
Also called legal aid association.
Origin of legal aid society
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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  • You know we have a legal aid society for just such cases as yours.

    A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill Alice Hegan Rice
  • He found instead, in the legal aid society, a champion that pleaded his cause and compelled the stableman to pay him his wages.

    The Battle with the Slum Jacob A. Riis.
  • Tradition shows him as a sort of legal aid society for the city of London at that time.

    The Century of Columbus James J. Walsh

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