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The Boston Legal Aid Society, 1900-1925, Mark Spiegel Dec 2002

The Boston Legal Aid Society, 1900-1925, Mark Spiegel

Mark Spiegel

This article examines the history of the Boston Legal Aid Society from its founding in 1900 through 1925. In so doing I explore why was Boston Legal Aid started. Depending upon what sources you consult the Boston Legal Aid Society was either the third or fourth legal aid organization started in the United States. The first was New York in 1876 and the second was in Chicago, in the 1880's. My question is why Boston in 1900? What were the forces that led to the founding of this organization at that point in time? Was it part of the ...