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S.D. lawyers start Indian legal service project

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2003

The Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of South Dakota has received a $700 grant to start an Indian legal services project.

The project will look at ways to encourages more Indians to attend law school. The state bar estimates that fewer than 5 percent of lawyers in South Dakota are Indian.

The project will also provide help Native Americans with legal services.

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