The global health crisis of spurred by the novel coronavirus makes legal civil aid indispensable for those without the means or background, and increased funding for the Legal Services Corp. in the new fiscal year 2021 budget “evens this unfair playing field.”

That was the message in a letter dated June 19 and addressed to all 535 members of Congress. It was signed by general counsel and legal leaders from the nation’s largest corporations, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Twitter Inc., Google, Inc., Walt Disney Co., PepsiCo Inc., Comcast Corp., Ford Motor Co., Procter & Gamble Co. and AT&T Inc.

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