Frontier communities use incentives to attract small law practices

As the frontier legal workforce dwindles, some states and communities are creating incentive programs to attract small law practices. South Dakota is offering lawyers an annual subsidy to work in rural areas, and other states are following suit with programs … Continue reading

Providers’ perceptions of prevalent mental and behavioral health problems: Differences and similarities across urban, rural, and frontier areas.

Theodore W. McDonald et al, 2014. Most research exploring possible differences in the prevalence of mental and behavioral health problems between urban and rural areas has indicated that there are no differences. Unfortunately, most of this research has measured urbanness–ruralness … Continue reading

NCFC Board members argue for “A fair deal for the frontier”

In this article, NCFC Board members Deborah and Frank Popper argue that while “all of us depend on its agriculture, energy, mining and timber,” the needs of the frontier are often overlooked. “The American frontier persists, its needs largely invisible. … Continue reading