45 CFR 1600.1 - Definitions.
As used in these regulations, chapter XVI, unless otherwise indicated, the term -
Appeal means any appellate proceeding in a civil action as defined by law or usage in the jurisdiction in which the action is filed.
Control means the direct or indirect ability to determine the direction of management and policies or to influence the management or operating policies of another organization to the extent that an arm's-length transaction may not be achieved.
Fee generating case means any case or matter which, if undertaken on behalf of an eligible client by an attorney in private practice, reasonably may be expected to result in a fee for legal services from an award to a client from public funds or from an opposing party.
Legal assistance means the provisions of any legal services consistent with the purposes and provisions of the Act or other applicable law.
Outside practice of law means the provisions of legal assistance to a client who is not eligible to receive legal assistance from the employer of the attorney rendering assistance, but does not include, among other activities, teaching, consulting, or performing evaluations.
Political means that which relates to engendering public support for or opposition to candidates for public office, ballot measures, or political parties, and would include publicity or propaganda used for that purpose.
Public funds means the funds received directly or indirectly from the Corporation or a Federal, State, or local government or instrumentality of a government.
Staff attorney means an attorney more than one half of whose annual professional income is derived from the proceeds of a grant from the Legal Services Corporation or is received from a recipient, subrecipient, grantee, or contractor that limits its activities to providing legal assistance to clients eligible for assistance under the Act.
Tribal funds means funds received from an Indian tribe or from a private foundation for the benefit of an Indian tribe.