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Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors From Eviction Is Always Important—but Especially During COVID

LSC Housing Attorney Julia Devanthéry was recently interviewed by Mother Jones about the COVID eviction crisis and how it is affecting individuals and families across the country–especially those who face domestic violence.  In 2013, Julia Devanthéry joined Harvard …

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DAV Distinguished Speaker Series Examines Race, the Military and Veterans

Panelists highlight the disparities and unmet needs of minority veterans, see hope in greater involvement and action While the military has been described by many as the most integrated institution in American life, it is …

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Judge Orders that Department of Education Cannot Resume Issuing Borrower Defense Denials Without Notifying Court and Borrowers

Order impacts over 170,000 class members who spoke up for their rights to loan cancellation BOSTON – A federal judge has ordered Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the U.S Department of Education to notify the court two …

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LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic Amicus Brief Signed by 8 Former High-ranking Corrections Officers Argues Corrections Officers Must Protect Transgender Prisoners and Prisoners Who Were Previously Victimized

Today, the Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic submitted a Third Circuit amicus brief signed by eight high-ranking former corrections officials in support of the plaintiff in Shorter v. United States. The plaintiff is a …

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