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Students Work with Clients to Seal and Expunge Records

Criminal record sealing is an especially important legal tool useful in addressing inequality and the disproportionate impact the criminal justice system has had on communities of color. Black men are more likely than any other …

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Massachusetts Eviction Moratorium Ends; Here’s What Comes Next

Massachusetts ended its eviction moratorium on October 17, a government action that is expected to lead to an eviction crisis in the state as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the economy and people’s health …

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We Need the Housing Stability Act to Prevent Survivors of Domestic Violence from Being Evicted into the Pandemic Winter

The state’s moratorium on evictions lapsed on October 17, putting many thousands of Massachusetts residents, including those facing domestic violence, in danger of eviction and homelessness. Julia Devanthery, an attorney in LSC’s Housing Clinic and …

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LSC Tax Clinic Offers Help with Stimulus Payment Issues

The Legal Services Center’s Tax Clinic is now offering assistance to people who haven’t received their stimulus payments. This assistance is free, and an interpreter will be provided if needed. November 21st is the new …

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VIRTUAL EVENT – Aging Veterans with Disabilities: A Cross-National Study of Policies and Challenges

Please join us Monday, October 5 at 12 pm for a virtual Zoom talk hosted by the Harvard Law School Project on Disability. Aging Veterans with Disabilities: A Cross-National Study of Policies and Challenges. with …

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Creating a More Just Legal System, One Client at a Time

Marcus Miller is a 2L student at Harvard Law School. He is a clinical student in the Veterans Law and Disability Clinic, working in the Safety Net Project during the Fall 2020 semester. By Marcus …

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Legal Services Center Urges VA to Change Eligibility Rules for Veterans with Bad Paper on behalf of Swords to Plowshares and The National Veterans Legal Services Program

September 8, 2020 – The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School (LSC), on behalf of veterans organizations Swords to Plowshares and the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP), called on the Department of Veterans …

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Remote Learning and Remote Lawyering During a Pandemic

Jack Jaehyuk You, ’21, was a clinical student in the Veterans Law & Disability Benefits Clinic during the Spring 2020 semester and he volunteered in the Clinic this summer.  Before attending law school, he served …

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Join Us for a Virtual Know Your Housing Rights Event at the Boston Public Library on August 12

Join an online presentation and discussion about renter’s rights in Massachusetts during the COVID public health crisis. A housing attorney from the Legal Services Center at Harvard Law School will discuss the different housing stability …

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LSC’s Toby Merrill, Nnena Odim Honored as ‘Women Inspiring Change’

LSC’s Toby Merrill and Nnena Odim were among the 2020 honorees of the Harvard Law International Women’s Day Portrait Exhibit, which showcased the astounding contributions of women around the world to the areas of law …

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Dedicated to Clients Facing Eviction, Crushing Fraudulent Student Loan Debt, and Military Sexual Trauma

Three Graduating LSC Students Honored for Their Pro Bono Work With their law school careers drawing to a close during the difficult and indescribable challenge of a global pandemic, three LSC students were honored at …

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LSC Testifies Before Congress on Behalf of Vets with “Bad Paper”

On July 8, Dana Montalto, attorney and clinical instructor in LSC’s Veterans Legal Clinic, testified before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs regarding how the Veterans Administration’s regulatory policies …

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