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NFL-Bob Woodruff Foundation Salute to Service Partnership Grant To Support Vitally Needed, Free Estate Planning Services for Low-Income Veterans Amid COVID-19 Crisis

 Estate Planning Project at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School will use funds to help vulnerable veterans with wills, healthcare proxies, other legal needs The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School is …

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Alexander Chen: Gay Rights and Trans Rights Are Indivisible. SCOTUS Just Showed Why.

By Alexander Chen, LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic Director Since the start of the modern LGBT movement in the 1960s, some members of the community have questioned the degree of common interest between lesbian, gay, and bisexual …

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LGBTQ+ Clinic Director on SCOTUS ruling: A Milestone in LGBT Rights

Alexander Chen ’15, founding director of HLS’ LBGTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, discusses the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision protecting LGBT workers By Brett Milano While calling the United States Supreme Court’s ruling this …

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Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs Recognizes Six Students—Including Two LSC Alums—for Outstanding Work

This year, the Harvard Law School Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs has recognized six students from the Class of 2020 for their outstanding clinical and pro bono work: Daniel Moubayed ’20, International Human …

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Our Statement on Nationwide Protests

The Legal Services Center stands in steadfast support of those protesting the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and others who have lost their lives because of racism. We support demands for justice …

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Working and Learning as a Clinical Student—Before and During the Time of Corona

Chrysonthia Horne ‘20, spent three semesters as a clinical student in the Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center. Horne was recently honored with the Clinical and Pro Bono Outstanding Student Award for, among …

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

On behalf of our client community, the Legal Services Center offers its thanks and congratulations to the Class of 2020! Our students have done remarkable work in trying times. We wish them the best as …

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LSC Student Sejal Singh wins the 2020 David Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award

Singh was recognized for her work on the Project on Predatory Student Lending, as well as her exemplary contributions to public-interest endeavors   Sejal Singh ’20 is the 2020 recipient of the David Grossman Exemplary …

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LSC Student Argues Tax Case Via Phone During Pandemic

Due to restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, Oliver Roberts, a second-year student at Harvard Law School, recently argued a case by phone before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. In this case, …

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LSC Clinics Work Creatively to Assist Client Communities Affected by COVID-19

The attorneys and student advocates at the Legal Services Center continue to work tirelessly for our clients as they face unprecedented challenges and financial distress.  Below is a brief update on just some of our …

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Legislators Encourage Massachusetts Veterans to Apply for Available State Financial Assistance

Monthly Cash Assistance and Emergency Benefits Provided by Local Veterans Services Officers in Every City and Town Across Massachusetts Massachusetts is home to 380,000 of the nation’s 21 million veterans. More than half are aged …

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Criminal Record Sealing Self-Help Materials Developed; A Law Student Reflects on Work and Learning During the Pandemic

Safety Net Project Director Julie McCormack and the students working with her on criminal record sealing (a mostly administrative process before the Massachusetts Probation Service) have taken advantage of the enforced slow-down brought about by …

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