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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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Disabled Americans Veterans Panel Discussion: Race, the Military, and Veterans

On November 16, the Legal Services Center hosted the 2020 Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Distinguished Speaker Series. The discussion, entitled “Race, the Military, and Veterans,” featured moderator Will Gunn ’86, former General Counsel for Department …

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LSC to Host Weekly Drop-In Hours with Boston Public Library

Get legal help at our virtual office hours, offered on a weekly basis. Staff at the Legal Services Center at Harvard Law School will provide advice and referral information to patrons about civil legal issues …

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