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The Legal Services Center was founded in 1979 with a commitment to combine education and service in the study of law.

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The Legal Services Center has a long record of providing exemplary legal services to address the unmet needs of low-income individuals and families in Greater Boston.

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Our mission is to educate law students for practice and professional service while meeting the critical needs of the community.

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Movement Lawyering Gives Caroline Hatley’24 Deep Dive into Legal Strategy

By Caroline Hatley ‘24 At HLS, and at many other law schools across the country, law students spend the bulk of our time in the classroom learning legal doctrine by dissecting federal (mostly appellate) judicial ...
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Students in the Veterans Legal Clinic continue to secure critical victories for the veterans community.

On the front lines for veterans How Harvard Law’s Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinic is helping a former Marine and small business owner get the benefits he deserves Nov 08, 2023 By Rachel Reed ...
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LSC’s Marianna Yang, who co-leads the Family Justice Clinic, was in conversation last week with other leaders in the field about Domestic Violence & Gun Regulation.

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender Hosts Annual Fall Conference on ‘Gender and the Body’ By  The Harvard Crimson – Kyle Baek and Anna Feng, Contributing Writers …Another panel, moderated by former HLS Dean Martha L. Minow, centered ...
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Veteran Service Organizations File Lawsuit to Compel VA to Amend its Character of Discharge Regulations

By National Veterans Legal Services Program National Veterans Legal Services Program and Swords to Plowshares, represented by the Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School and Latham & Watkins LLP, ...
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