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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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Seeking the Right Fix: Tashrima Hossain ’26 on Housing Justice Through Policy Advocacy

By Harvard Law School Student Tashrima Hossain ’26 When I was eight, Hurricane Katrina ravaged my community and pushed my family into homelessness. A decade later, I moved to San Francisco and was struck by ...
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Lauren Greenawalt ’25 on Empowering, Advancing and Protecting the Civil Rights of LGBTQ+ Communities

What does it entail to champion LGBTQ+ rights with litigation, policy, and regulatory work within the community? Meet Lauren, a student in the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic at Harvard Law School. Students in this clinic have ...
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LSC’s Family Justice Clinic: Addressing the Evolving Legal Needs of Families

There is a knock on the door of the apartment where a mother—we will call her Dee*—lives with her two young sons. Dee is surprised to see a Department of Children and Families (DCF) investigator ...
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Coming Full Circle: Alfredo Rosales ’24 on Finding Purpose Beyond the Classroom

By Harvard Law School Student Alfredo Rosales ’24 Life has a funny way of coming full circle. I was born in Tepic, Nayarit, a little-known Mexican city along the Pacific coast. Tepic is one of ...
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