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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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Douglas Griswold ’25 on Taking Action to Enforce Protections Already in the Law

For the past several years the Legal Services Center has noticed concerning practices by the companies contracting with medical facilities to provide medical records that appear to be in violation of Massachusetts’ patients’ rights laws. ...
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Veterans Organizations Reinstate Lawsuit to Force VA to Amend its Character of Discharge Regulations

By National Veterans Legal Services Program NVLSP and Swords to Plowshares, represented by the Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School and Latham & Watkins LLP, are filing on behalf ...
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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 ’24 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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