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Creating a More Just Legal System, One Client at a Time

Marcus Miller is a 2L student at Harvard Law School. He is a clinical student in the Veterans Law and Disability Clinic, working in the Safety Net Project during the Fall 2020 semester. By Marcus …

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Join Us for a Virtual Know Your Housing Rights Event at the Boston Public Library on August 12

Join an online presentation and discussion about renter’s rights in Massachusetts during the COVID public health crisis. A housing attorney from the Legal Services Center at Harvard Law School will discuss the different housing stability …

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Dedicated to Clients Facing Eviction, Crushing Fraudulent Student Loan Debt, and Military Sexual Trauma

Three Graduating LSC Students Honored for Their Pro Bono Work With their law school careers drawing to a close during the difficult and indescribable challenge of a global pandemic, three LSC students were honored at …

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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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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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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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Safety Net Project Successfully Argues Three Social Security Disability and SNAP/Food Stamp Cases

The three victories result in more than $137,000 in back payments plus significant ongoing monthly benefits moving forward; fourth case decision pending; others in pipeline In the two short weeks of March before LSC moved …

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