LSC Partners With Mattapan Public Library on Criminal Record Sealing and Expungement Workshops

Seal or Clear Your Massachusetts Criminal Record! As many as 1 in 3 adults in the US have a criminal record, experiencing stigma and disadvantage as a result With a criminal record, ordinary essentials such as […]

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June 23: “Lunch and Learn – Discharge Upgrade” with LSC’s Veterans Clinic and the Bob Woodruff Foundation

Lunch and Learn: Discharge Upgrade Thursday, June 23 at 12 pm ET | Register About the Event The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the Legal Services Center’s Veterans Legal Clinic are excited to convene national experts

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Virtual Event – Mass & Cass and the Crisis of Homelessness: The Interaction of Mental Health, Addiction, and the Law in the Lives of People Without Permanent Housing

From the Boston Bar Association: The Mass and Cass humanitarian crisis, and, more generally, the crisis of homelessness in Greater Boston, has attracted wide media and public attention. This panel discussion, which brings together experts

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Senator Gillibrand, Veterans’ Advocates, and Experts Examine the Legacy of Burn Pit Exposures on the Health of Military Servicemembers and Veterans

Burn pits—where trash and other waste are disposed of through burning in large, uncovered pits, often with an accelerant like jet fuel—were once commonly used by the U.S. military, particularly in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other

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Disabled American Veterans Panel Discussion: The Toxic Legacy of Military Burn Pits, with Keynote Address by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Panel featuring veterans, advocates, and medical expert examined issue that affects an estimated 200,000+ individuals who deployed to Southwest Asia during the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars This year’s Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Distinguished Speakers Series

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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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Trailblazing Military Leader and LGBTQ Civil Rights Advocate Delivers Disabled American Veterans Lecture Sponsored by LSC

When Shannon McLaughlin was asked in 2010 to be the lead plaintiff in a federal lawsuit demanding that partners and family members of LGBTQ military service members and veterans receive the same benefits as those

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SAVE THE DATE: Lieutenant Colonel Shannon McLaughlin To Give DAV Lecture Thursday, Nov. 21

Lieutenant Colonel Shannon McLaughlin of the Massachusetts Army National Guard will deliver this year’s Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, November 21 at noon at Harvard Law School. McLaughlin, who deployed to Afghanistan

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“The newest Federal Court Experiment”: Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims speaks at Harvard Law School

On Thursday, November 8th, Chief Judge Robert N. Davis of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims gave the 2018 Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Distinguished Lecture at Harvard Law School to an audience of

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Veterans Legal Clinic Welcomes DAV General Counsel for Conversation About His Role & Career Path

Christopher J. Clay, General Counsel of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), shared his perspectives on current challenges facing disabled veterans and his experiences as general counsel of national non-profit organization during a talk at Harvard Law

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VA Secretary Shulkin Discusses Needs of Disabled Veterans During Visit to Harvard Law School & Veterans Legal Clinic

For the fourth year in a row, the Veterans Legal Clinic of the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School gathered together veterans, veterans service organizations, government officials. community providers, veterans advocates and lawyers, and

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The Legal Services Center takes People’s Law School on the road in service to veterans

The now annual Legal Services Center (LSC) People’s Law School of community legal education workshops facilitated by LSC staff and clinical law students has proven to be hugely popular, attended by almost 200 people over

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Diversity and Disability: How Disability Fits in to the Campus-wide Dialogue About Diversity

Julie McCormack, Director and Senior Clinical Instructor in the Disability Litigation and Benefits Advocacy Clinic, participated in a robust discussion on April 11th at Harvard Law School on “Diversity & Disability: How Disability Fits in

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