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Legal Aid News | Posted on February 20, 2017

The Minnesota Disability Law Center is excited to announce two new webinars for parents with children or young adults.  One webinar focuses on the fundamentals of special education law, ...continue reading

Settlement will change how deaf are treated at four county jails

| Posted on October 24, 2016

Minnesota Disability Law Center attorney Rick Macpherson says, "It's our hope that these agreements will serve as a model for other jails in the state." Read the StarTribune.com article here. ...continue reading

Disability Law Center Helps Minnesotans File Federal Class Action Lawsuit

| Posted on August 04, 2016

A group of people with disabilities filed a class action lawsuit in federal district court in Minneapolis on behalf of people with disabilities who are being denied access to homes of their choice. ...continue reading

Oakdale settlement spotlights communication gap between cops, deaf

| Posted on May 19, 2016

A recent settlement of a discrimination complaint against local police highlights communication issues with the hearing-impared. Read more from MPR News... ...continue reading

Disability Law Center Attorney Quoted in Star Tribune Article

| Posted on May 13, 2016

Disability Law Center Attorney Anne Henry is quoted in an article about new federal labor rules for home care providers. Read more.... ...continue reading

Mishandling of Funds Alleged in Lawsuit

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 17, 2015

From an Access Press article: More than 5,000 Minnesotans with disabilities have been deprived of plus-$1 billion in services for more than two decades under a federal Medicaid program managed by ...continue reading

Law Suit Claims State Mismanaged Money

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 01, 2015

From this StarTribune article: "Thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait months and even years for community-based services because the state has underspent ...continue reading

Disability Law Center publishes investigative report

| Posted on July 29, 2015

On July 29, 2015, the Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid released “Investigative Report: Restraint and Seclusion at the Minnesota Security Hospital.” Based ...continue reading

Medical Legal Partnerships expanding in Minnesota

| Posted on June 30, 2015

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MMLA seniors attorney helps phone fraud victim

| Posted on June 16, 2015

The Star Tribune highlighted the ongoing problem of scam artists targeting vulnerable seniors, and Legal Aid's effort to help.  ...continue reading

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