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One hundred years ago, John Benson opened the doors of a Minneapolis law office meant to help the poor and underserved. ...continue reading
"In 2013 Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, which provides access to legal assistance to residents of 20 counties in central Minnesota, marks its 100th year of advocacy." ...continue reading
Legalaid's 100th Anniversary is recognized in Attorney At Law Magazine. Read more here. ...continue reading
Legal Aid's Executive Director discusses our work in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read the article here....
HCBA President Tom Jensen has written a great article about Legal Aid in the May issue of Hennepin Lawyer ...continue reading
"A 10-year-old autistic boy was pinned to the floor and held facedown for 57 minutes by three staff members at his school after he threw a tantrum while working on a puzzle in his special education classroom...." Read Full Article.
"A deaf man who accused St. Paul police officers of beating him because he requested that an officer communicate with him in writing is scheduled to settle a federal lawsuit..."
There is increased scrutiny of the use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s public schools. National and local media outlets have reported children being injured or even killed as a ...continue reading
Today, Legal is launching a new online resource of information for housing providers, renters, cities, homeowners, public agencies and you! FairHousingMN.org is designed to help you answer important questions about fair housing and understand how you can help to further fair housing in your cities and neighborhoods. Check it out today.
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6! Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) Hotline MDLC will staff a hotline out of our office on Election Day while the polls are open to answer questions ...continue reading