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A new plan to better accommodate people with disabilities within the community was unveiled Thursday by Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon. Click here to read more... ...continue reading
Legal Aid's Minnesota Disability Law Center's Legal Director discusses inclusion of people with disabilities on Minnesota Public Radio. ...continue reading
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