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The United States District Court has issued a decision

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 29, 2017

The United States District Court has issued a decision that restores hope to the approximately 14,000 Minnesotans with disabilities, many of whom are stuck living in corporate group homes. Today ...continue reading

Check out our new videos on employment resources

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

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

Minnesota Disability Law Center presents at Employment Summit in Moorhead

Legal Aid News | Posted on July 30, 2014

Read the news article here. ...continue reading

“Olmstead Plan,” to improve treatment of people with disabilities

Legal Aid News | Posted on November 07, 2013

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 Executive Director in the Star Tribune

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 20, 2013

Legal Aid's Executive Director discusses our work in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read the article here....

Minneapolis Legal Aid: 100 Years of Exceptionalism

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 14, 2013

HCBA President Tom Jensen has written a great article about Legal Aid in the May issue of Hennepin Lawyer ...continue reading

Disabled students face dangerous discipline in Minnesota

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 14, 2013

"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.

Settlement reached in St. Paul case, police to add interpreter for deaf

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 09, 2013

"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..."

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