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Law Overviews & Guides

Comprehensive guides and overviews of legal topics intended for advocates; in general, do NOT code simple fact sheets or client education materials with this term.

02/05/2013
MLRI

Massachusetts law provides important rights to tenants who are facing an eviction or who have been evicted.

08/30/2018
Betsy Gwin, Legal Services Center

The Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School recently updated our self-help guide about the Chapter 115 B

08/30/2018
Health Care for All

This is a link to HCFA's page on  new state law called the Protecting Access to Confidential Health Care (PATCH) Act that took effect Jul

08/27/2018
Various

The MA Vacatur Law (MGL ch 265 s.

06/23/2016
Lawyers Comm for Civil Rights and BSAC

Booklet on the school discipline laws in Massachusetts including a know your rights section and a checklist for going to a school discipl

08/08/2017
Columbia Human Rights Law Review

A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual (JLM) is a handbook of legal rights and procedures designed for use by people in prison.

08/01/2018
Custody Awareness Collaborative

From the introduction:

07/16/2018
Elizabeth Whiteway, Senior Attorney, Greater Boston Legal Services

The attached document provides an overview of the recently enacted Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program.

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