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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.

08/29/2015
Vicky Pulos

This memo summarizes the circumstances in which the new eligibility and enrollment system will not be able to make an accurate determinat

10/16/2015
Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

The Parent's Guide discusses the school discipline process and provides information to help parents be informed advocates and strong part

07/16/2018
National Housing Law Project
10/01/2015
Deborah Harris, MLRI and Ruth J. Liberman, Crittenton Women's Union

The booklet resolves the misconceptions that college students are not eligible for resources such as food stamps or subsidized housing an

07/31/2015
MA DESE

Technical Assistance Advisory by DESE on time out and seclusion in school.  The advisory addresses:

07/16/2015
Vicky Pulos, MLRI

We are still working on tracking down the source of persistent eligibility errors affecting immigrants.

07/15/2015
Adobe

Adobe's Legal Department developed a Style Guide to help its lawyers write in Plain English and avoid legalese.

06/10/2015
Parent Professional Advocacy League

A guide on transitioning to adult life for student with mental health needs.

08/06/2014

The Autism Omnibus Bill, signed by the governor on August 6, 2014, resulted from the work of the Autism Commission.

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