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Access to Justice Fellows Program Kicks off Fifth Year

On September 22, more than a hundred members of the pro bono legal community gathered at the John Adams Courthouse to help Lawyers Clearinghouse kick off another year of the Access to Justice Fellows Program. Seventy-four lawyers and retired judges

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Clearinghouse honors Michael Fish and breaks past fundraising record at 28th Annual Meeting

There was a lot to celebrate on the evening of June 1, when nearly 200 members of the legal, nonprofit, and business communities gathered at the Boston office of Nixon Peabody to help Lawyers Clearinghouse honor Mike Fish, President and

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Access to Justice Fellow advocates for an end to mass incarceration

When John Bowman read The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander’s sobering New York Times bestseller about America’s criminal justice system, for his book club, he was shocked. He was semi-retired after working as an

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Access to Justice Fellows Program Enters Third Year

The Lawyers Clearinghouse and the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission cohosted a Kick-Off Event for the Access to Justice Fellows Program on the evening of Thursday, October 2 at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston. Members of Boston’s legal and nonprofit

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The Lawyers Clearinghouse Celebrates 26 Years

The Lawyers Clearinghouse celebrated its 26th anniversary on June 12 with over 150 guests at the Boston office of Nixon Peabody, raising over $90,000 thanks to the generosity of law firms, corporations, and individual donors. Meeting attendees were joined by

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