How Much Do You Know About African-American Women’s Legal History?

02/10/2020 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
In honor of Black History Month, come join us for a fun and informative lunchtime program where you will learn about the roles African-American women have played in U.S. legal history and how U.S. law specifically affected African-American women....
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Unlock Democracy - Restoring Voting Rights to Incarcerated People

10/28/2019 - 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM
This program will discuss the recent history of disenfranchising people in prison in Massachusetts, the law’s impact on democracy, and why full suffrage is critical....
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Protecting Girls’ Bodies in Massachusetts

09/25/2019 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Massachusetts is behind a majority of other state in protecting girls’ bodies against certain, gender-specific harms, while on the other hand, many localities regulate girls’ appearance in schools in ways that seemingly restrict girls’ bodies....
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Section 35 Commitments: the Rights of the Respondent and the Civil Rights Implications

09/18/2019 - 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
What happens when someone files a Section 35 petition? Who may file one and when? And what rights does the respondent have? This program will answer these questions and more, with a look at the recent Section 35 Commission Report....
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