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MLP in the News

Fordham Law Student Wins Prestigious Skadden Fellowship Mississippi Center for Justice – Jackson, MS (December 2010)

Medical-Legal Partnerships Benefit Health Of Poor (November 2010)

In NC, 150 Students Attend “Navigating the Health Care System as an Unfunded Patient: Perspectives From Durham’s Trenches” (October 2010)

Grantee Spotlight: Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Medical-Legal Partnership VIDEO

For the Sick and Poor, the Best Medicine May Be a Lawyer
Q & A with National Center medical leadership Dr. Barry Zuckerman and Dr. Megan Sandel on how MLPs help to remove the barriers to effective care for low-income patients.

More than Medical Needs October 2010

Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Seeks National Medical-Legal Partnership Demo (August 3, 2010)

Latham Teams With Client to Launch Medical-Legal Clinic (August 2010)

Medical-legal partnerships receive boost in new bills (August 2010)

Doctor Visits Lead to Legal Help With Everyday Problems (March 23, 2010)

Sometimes, good legal help is the best medicine (March 12, 2010)

Putting Lawyers on the Case (The Boston Globe)

UPMC McKeesport offers support to patients with legal, financial concerns

Rethink Dangerous Utility Shutoffs

Looking For A Little Help From Those Who Can Provide It

Law and medicine: Special partnership

LSC Leaders on Panel at Medical-Legal Partnership Summit (April 2010)

Sometimes Best Prescription Is a Lawyer

Medical-Legal Partnership Connects Patients With Services

From Rats to Heaters, Doctor-Lawyer Team Fights Barriers to Family Health Care (May 2010)

A Prescription for Change

A Doctor’s Word: Renters’ Rights to Healthy Homes

Unique Medical-Legal Partnership Expands

American Public Media Broadcast on one Medical-Legal Partnership Benefiting Pediatric Patients (April 10, 2008)

MLP Pro Bono Partner News

Mintz Levin Launches Center for Health Law & Policy (January 2011)

Mintz Levin – Center for Law and Health Policy Driving Innovative Solutions in an Era of Reform (January 2011)

Medical-Legal Partnership Keeps Parents and Sick Kids Together (December 2010)

Walmart Announces Pro Bono Legal Services Program (November)

Jessica Dumas’ Pro Bono Success Means Self-Sufficiency For Client (November)

Celebrate Pro Bono Week Oct. 24 - Oct. 30 October 2010

Attorneys, Law Firm Receive 2010 Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards (October 2010)

Goodwin Procter Receives NLADA's 2010 Beacon of Justice Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Contributions in Immigration Law (October 2010)

Baker & Daniels Receives Pro Bono Awards for Medical & Education Projects (October 2010)

Lawyer Snapshot: Mark Papa (October 2010)

McDermott Awarded the 2010 Adams Pro Bono Publico Award Lawyers Melissa Nott Davis and Edward Leibensperger Receive Special Recognition for Their Individual Work September 2010

Michele Garvin Named a “Hero from the Field” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly September 2010

Day Pitney Honored with Corporate Philanthropy Award for Work at Health Clinic

Unique Medical-Legal Partnership Expands

Pro Bono 2010: Bridging the Divide (AmLaw Daily July 2010)

Baker & Daniels Lawyers Helping Cancer Patients in Pro Bono Partnership (July 2010)

WilmerHale Counsel Finds Roots in Community During Pickering Fellowship

Ropes & Gray Receives Accolades for Pro Bono Work in Immigration, Healthcare and Celebrates 2009 Pro Bono Champions

Pro Bono Partners News: McDermott Will & Emery LLP

McDermott Will & Emery Grant Bolsters MLP | Boston's Ability to Serve Low-Income Clients

Pro Bono Partners News: Ober | Kaler

Pro Bono Partners News: Ropes & Gray LLP

Ober|Kaler Announces Exclusive Project HEAL Pro Bono Partnership with Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and Kennedy Krieger Institute

Law firm gives helping hand (9/15/2009)

MLP Site News

Doctors, Lawyers Team Up To Help Kids Get Services They Need (February 2011)

Sunflower Foundation Taps KU Law Graduates For Advocacy Initiative (January 2011)

Grant Creates Unique Medical-Legal Partnership Between Widener and Crozer-Keystone to Help Pregnant Women in Delaware County Widener University School of Law – Wilmington, DE (December 2010)

Children's Hospital Boston Launches Medical-Legal Partnership (December 2010)

University Medical Center Foundation Receives $20,000 Grant for the First Medical Legal Partnership to Benefit El Paso High Risk Infants (December 2010)

From Birth to Seniors, Medical-Legal Partnership Makes A Difference October 2010

Low-Income Health Care: Exploring Medical-Legal Partnerships October 2010

A Prescription For Change October 2010

Celebrate Pro Bono Week Oct. 24 - Oct. 30 October 2010

Legal Services Provided For Low-Income Families Through Public Clinic September 2010

Doctor Promoting Medical, Legal Partnerships September 2010

Center for Children’s Advocacy August 2010

Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Receive 2010 Distinguished Child Advocate Award September 2010

Loyola Starting New Legal Clinic August 2010

Medical-Legal Partnerships: Transforming Healthcare For Vulnerable Patients (Sept. 2010)

School of Law Legal Clinics Receive “For the Common Good” Award (Sept. 2010)

Medical Legal Partnership Achieves Pro Bono Success

Marin Medical-Legal Partnership Video (August 31, 2010)

New Medical-Legal Clinic at Loyola University Chicago

Medical-Legal Partnership Improves Health, Well-Being of Patients

Northeast Florida Medical-Legal Partnership to Expand Pro Bono Services (2/8/2010)

Jacksonville Medical-Legal Partnership Expands As Need Grows

Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership Announces free CLE training webinars (April 2010)

MidPenn Legal Services

SLU Medical, Legal Partnership Changes Lives of Area Children, Families

Medical Joins With Legal To Aid Clients (The Brownsville Herald, July 2010)

Recent Graduate To Serve As Fellow To KU Law School's Medical-Legal Clinic (July 2010)

Provider-Lawyer Partnerships Enhance Access To Health-Related Legal Services For Low-Income Rural Patients, Leading To Favorable Resolutions For The Client (June 2010)

Patent Attorney Alison Mohr has devoted extraordinary energy and resources to CCA's work

Lawmakers Consider Barring Heat Shutoffs for Homes with Infants (2/24/2010)

West Virginians Get Help Fighting Legal Barriers to Good Health as Medical-Legal Partnership Places Lawyers On-site in Health Centers (2/17/2010)

Legal Aid of West Virginia, FamilyCare Announce Partnership (2/17/2010)

ABA Midyear Meeting Agenda Features Discussions on Immigration Reform, Funding Crisis Facing Courts and the Changing Face of Discrimination (January 26, 2010)

Hospital discovers sick children need a legal cure (November 20, 2009)

Walmart gives $100,000 for low-income legal help (November 13, 2009)

Hospital adds "triage lawyer" to staff (November 2009)

Medical-Legal Partnerships (November 2009)

Program Connects Doctors and Lawyers to Aid the Vulnerable (November 2009)

Under One Roof: TRLA’s MLAF Program (Fall 2009)

Kentucky Children's Hospital Doctors Receive Grants (October 2009)

Zuckerman Honored by New England Healthcare Institute (October 2009)

Saturday clinic to help families ‘Keep-the-Power-On (October 2009)

UH Manoa School of Law professor Hazel Beh leads Health Law Policy Center (9/21/2009)

invalid link: lawyer is in  thanks to the doctorThe lawyer is in, thanks to the doctor: Medical-legal partnerships address patients' health and social needs (9/14/2009)

Recent Alumna To Serve as Inaugural Fellow to University of Kansas Law's Medical-Legal Clinic (August 27, 2009)

Mintz Levin in Am Law Pro Bono 100 for MLP Work (July 1, 2009)

Doctors, lawyers team up to help special needs children (April 27, 2009)

KU law school’s medical-legal partnership tapped as example to follow (April 23, 2009)

Doctors, lawyers partner in hospitals for patient health (2/17/2009)

Seattle Children's Hospital Receives Three-Year Grant to Implement Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (10/7/2008)

The Children's Advocate (Spring 2009) [Penn State's Children's Advocacy Clinic Newsletter]

Unsorted news items

A medical-legal partnership as a component of a palliative care model (April 2010)

Wellness Program: Medical-Legal Partnerships Pinpoint the Legal Causes of Patient Ills (April 2010)

Health, Housing, and Hunger Prevention: the Building Blocks of Childhood Success (March 25, 2010)

From principle to practice: moving from human rights to legal rights to ensure child health Barry Zuckerman, Ellen Lawton and Samantha Morton (2007)

Developing the Connection Between Law and Public Health (December 2009)

Last Updated: 10/21/2010