Nick and Tim's Story

Nick and Tim's Story

Born with a developmental disability, Nick lived in a group home for adults and relied on his parents to pay for his care. Both Nick and his parents considered him very lucky to live there: as a working ranch, the group home gives him the opportunity to work with animals and be a part of …
MLSA's Rural Law Program Named One of the Best in the Nation

MLSA's Rural Law Program Named One of the Best in the Nation

MLSA's Rural Incubator Project for Lawyers (RIPL) has been selected by the Rural Justice Collaborative (RJC) Advisory Council as one of nine national Rural Innovation Sites to serve as a model for other rural justice programs throughout the nation. Established in 2018, RIPL aims to reduce the justice gap that prevents low and moderate income …

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