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Federal court strikes down Manchester anti-panhandling ordinance

Posted Sep 08, 2017

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017:
In a 65-page decision, the New Hampshire District Court struck down the City of Manchester’s anti-panhandling ordinance and police practices because they violated the First Amendment.   This lawsuit was brought on behalf of Theresa M. Petrello, an Army and Navy ...read more

NHLA receives $10,000 grant from Eastern Bank Foundation

Posted Sep 06, 2017

New Hampshire Legal Assistance has received an
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation grant for $10,000 as part of the bank’s Targeted Grant program, which supports organizations working on behalf of immigrants in Massachusetts,  New Hampshire and Rhode Island for 2017.

The Fo ...read more

NHLA receives Community Partnership Award from VA

Posted Aug 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 - MANCHESTER, NH
New Hampshire Legal Assistance Paralegal Candace Cappio Gebhart received the Community Partnership
Appreciation Award from the Manchester VA this afternoon, honoring her work supporting veterans in our community.
She was nominated for the award by former h ...read more

NHLA attorneys write about their victory for low-income children with disabilities

Posted Jun 22, 2017

NHLA Litigation Director Kay Drought and Staff Attorney Ruth Heintz were commissioned by the Clearinghouse Community of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law to write about their victory in the Hendricks et al vs NH case which protected federal assistance for children with disabilities. ...read more