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HOFSTRA LAW AND NORTHWELL HEALTH TO PARTNER

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and Northwell Health have formed a medical-legal partnership. Funded by a state grant, the program is focused on assisting underserved children and adults who can't afford legal services. The program is intended to offset community health problems that contribute to poor health. Such factors include denial of health care coverage, domestic violence, or unsanitary housing conditions. Hofstra Law students have been conducting further research to identify other issues. As part of the program, ten students from Hofstra Law will provide legal services and recommendations to patients at clinics. The partnership also plans to cross-train medical and legal professionals as well as launch a campaign to educate patients about their legal rights.

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