Learn about the inspiring work of Homeless Court in
Massachusetts in the latest episode of the MassBar Beat podcast,
now available here.
Homeless Court is a specialty court in Massachusetts that gives
homeless individuals with minor infractions a chance to clear their
records and get a new start. MBA Young Lawyers Division leaders
Tori Santoro (chair) and Samuel Segal (chair-elect) had an
opportunity to visit this "court of second chances" at the Pine
Street Inn shelter in Boston.
In "Homeless Court: A Second Chance at Hope,"
Santoro and Segal share observations from their visit, along with
interviews and stories of hope from Boston Municipal Court Judge
Kathleen Coffey; the Pine Street Inn's Elizabeth Condron, who
coordinates Homeless Court; two Homeless Court participants, who
were interviewed after their hearings; and MBA President Jeffrey
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