Reading
Poverty Law
University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas Schools of Law

© Poverty Law and Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted)
http://povertylaw.homestead.com
Permission granted for pro bono representation.
Use for other purposes, including educational purposes, is by written permission only from Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted).

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Poverty Law I

TEXTBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS SCHOOL OF LAW BOOKSTORE

$2.00 a Day, Living on Almost Nothing in America, Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaeffer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 978-0-544-30318-8 (215), available at bookstore.

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Housing Law
Larry McDonough
http://povertylaw.homestead.com/ResidentialUnlawfulDetainer.html

See the Schedule for reading assignments

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Government Benefits Law
Monica Bogucki

Week 1

Understanding Poverty Slide Show

Poverty Hypotheticals

Circle of Poverty

Combined Application Form, DHS-5223-ENG 11-16

Public Benefits Beyond the Usual Suspects, Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer

Representing the Whole Client, Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer

MFIP Manual

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Week 2

Overview of Income Maintenance Programs

An Introduction to the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program
Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer
http://povertylaw.pbworks.com/w/page/17976116/Poverty%20Law%20Manual%20Table%20of%20Contents

An Introduction to the Old Age Survivors, and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income
Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer
http://povertylaw.pbworks.com/w/page/17976116/Poverty%20Law%20Manual%20Table%20of%20Contents

5 year Time Limit and Emergency Assistance Programs:

Minn. Stat. § 256D.46
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=256D

Overview of Income Maintenance Programs

Five Year Time Limit Slide Show

Five Year Time Limit Hypotheticals

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Week 3

MFIP Assets

Week 4

MFIP Income

Week 5

Appeals and Hearings

Flow Chart for Administrative Appeals

Holistic Practice of Law

Week 6

Understanding Issues of Homelessness

Homeless Shelter Exercise

GA Hypotheticals

Week 7

Understanding the Health Care Debate

Secondary Traumatization and Lawyers

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© Poverty Law and Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted)
http://povertylaw.homestead.com
Permission granted for pro bono representation.
Use for other purposes, including educational purposes, is by written permission only from Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted).