DRAFT SCHEDULE


University of Minnesota Law School Poverty Law I, Fall 2015

Professors Monica Bogucki and Larry McDonough

Week

Date

Monday 3:35-5:00 pm, Room 473

Monday 5:15-6:30 pm, Room 473

1

9/14

Introduction to Poverty Law

Overview of Class and Materials

Understanding Poverty


Professor Monica Bogucki

Professor Larry McDonough

Poverty Law Exercises

Complete Combined Application Form in Class

Professor Bogucki


1. Public Benefits Beyond the Usual Suspects,

Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer

http://povertylaw.pbworks.com/w/page/17976089/FrontPage


2. Representing the Whole Client,

Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer

http://povertylaw.pbworks.com/w/page/17976089/FrontPage

2

9/21

Overview of Income Maintenance Programs

Professor Bogucki


1. An Introduction to the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program, Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer

http://povertylaw.pbworks.com/w/page/17976089/FrontPage


2. 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/17976089/FrontPage


5 year Time Limit:

Emergency Assistance Programs: MFIP Emergency Assistance (MFIP-EA), Emergency General Assistance (EGA), and Minnesota Supplemental Aid Emergency Assistance (MSA-EA)

Professor Bogucki

Minn. Stat. § 256D.46



3

9/28

Cancelled

Cancelled

4

10/5

MFIP Assets

Professor Bogucki

Minn. Stat. §§ 256J.08, 256J.20


MFIP Assets

 Professor Bogucki

5

10/12

MFIP Income

Professor Bogucki

Minn. Stat. §§ 256J.08, 256J.21, 256J.33-256J.42


MFIP Income

Professor Bogucki


6

10/19

MFIP Application and Hearings and Appeals

Due Process Exercise

Professor Bogucki

Goldberg v. Kelly, 397 U.S. 254 (1970)

Minn. Stat. §§  256.045 and 256.0451, 13.04


Administrative Hearing Practice and Procedures, Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer

http://povertylaw.pbworks.com/w/page/17976089/FrontPage


Effective Administrative Representation, A Judge’s View, Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer

http://povertylaw.pbworks.com/w/page/17976089/FrontPage


Poverty Law Book Club

Professor Bogucki

Fire in the Ashes by Jonathan Kozol

7

10/26

Homeless Shelters

Welfare: General Assistance and Other Income Maintenance Programs: Issues for Single Adults and Couples without Children

Professors Bogucki


Read the following items on the website for the National Coalition for the Homeless www.nationalhomeless.org

Employment and Homelessness-fact sheet

Domestic Violence and Homelessness-fact sheet

People Need Health Care

Criminalization of Homelessness

Homeless Youth

Homeless Families with Children

Homelessness Among Elderly Persons


Homeless Shelters

Welfare: General Assistance and Other Income Maintenance Programs: Issues for Single Adults and Couples without Children

Professors Bogucki


Read the following items on the website for the National Coalition for the Homeless www.nationalhomeless.org

Employment and Homelessness-fact sheet

Domestic Violence and Homelessness-fact sheet

People Need Health Care

Criminalization of Homelessness

Homeless Youth

Homeless Families with Children

Homelessness Among Elderly Persons

Research Problem # 1 Handed Out

8

11/2

Housing

Introduction

Professor McDonough

Tenants' Rights in Minnesota, Minnesota Legal Services Coalition


Research Problem # 1 Due

Housing: Eviction:

Overview

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota,

Chapters I - V and Answer Form A1

Skim reading

9

11/9

Housing: Eviction:

Service Defenses

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota Chapter VI, §§ A-C and Answer Form A1



Housing: Eviction:

Precondition Defenses

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota Chapter VI, § D and Answer Form A1

Read precondition defenses of Answer Form A1 and review manual sections for more information

10

11/16

Housing:

Eviction: Rent Defenses

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota

Chapter VI. §E (except public and subsidized housing, and mobile home parks) and Form A1

Read rent defenses of Answer Form A1 and review manual sections for more information

Housing:

Eviction: Notice Defenses

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota

Chapter VI. §F (except public and subsidized housing, and mobile home parks) and Form A1

Read notice defenses of Answer Form A1 and review manual sections for more information

11

11/23

Housing:

Eviction: Breach Defenses

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota

Chapter VI. §G (except public and subsidized housing, and mobile home parks) and Form A1

Read breach defenses of Answer Form A1 and review manual sections for more information


Housing:

Eviction: Post Trial Issues and Settlement

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota

Chapter I §R., Chapters VII - IX

Read relief sections of Answer Form A1 and review manual sections for more information, particularly writ of recovery, motion to vacate judgments, motion for expungement, judge review, and appeals

12

11/30

Housing:

Security Deposits

McDonough, Security Deposits in Minnesota

Professor McDonough

Housing:

Other Landlord and Tenant Actions

Professor McDonough

McDonough, Residential Eviction Defense in Minnesota

Chapter XII


Research Problem # 2 Handed Out





13

12/7

Class Cancelled


Research Problem # 2 Due

Email to Professor McDonough

at mcdon056@umn.edu by 3:35 p.m.