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Maine Law's Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic is one of the oldest law school clinical programs in the nation. Established in 1970, the Clinic provides free legal aid to more than 600 low-income individuals and families every year. It is a defining program of Maine Law, providing practical skills training for students and helping to fulfill the Law School’s commitment to social justice. Each year, the Clinic releases an Annual Report, which provides an overview of the work done in each of the Clinic’s programs, information regarding the numbers of clients served, notable cases, client stories, student accomplishments, and descriptions of new initiatives and other activities involving the Clinic’s students and faculty.