December 1, 2017 |
, George Thomas
But payday borrowers in Ohio face an additional burden: Ohio currently has the most expensive payday loans in the country.
Tags: Consumer Protection | Predatory Lending
November 22, 2017 |
San Francisco Chronicle
Landlords save money when a tenant departs voluntarily after settling. Also, as the current system favors landlords, the Shriver program makes the eviction process fairer overall.
Tags: Civil Right to Counsel | Housing: Eviction | Housing: Landlord-Tenant
November 16, 2017 |
Congress should act swiftly to approve long overdue legislation introduced Thursday to strengthen the prosecution of sexual assault in the military.
Tags: Sexual Assault | Veterans
November 10, 2017 |
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
Veterans are caught in a cruel Catch-22: they cannot obtain treatment for their PTSD because of consequences of their PTSD.
Tags: Military Discharges | Veterans
November 2, 2017 |
Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
Indeed, only 80 of the 40,000 residential eviction actions brought in Essex County in one year alone had tenants asserting their most basic right to a safe and inhabitable dwelling.
Tags: Civil Right to Counsel | Housing: Eviction
November 11, 2017 |
Christopher P. Chapman
Broad access to justice is essential to the preservation of any democracy, and yet many Americans struggle to afford adequate legal representation.
Tags: Student Debt | Student Loan Forgiveness
October 26, 2017 |
Dallas Morning News
After an event as catastrophic as Hurricane Harvey, which destroyed property and tore apart lives, legal needs continue for years. For people already stripped of their worldly possessions, more trials are to come. That is where legal aid comes in.