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Op-Ed

Liberals Abandoned Civil Legal Aid. Now They Need to Bring It Back.

Douglas Grant
Slate
October 12, 2018
A “civil Gideon” is needed to provide publicly funded attorneys for low-income people in cases like eviction proceedings, domestic violence, and public benefits disputes.

News Story

Why Some Doctor’s Offices Double as Legal Clinics

Rebecca Gale
Slate
April 4, 2018
Pregnant women have rights, but enforcing them takes resources.

Column

The Travelers Trapped in Horrific Limbo by Trump’s Immigration Order

Dahlia Lithwick
Slate
January 29, 2017
Judicial stays couldn’t protect everyone detained at U.S. airports.

Feature

Good Crop, Bad Crop

Gabriel Thompson
Slate
August 2, 2016
Too often, workers picking America’s produce face poor treatment and wage theft. The U.S. is barely using a law designed to stop it.

Column

Punished for Being Poor

Dahlia Lithwick
Slate
July 16, 2016
The Virginia scheme that suspends the driver’s license of anyone who can’t pay trivial fines.

Feature

Spring Break’s Cleanup Crew

Michelle Chen
Slate
March 25, 2016
It’s the worst time to be a hotel housekeeper in Miami. The rest of the year’s pretty bad, too.

News Story

Landlords Have an Edge in Eviction Cases. They Can Afford Lawyers, and Low-Income Renters Can’t.

Jake Blumgart
Slate
December 8, 2015
A study released Monday by the Public Justice Center, a civil legal-aid organization, reveals that the outcomes in Baltimore’s “Rent Court” are predictably one-sided.

News Story

A Trans Prisoner Sued Her Prison—and Won a Victory for Trans Inmates Across the Country

Mark Joseph Stern
Slate
September 28, 2015
In an emphatic ruling, Judge Denise Oakes Shaffer affirmed the rights of trans inmates under a federal law called the Prison Rape Elimination Act.



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