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Man Evicts Dog

Christopher Peak
New Haven Independent
November 9, 2017
Melissa Phillips gets to stay in her Newhallville apartment. But thanks to a landmark court ruling about the rights of canine and human tenants, “Mellow” has to go.

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City Sued Over Lead-Poisoned Child

Christopher Peak
New Haven Independent
October 31, 2017
New Haven Legal Assistance Association filed the lawsuit in state Housing Court on Monday claiming that the city violated both state law and local ordinances in its response to off-the-charts lead levels in the blood of Jacob Guaman.

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Legal Aid Takes City To Task On Lead

Christopher Peak
New Haven Independent
August 24, 2017
Despite two city-ordered series of repairs, a child is still living at a west side apartment with lead-paint poisoning — the latest chapter in a decade-long saga that’s now the subject of a demand letter and an upcoming suit by legal aid lawyers.



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