Opened February 1, 2017. A collaboration with law students, community organizations and service providers, and pro bono attorneys from the private bar to fight low-income DC residents being excluded from justice in debt-related crises.
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Primary geographic focus: District of Columbia
Organization type(s): Law School, Provider
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCEColumn Anushay Hossain
October 2, 2017
Debt-related civil legal disputes often have life-altering consequences: the loss of an indispensable driver’s license, the seizure of a bank account or garnishment of wages, and the inability to secure employment or housing due to a bad credit report.
Column Mona Charen
December 22, 2017
Tzedek DC, a new Jewish legal-aid society, provides pro bono representation for the poor in debt cases.
News Story Justin Wm. Moyer
May 19, 2018
The total number nationwide could be much higher based on the population of states that did not or could not provide data.
News Story Anna Bahney
CNN Business, CNN
April 27, 2020
Ariel Levinson-Waldman: With COVID debt cases expected to rise, DC should fully fund civil legal servicesAriel Levinson-Waldman
The DC Line
June 3, 2020
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