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The Thousands of Children Who Go to Immigration Court Alone

Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou
Atlantic, The
August 20, 2018
Unaccompanied migrant children living in Fresno face greater challenges than their coastal counterparts when it comes to fighting to stay in the U.S.

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A House You Can Buy, But Never Own

Alana Semuels
Atlantic, The
April 10, 2018
African Americans in the same neighborhoods decimated by subprime lending are now being targeted with new predatory loan offerings, a lawsuit argues.

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It’s Almost Impossible for Inmates to Get a Divorce

Kim Bellware
Atlantic, The
September 1, 2017
The average prisoner has neither the power to compel transportation to court nor the money to hire an attorney. But one Chicago court may have found a fix.

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The Legal Crises to Follow in Hurricane Harvey’s Wake

Vann Newkirk
Atlantic, The
August 29, 2017
Lawyers in Houston are acting as first responders, connecting victims with insurance issues, among others, to pro bono assistance.

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What Will Happen to Americans Who Can’t Afford an Attorney?

Matt Ford
Atlantic, The
March 19, 2017
President Trump’s budget would eliminate the Legal Services Corporation, which helps low-income individuals obtain representation in civil proceedings.

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The Overlooked Pathways to Legal Status

Amanda Frost
Atlantic, The
June 19, 2016
Undocumented immigrants eligible to become legal residents often don’t know how to apply due to a lack of resources and information.

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The U.S. Government’s Warning to Courts That Jail The Poor

J. Weston Phippen
Atlantic, The
March 15, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice has told local and state courts to avoid practices that hurt low-income individuals most.

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Young, Illegal, and Alone

J. Weston Phippen
Atlantic, The
October 15, 2015
Their parents sent them to the United States to escape brutal violence. But to stay, they need to convince courts that sending them here constituted child abuse.

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The Crimes of Children

Dylan Walsh
Atlantic, The
August 10, 2015
The juvenile justice system was designed to “hide youthful errors from the full gaze of the public.” But the extra penalties attached to these sentences have ruined many lives.

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A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption

Kevin Noble Maillard
Atlantic, The
July 7, 2015
A feature about adoption rights for unmarried men.

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How Gay Marriage Became a Constitutional Right

Molly Ball
Atlantic, The
July 1, 2015
Story about the decade long campaign for marriage equality.

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The Supreme Court Walks a Fine Line on Race

Alana Semuels
Atlantic, The
June 25, 2015
As the Supreme Court rules in favor of disparate impact claims under the Fair Housing Act, segregation remains.

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Has America Given Up on the Dream of Racial Integration?

Alana Semuels
Atlantic, The
June 19, 2015
This feature dives into the history on racial integration in housing through the story of the city of Beaumont, Texas.

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The Utah Lawyers Who Are Making Legal Services Affordable

Michael Zuckerman
Atlantic, The
August 7, 2014
A so-called sliding-scale model plus a bit of creativity allows Open Legal Services in Utah to represent those with few other options.

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Is There Such a Thing as an Affordable Lawyer?

Michael Zuckerman
Atlantic, The
May 30, 2014
For many Americans, legal services are out of reach. This long and thoughtful magazine article examines innovative ways to think about and meet legal needs for the poor and middle class.



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