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Texas Hospital Child Abuse Cases Rise in COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘It’s Hard To Think That It’s Just Coincidental’Chantal Da Silva
March 22, 2020
Doctors at a children's hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, have sounded the alarm over concerns about a rise in alleged child abuse cases amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Undocumented Workers Provide Employers With Little Risk, Large RewardAsher Stockler
August 16, 2019
The campaign against undocumented laborers escalated to its most severe crackdown in over a decade when federal agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided five poultry processing facilities in Mississippi last week, sweeping up 680 people on suspicion of unlawful status.
Justice Ain’t Much if You Can’t Afford It. America Needs to Overhaul Its Civil LawMartha Bergmark
July 18, 2019
There is a crisis in this country's civil justice system, but with new resolve and investment in systemic reforms and civil legal aid, we can achieve Fannie Lou Hamer's vision of a civil justice system that fulfills America's promise of justice for all.
TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TARGETS AND THEN MOCKS IMMIGRANT WITH PROSTHETIC LEGNicole Rodriguez
November 14, 2017
A 20-year-old undocumented immigrant with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status and only one leg has been detained by federal immigration agents and held without charges for over a month, treated inhumanely and mocked for his prosthetic leg.
Trump Budget Cut Proposals Spark OutrageLucy Westcott
March 16, 2017
Reaction to president Trump's budget proposal.
Trump Team Considering Cuts to Federal Violence Against Women ProgramLucy Westcott
January 19, 2017
Proposals to gut civil legal aid would deliver a devastating blow to Americans of all backgrounds and to our justice system.
Lawsuit Could Change Fate of New York City’s Homeless YouthVictoria Bekiempis
November 8, 2015
Newsweek chatted with two of the lawyers working on the case that might change youth homelessness in New York City, the Legal Aid Society's Beth Hofmeister and Kimberly Forte.
Report: Racial Motivations in St. Louis County Traffic PracticesVictoria Bekiempis
August 14, 2015
A new report shows that racial profiling in traffic stops goes beyond Ferguson. In fact, rates are higher in other Missouri municipalities. A consolidated court system would be a great solution argues ArchCity Defenders.
Housing: The Other Civil Rights MovementVictoria Bekiempis
December 11, 2014
As protests against police misconduct rage on, another civil rights movement is quietly gaining momentum: The right to counsel in eviction proceedings.
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