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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, England, United Kingdom and a division of Thomson Reuters. Until 2008, the Reuters news agency formed part of an independent company, Reuters Group plc, which was also a provider of financial market data. Since the acquisition of Reuters Group by the Thomson Corporation in 2008, the Reuters news agency has been a part of Thomson Reuters, making up the media division. It transmits news in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean and Chinese.


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U.S. Renters Owe $21.5 Billion in Back Rent; Republicans Offer No Eviction Relief

New York Times (NYT), Reuters News Service, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 29, 2020

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Trump budget again aims to defund Legal Services Corp

Caroline Spiezio
Reuters News Service
February 10, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called for a defunding of Legal Services Corp in his budget proposal for fiscal year 2021, the fourth year in a row his administration has aimed to shutter the nonprofit, which promotes access to civil legal aid to low-income Americans.

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Torch, radio…house deeds? U.S. readies for hurricane season

Carey L. Biron
Reuters News Service
July 17, 2019
Torch, radio, whistle - all standard fare in a storm survival kit. Now Americans at risk of hurricane damage are being urged to grab their house deeds and check they are valid, too.

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Lawyers welcome U.S. court order to slow deportations of separated families

Reuters News Service
July 17, 2018
The families had been separated amid a broader crackdown on illegal immigration by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, sparking an international outcry. The president ordered the practice stopped on June 20.

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California’s high traffic fines unfairly punish the poor -activists

Dan Whitcomb
Reuters News Service
May 5, 2017
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area said in a new report that the $490 fine for a red light ticket in California was three times the national average.

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Black drivers in California arrested more often for unpaid tickets

Curtis Skinner
Reuters News Service
April 11, 2016
The findings come amid a national conversation around racial discrimination in policing sparked in the summer of 2014 over high-profile police killings of unarmed black men.

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A lawsuit argues that the US should appoint lawyers to represent undocumented children facing deportation

Eric M. Johnson
Reuters News Service
March 25, 2016
Lawyers for nine children suspected of being illegal immigrants argued on Thursday that they have the right to a court-appointed attorney, in a lawsuit that challenges the notion that minors can competently represent themselves.


Wanted: foreign workers — and the labor brokers accused of illegally profiting from them

Megan Twohey, Mica Rosenberg
Reuters News Service
February 19, 2016
Vast numbers of foreign workers come to the United States with the help of labor brokers. These middlemen recruit them for temporary jobs. But Reuters found that brokers also can compound abuses workers face even before entering America.

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Poor U.S. renters need legal support to stop evictions and keep homes – study

Ellen Wulfhorst
Reuters News Service
December 9, 2015
Most people fighting eviction in Baltimore do not know their legal rights, particularly rights that could allow them to keep a roof over their head, according to a study released this week by the Public Justice Center (PJC), a civil legal aid group.

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Transgender inmate wins suit against Maryland prison officials

John Clarke
Reuters News Service
September 24, 2015
A transgender inmate who says guards called her an animal and encouraged her to kill herself has won a legal battle against Maryland prison officials in the first successful lawsuit of its kind against a U.S. correctional facility.

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U.S. to halt legal steps vs Corinthian student loan defaults

Tom Hals
Reuters News Service
July 9, 2015
In the wake of the Corinthian scandal, Department of Education says it won't come after students who default on those loans.

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