Greater Hartford Legal Aid (GHLA)

Not-for-profit law firm whose staff helps clients with civil (not criminal) legal issues.
Organization website

Primary geographic focus: Connecticut
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: GHLA


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Judge Orders Hartford to Pay $6.25 Million to Tenants Displaced From Homes

Jeff Cohen
WNPR (Hartford, CT)
August 31, 2016
Praising the decision, attorneys for the tenants said the administration of former Mayor Pedro Segarra all but ignored state law.

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Hartford Ordered To Pay $6.25 Million To Displaced Tenants

Jenna Carlesso
Hartford Courant
August 31, 2016
The city must pay $6.25 million to 1,690 households that were ordered to vacate between January 2010 and September 2015.

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States look to provide lawyers for the poor in civil cases

Dave Collins
Associated Press (AP)
March 30, 2016
More than two dozen bills being considered in 18 states this year would provide public defenders or private lawyers at state expense for low-income people in certain civil cases.

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Student Alleges Racism At South Windsor Schools

Kathleen McWilliams
Hartford Courant
March 11, 2016
The family of a South Windsor High School student has filed a complaint with the state alleging that the school system discriminates against students of color.

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Appeals court upholds ruling in Connecticut food stamp case

Associated Press (AP)
July 7, 2015
A federal appeals court has determined people applying for food stamps in Connecticut have the right to sue the state over delays in processing their applications.

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