A cancer survivor paid an old debt, but collectors garnished her wages anyway. It’s part of a disturbing trend that’s about to get worse.

Op-Ed (NATIONAL)

A cancer survivor paid an old debt, but collectors garnished her wages anyway. It’s part of a disturbing trend that’s about to get worse.

September 6, 2019 | Martha Bergmark , Lauren Saunders | Business Insider
A few large debt-buying corporations overload our civil courts against powerless defendants who can't afford the legal help to defend themselves.
Tags: Debt Collection

Tzedek DC Works To Close The Justice Gap

Column (District of Columbia)

Tzedek DC Works To Close The Justice Gap

October 2, 2017 | Anushay Hossain | Huffington Post
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.
Tags: Consumer Protection | Debt Collection | Law School Clinics