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Joining with Low-Income People to Fight for Fairness

NCLEJ works with low-income families, individuals, communities, and a wide range of organizations to advance the cause of economic justice through ground-breaking, successful litigation, policy work, and support of grassroots organizing around the country. We have provided legal representation, support, and advice to people living in poverty and their advocates since 1965.

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In our efforts to make economic justice a reality, NCLEJ focuses on a number of issues critical to the fight for fairness:


Marc Cohan Takes the Helm at NCLEJ

Earlier this year, Executive Director Margarita Rosa, Esq. advised the Board of Directors of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ) that she plans to leave the organization at the conclusion of her one-year commitment as…

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Board Member Mary Lu Bilek Named Dean of CUNY Law

NCLEJ Board member Mary Lu Bilek has been appointed as Dean of the CUNY School of Law by the City University of New York’s Board of Trustees. Mary Lu has been a member of NCLEJ’s Board of Directors…

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Court Approves Groundbreaking Settlement in Debt Collection Class Action

On May 24, 2016, the U.S. District Court approved a historic settlement in Sykes v. Mel S. Harris & Associates, a class action alleging massive debt collection abuse in the New York State Courts. The settlement will return…

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