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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:


January 2017 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s January 2017 E-Newsletter. 

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Theresa Lau’s Op-Ed on the Importance of the Affordable Care Act Published in NBC News

An op-ed by Theresa Lau, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Law Foundation Partners and In-House Counsel Community Law Fellow, has been published in NBC News. In response to the 2016 election results, Theresa, along with many other healthcare advocates, opposes the new administration’s…

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NCLEJ and Co-Counsel Challenge the Unconstitutional Revocation of Driver’s Licenses in Tennessee

NCLEJ, along with co-counsel Civil Rights Corps, Just City, and the law firm of Baker Donelson, has filed Thomas v. Haslam, a federal class action lawsuit challenging the unconstitutional revocation of driver’s licenses – without notice or opportunity…

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