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NCLEJ Urges a Rigorous Confirmation Hearing for Secretary of Labor

See below the text of a letter co-signed by NCLEJ. Chairman Lamar Alexander Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate Ranking Member Patty Murray Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate January…

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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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NCLEJ and Colleagues Challenge Reduction in Medicaid Services for Adults with Severe Developmental Disabilities

NCLEJ has joined advocates from Legal Services of South Central Michigan and the Michigan Poverty Law Program as co-counsel in Waskul v. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health, a federal court appeal challenging county budget cuts in the State…

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Ed Krugman Joins NCLEJ as a Volunteer Senior Attorney

NCLEJ Board member Edward P. Krugman has joined the organization as a volunteer Senior Attorney, effective January 17, 2017. Ed recently retired as a Partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, where he remains a Senior Counsel in…

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December 2016 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s December E-Newsletter.

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NCLEJ and Colleagues Challenge Florida’s Improper Termination of Food Stamps for Jobless Adults

On December 16, NCLEJ, along with Florida colleagues, filed a federal class action lawsuit in the Northern District of Florida challenging the State’s termination of food stamps for needy adults as a result of its flawed implementation of…

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