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The National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of former Ambassador Lee Wolosky to its Board of Directors.

“Lee is a well-respected and recognized leader at the national level, and an excellent lawyer with a deep commitment to NCLEJ’s mission. We are delighted that he will use his vast experience and well-honed skills to benefit the…

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NCLEJ Board Chair Jennifer Selendy Funds $200,000 Challenge Grant

We are delighted to announce the NCLEJ Board Chair Jennifer Selendy and Philippe Selendy $200,000 challenge grant to NCLEJ. This extraordinarily generous and timely grant will match dollar-for-dollar – up to $200,000 – your gifts to the Center….

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Three Great Reasons to Give to NCLEJ on Giving Tuesday

There are really many, many reasons why NCLEJ deserves your generosity on giving Tuesday. NCLEJ is a social and economic justice organization that not only makes a crucial difference in the lives of low-income families across this already great…

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NCLEJ Wins Second Circuit Appeal against Debt Collection Attorney

NCLEJ has secured a victory in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals holding a debt collection attorney accountable for deceptive and unfair litigation practices against low-income New Yorkers. NCLEJ, along with co-counsel New Economy Project and Ahmad Keshavarz,…

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Greg Bass Article on Landmark Rafferty Settlement Protecting Medicaid and SNAP Access for People with Vision Impairments

NCLEJ Greg Bass has published an article on the successful Rafferty v. Doar federal class action litigation which secured the rights of SNAP and Medicaid clients with vision impairments under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to receive…

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District Judge directs Tennessee Commissioner to reinstate licenses to indigent drivers.

Last week, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee issued a Temporary Restraining Order directing the immediate reinstatement of the driver’s licenses of Fred Robinson and Ashley Sprague, named plaintiffs in a class action…

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Civil Rights Advocates Sue Buffalo Police Department for Information about Checkpoints

Today, NCLEJ and Western New York Law Center sued the Buffalo Police Department to force it to turn over information about its checkpoint program. Read the full press release here.

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NCLEJ Testifies Against Devastating Cuts to Workers’ Compensation in New York State

Staff Attorney Leah Lotto testified in opposition to proposed changes to New York’s Workers’ Compensation System that would dramatically cut benefits workers who are injured or made ill on the job, as well as limit their ability to…

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