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NCLEJ Appeal Aims to Protect Social Security from Seizure by Debt Collectors

NCLEJ, along with co-counsel New Economy Project (NEP) and Ahmad Keshavarz, filed a brief in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in a case of first impression that addresses the need to protect Social Security benefits from unlawful…

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NCLEJ Statement on 2016 Election

In April 1944 in New York City, while on shore leave from the Merchant Marines, Woody Guthrie recorded “This Land Is Your Land,” which many regard as an alternative National Anthem.  Guthrie’s timeless song, with its refrain of…

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Congratulations Kenneth Feinberg, Brook Richie-Babbage, and Constantine Cannon

On October 26, NCLEJ honored Kenneth R. Feinberg, one of the nation’s foremost mediators, arbitrators, and experts in alternative dispute resolution and negotiation strategy; Brooke Richie-Babbage, Founder and Executive Director of the Resilience Advocacy Project; and law firm…

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NCLEJ Once Again Awarded Top Rating from Charity Navigator

We are pleased to announce that NCLEJ has been awarded its fourth consecutive 4-star rating – the highest rating given – from Charity Navigator. Only 15% of charities evaluated have received three or more consecutive 4-star ratings. According…

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Claudia Wilner Recognized with National Consumer Law Center’s Rising Star Award

NCLEJ Senior Attorney Claudia Wilner (photo right) has been recognized for her outstanding work by the National Consumer Law Center with its 2016 Rising Star award. The award honors attorneys who made major contributions to consumer law by…

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October E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s October E-Newsletter.

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NCLEJ Brief Opposes Counting Food Stamps as Income in Determining Child Support

In a case that will have a big impact on low-income New York parents, NCLEJ filed an amicus brief with the New York State Court of Appeals in Lattuca v. Lattuca. The case addresses the issue of whether…

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September 2016 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s September 2016 E-Newsletter.

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