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NCLEJ, Western New York Law Center, and Empire Justice Center file class action challenging food stamp, Medicaid, and cash public assistance application delays in Steuben County, NY

In February 2010, NCLEJ, the Western New York Law Center, and the Empire Justice Center achieved a settlement approved by the United States District Court for the Western District of New York in a class action case challenging…

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NCLEJ and Texas Colleagues File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Texas Food Stamp Application Processing Delays

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Three Prominent Attorneys Join NCLEJ’s Board of Directors

New York City attorneys Caitlin J. Halligan of Weil Gotshal, Nancy A. Lieberman of Skadden Arps, and Brian S. Weinstein of Davis Polk, have joined NCLEJ’s Board of Directors. Read more

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Law360 Interviews NCLEJ Board Member Jennifer Selendy

NCLEJ Board member Jennifer Selendy, a partner in the litigation group in Kirkland & Ellis’s New York office, spoke with Law360, a newswire service for business lawyers. Read more courtesy of Law360.

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NCLEJ and Empire Justice Center Challenge Unlawful Delays in Processing Emergency Assistance Applications in Long Island, New York

Doe v. Blass, a class action filed in September 2009, challenges delays in providing emergency assistance for costs such as rent arrears, security deposits, broker fees, and avoiding utility shutoff. People are losing their housing as the result…

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Issue Brief on New York Medicaid Spenddown Excess Income Program

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Public Benefits Privatization and Modernization: Recent Developments and Advocacy

by Mary R. Mannix, Cary LaCheen, Henry A. Freedman, and Marc Cohan, Clearinghouse Review (May-June 2008)

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NCLEJ and Colleagues Achieve Settlement Ending Lengthy Delays in Processing of Food Stamp Applications in New York City

NCLEJ, the New York Legal Assistance Group, and the Urban Justice Center have achieved a settlement in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York case challenging New York City’s unlawful practice of delaying…

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