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How to Challenge School Zone Speed Camera Tickets in Buffalo

NCLEJ and our partner Fair Fines and Fees Coalition prepared this guide to assist individuals who received tickets under the Buffalo, New York school zone speed camera program. This guide explains how to request a hearing to dispute…

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A Verdict is Not Justice

Photo credit: Chad Davis | Wikimedia Commons By Dennis Parker, Executive Director   The country has been watching and waiting for a historic decision in the trial of Derek Chauvin for taking George Floyd’s life in May 2020. Tuesday, the trial concluded with an historically unprecedented…

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Honor Daunte Wright and End Police Violence

With outrage, we at NCLEJ mourn Daunte Wright who was killed in Brooklyn Center, near Minneapolis, by police last Sunday. Wright’s tragic and unjust murder reminds us, yet again, that the abuse and discrimination against Black communities by…

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We Must End Anti-Asian Violence and Invest in Community Safety

By Anjana Malhotra, NCLEJ Senior Staff Attorney NCLEJ joins in solidarity with Asian American communities in opposing racist violence. We honor the lives of all Asian Americans lost to systemic oppression. We mourn the six Asian women and…

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NCLEJ Condemns January 6th Insurrection at the Capitol

By Karina Tefft, Staff Attorney Yesterday, a mob of pro-Trump rioters descended upon Capitol Hill aiming to disrupt the counting of electoral votes that would finally confirm the election of Joe Biden as our next President. Stoked by…

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NCLEJ Condemns Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Yesterday, just over a month after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and just days before the election, President Trump and his allies in the Senate forced through Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. NCLEJ condemns…

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