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How to possibly get reimbursed for school speeding camera tickets

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The controversial school speeding cameras that were placed around schools monitoring speed limits were taken down, and the program officially ended on Sept. 1. Yet, drivers are still fighting for refunds from speeding tickets. Lawyer…

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Brooklyn residents take legal action against the construction of the North Brooklyn pipeline

Brooklyn residents gathered in Brownsville, claiming that National Grid misled the community. The residents have filed a Title VI complaint asking the federal government to examine the project. The New York Law School Civil Rights and Disability Justice…

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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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Government Response Falls Short of Need After Hurricanes Laura and Zeta

NCLEJ joined Bill Quigley and Davida Finger of Loyola University’s College of Law in filing public record requests today under the Freedom of Information Act and Louisiana Public Records Law Act to obtain documents concerning the state and…

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Remembering MLK’s Call for Economic Justice

Photo credit: Marion S. Trikosko, 26 March 1964, Wikimedia Commons Today is Martin Luther King Day, a day to celebrate civil rights activists who paved the way for racial justice. It’s also a day to reflect deeply 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’s Call to Our Next President

NCLEJ celebrates the democratic process that has resulted in voters selecting Joseph R. Biden to be America’s 46th President. We urge President-elect Biden to prioritize the following key issues during his first 100 days in office. Restore and…

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