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News from NCLEJ

Victory in Tennessee for Low-Income Drivers!

This week, in response to the class action filed by NCLEJ and its partners, a federal Judge ordered the State of Tennessee to stop the practice of revoking driver’s licenses from people too poor to pay fines and fees…

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NCLEJ and Co-Counsel Sue City of Buffalo to Stop Discriminatory Checkpoints and Traffic Enforcement

The National Center for Law and Economic Justice, along with co-counsel Western New York Law Center and the Center for Constitutional Rights, filed a class action law suit today against the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Police…

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NCLEJ is appalled at the SCOTUS decision to uphold President Trump’s Muslim ban

In a major blow to America’s progress towards justice and inclusion, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold President Trump’s travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries. The decision effectively upholds a policy that explicitly targets people of the…

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NCLEJ Denounces Trump’s Separation of Families at the Border. Read our statement and suggestions to fight back

As we went to bed last night, the media reported that in the United States of America, we now have “tender-age centers” to house babies and toddlers wrested away from their mothers who are fleeing life-threatening and deplorable…

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NCLEJ Joins Friend of Court Brief Urging No Citizenship Question in 2020 Census  

NCLEJ has joined more than 150 other organizations in an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court” brief in the lawsuit brought by the State of New York against the U.S. Department of Commerce challenging the inclusion of…

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NYC Bar Honors NCLEJ’s Claudia Wilner

On Wednesday June 13, 2018, Senior Attorney Claudia Wilner was honored at the New York City Bar’s annual Legal Services Awards. The Legal Services Awards recognize the efforts of lawyers and non-lawyers who have directly provided free legal…

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NCLEJ welcomes our two-week NYLPI visiting Summer Associate, Kyla Taylor!

Kyla is a 3L at Northwestern University Law School and a summer clerk at White & Case.

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NCLEJ Debuts New Video at Annual Awards Dinner

At our 2018 Awards Dinner on June 6, NCLEJ debuted a new video profiling our work and the communities with whom we work.

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