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APBCo and LFAA to Mobilize Attorneys to Assist Low-Revenue Tenants Entry Emergency Rental Help Program

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) – The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) and the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (LFAA) are jointly responding to Attorney General Garland’s call for the legal profession to respond quickly to the housing crisis by preventing evictions and accessing available funds support to low-income tenants through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). … Read more

Legal professional: Dakota Entry protester jailed after refusing to adjust to grand jury investigation

Law enforcement stands off with #NoDAPL protesters on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at the Backwater Bridge along Highway 1806. Photo via Morton County

Steve Martinez, a 46-year-old Bismarck resident who participated in protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline four years ago, was detained at the Burleigh County Detention Center on Wednesday, February 3. His attorney, Moira Meltzer-Cohen, said he was arrested after being scorned in court for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena to investigate the … Read more

Lawyer Normal James fights to guard girls’s entry to reproductive well being care

Attorney General James fights to protect women’s access to reproductive health care

NEW YORK (NEWS10) – New York attorney general Letitia James continued the national fight as part of a coalition of 20 attorney general to ensure that women’s reproductive health care is not impeded or harmed. In a document with additional information submitted to the Memphis Center for Reproductive Health et al. v. Herbert Slatery et … Read more

As city challenges Again Seaside swimsuit, lawyer seeks entry to workers | Native Information

As town challenges Back Beach suit, lawyer seeks access to employees | Local News

ROCKPORT – In a lawsuit alleging the City of Rockport failed to enforce certain rules against commercial divers using Back Beach, parties must follow the court’s rules, a federal judge said Thursday. A group of property owners near Back Beach in Rockport called the Back Beach Neighbors Committee filed a lawsuit against the city earlier … Read more

Iranian-German Dissident Captured by Iran Denied Entry to Lawyer, Seems in New Pressured Confession, Daughter Tells VOA | Voice of America

Iranian-German Dissident Captured by Iran Denied Access to Lawyer, Appears in New Forced Confession, Daughter Tells VOA | Voice of America

WASHINGTON – The daughter of an Iranian-German dissident from the United States who was captured four months ago on his trip to the Gulf of Iran says the Iranian authorities treated him harshly, denying him access to a lawyer chosen by the family and televised new pictures of him obviously forced confession. In an interview … Read more

Rocket Lawyer Joins Utah Initiative to Increase Entry to Justice

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In a landmark development in the legal industry, Rocket Lawyer announced that it will be the first national company to participate in an innovative legal services transformation program in Utah. Rocket Lawyer is recommended by the Utah Office of Legal Services Innovation and approved by the Utah Supreme Court. He will participate in the state’s … Read more