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April 27, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Percentage of kids with a jailed parent is double national average Report: 135,000 of state’s children have had a parent incarcerated Kids Count report released Monday by Annie E. Casey Foundation Read more here

April 22, 2016 - 1:51 pm

AppalReD's Richmond Office Staff attended a self-defense seminar at Elite Martial Arts & Fitness.   Elite offers free self-defense clinics to the community.

April 15, 2016 - 1:44 pm

Michael A. Taylor of Middlesboro, KY will be receiving the 2016 Kentucky Bar Association Outstanding Award for Donated Legal Services at this year's convention.   Michael A. Taylor serves as a board member with AppalReD Legal Aid.  He was nominated by John...

April 13, 2016 - 9:37 am

Lexington Herald Leader By John Rosenberg Well, it’s about time the feds caught up with lawyer Eric Conn, you say. I agree. But a much larger saga has been playing out in recent months to the detriment of hundreds of disabled Eastern Kentuckians, all former...

April 7, 2016 - 3:03 pm

A tribute to John Rosenberg by Kentucky's 2015-2016 Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon.  "That Magdeburg Boy"

April 5, 2016 - 8:47 am

Denying Housing Over Criminal Record May Be Discrimination, Feds Say
NPR New guidance released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development warns landlords that they may be breaking the law by turning down tenants based on their criminal records....

April 4, 2016 - 11:45 am

PRESS RELEASE:  Monday, April 4, 2016                                                                                                                                                             AppalRed Legal Aid announces the launch of Volunteer Lawyers for...

March 21, 2016 - 3:10 pm

The Justice Department shines a light on the high price of petty court costs
The Washington Post March 18 at 6:50 PM Each year in Virginia, state courts order license suspensions for 300,000 to 400,000 drivers, many of them indigent, who have failed to...

February 5, 2016 - 2:29 pm

RURAL Summer Legal Corps Program The Rural Summer Legal Corps program connects public interest law students with civil legal aid organizations to address pressing legal issues facing rural communities. To prepare for the program’s launch in the summer of 2016...

January 19, 2016 - 1:22 pm

 Bevin's Medicaid testing ground lies in E. Ky.

January 15, 2016 - 9:47 am

Attorneys worry 1,000 or more Social Security beneficiaries will lose checks