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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                                    ...

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...

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

December 22, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Congress allocates $385M for Legal Services Corporation funding in 2016, a $10M increase: http://ow.ly/Weyzz

December 17, 2015 - 4:45 pm

http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/5002/report-too-many-ky-children-still-in-poverty 

December 17, 2015 - 4:22 pm

http://www.lsc.gov/media-center/press-releases/2015/lsc-awards-first-vieth-grants-support-leadership-training-civil

December 14, 2015 - 6:38 pm

Beattyville, Kentucky, is blighted by a lack of jobs and addiction to painkillers. By Chris McGreal / The Guardian November 13, 2015  

October 27, 2015 - 4:17 pm

Executive Director Robert Johns attended the he Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair  on Friday, October 23rd and Saturday, October 24th in Arlington, VA.   This is the largest national public interest legal career fair in the country...

October 22, 2015 - 9:26 am

About 1400 people in Kentucky who were former clients of Attorney Eric C. Conn are facing a review of their eligibility...