The case seeks to recover money damages, including the illegal up-front fees paid by plaintiffs, and injunctive relief. Read More »
Plaintiffs from New York and six other states seek to recover illegal upfront fees and monetary damages. Read More »
Suit is one of the first cases filed in federal court that alleges a violation of the FHA based on a mortgage rescue scam. Read More »
- July 09, 2012 Lawyers' Committee and Common Cause Release New Report Urging Federal and State Lawmakers, Election Officials to Protect Voters from Deceptive Practices Political vandals armed with computer-controlled telephones and the email addresses of millions of voters have a clear path to sabotage elections across America this November and in most states are likely to get away with it, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Common Causewarn in a report released today. Read More »
- Feb 12 Lawyers’ Committee Releases 2014 Election Protection Report: Democracy Should Not Be This Hard Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law released a report depicting the obstacles to the ballot box experienced during the 2014 general election season and the work performed by the nonpartisan Election Protection Coalition to help voters respond to undue burdens on the right to vote. The report describes the 2014 voting landscape in which equal access to the franchise was not guaranteed. It also conveys the voter experience and shares compelling stories reported to Election Protection from across the country.
- Jan 22 FirstGEN Welcomes New Partner, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., the Lawyers’ Committee, and the National Immigration Law Center welcome Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC as a new partner, to expand the First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship program.
- Jul 22 Halbig Goes Nuclear Halbig v. Burwell is far from over. The Obama administration has already announced its intention to ask the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for an en banc hearing, after a three-judge panel ruled today to uphold the original wording of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).