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Lawyers Guild rapidly expands legal support capacity in Ferguson

The National Lawyers Guild, the nation's first racially integrated bar association, is providing several forms of legal support to protesters in Ferguson and nationwide.

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Voter protection volunteers to monitor polls in voting rights battlegrounds

Voter protection monitors will be in Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin on November 4 to help clear any voting barriers.

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Courts block Voter ID schemes in Texas and Wisconsin

A federal judge likened Texas' strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election Day.

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Rights groups sue feds over immigrant families

"What we are seeing in Artesia is nothing less than a sham process that values expediency over justice".

 

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NLRB: Don't stick workers with tax bill on lump sum back pay

The key part of the ruling is the board's statement that orders companies to pay Social Security and compensate the workers for the extra income tax liability they facefor back pay.

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Closing of unionized plant becomes charged issue in Connecticut elections

The right wing Republican nominee accused the workers of causing the plant closing, what happened next was a lulu.

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Drug companies charged with deceiving public on prescription painkillers

Companies obscured addictive effects of OxyContin, Percocet and other dangerous opioid painkillers, according to complaint filed on behalf of the People of the State of California.

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SW Florida residents say "No fracking"

Environmental activists and oil drilling opponents have many unanswered questions concerning several aspects of this type of operation.

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Alabama to pay $580,000 because of unconstitutional anti-immigrant law

"This lawsuit put a swift end to a cruel, discriminatory, and unlawful effort to drive immigrant families out of their homes."

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House GOP ambushes NLRB, again

Using the excuse of decrying "ambush elections," the Republican right wingers who dominate the House Education and the Workforce Committee ambushed the NLRB at a March 5 hearing on the board's proposal

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