Monthly Archives: September 2018

Congressional Resolution Honors Our Achievements

Mass. Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Honoring Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Bicameral Resolution Marks 50th Anniversary of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Boston Affiliate Text of Resolution (PDF) Washington, DC – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Stephen F. Lynch, along with their colleagues from the Massachusetts congressional delegation, today introduced a resolution to

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Report on Discipline

NEW REPORT EXAMINES SCHOOL DISCIPLINE IN MASSACHUSETTS Discipline Rates Drop, But Disconcerting Disparities Remain September 27, 2018 Boston, MA – A comprehensive report issued today by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice examines the state of school discipline in Massachusetts.  The report, Unfinished Business, shows that while measurable progress has been made in reducing

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Children Sue Trump Administration Officials in Class Action

CHILDREN SUE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS FOR DAMAGES IN CLASS ACTION OVER TRAUMA CAUSED BY THEIR UNLAWFUL DETENTION AND SEPARATION FROM THEIR PARENTS Boston, MA –   A team of Boston immigration, civil rights, and trial attorneys jointly filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of children seeking damages against Trump Administration officials for forcibly separating the children

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