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  • Being Arrested Doesn’t Take Away Your Consumer Rights

    Appeals Court Deals a Blow to the Prison-Industrial Complex By Karla Gilbride Cartwright-Baron Staff Attorney On any given day in the United States, some 2.3 million people are locked up between state and federal prisons, local and county jails, and immigration detention centers. That’s more…

Trump Administration Moves to Block Nursing Home Residents’ Access to the Courts

The Trump administration, which has also reduced the use of penalties against nursing homes that mistreat residents, characterizes arbitration agreements as advantageous to both facilities and patients because it allows for quicker resolution of disputes without the expensive costs of litigation. In actuality, though, the administration is placing the interests of giant corporations above some of the country’s most vulnerable citizens.