On Monday, October 2, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the most consequential labor law cases to come to the Court in a generation, which could fundamentally alter the balance of power between millions of American workers and the people who employ them. So why are so few people paying attention?
Public Justice responds to Betsy DeVos’s rollback of critical Title IX guidance to protect students & respond to sexual assaults.
By Paul Bland Executive Director Credit reporting agencies make a lot of mistakes. More consumers complain to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about the Big Three credit reporting companies (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion) than almost all other financial companies in the U.S. (mostly about false…
While few of us imagined at the beginning of 2016 just how many challenges the year would end with, the successes recounted in the year’s annual report underscore the tremendous impact our strategy is having at the local, state and national level . . . even in especially difficult political times.
Public Justice has just filed comments with the Federal Rules Committee strongly opposing the proposed changes to Rule 30(b)(6), one of the most powerful and important tools for finding out the truth and pinning down corporations. Our comments reflect the serious damage these changes would inflict on consumers, workers and the legal advocates who are their voice and champions. We’re committed to ensuring our Members and their clients have a voice in this process, and our team is working to ensure these proposed changes never become law.
Each year at our summer meeting, Public Justice welcomes new members to the Board of Directors. Here’s a little about the newest generation of leaders who joined our Board in July.
President Donald Trump just nominated Sam Clovis, a Trump campaign adviser, to the USDA’s top science position. The funny (or terrifying) thing is: Clovis isn’t a scientist.
Hundreds of thousands of middle-class American workers will directly benefit from a settlement which has put $78,000,000 back into their retirement accounts—money which, over time, will grow to a much larger amount in the tax-sheltered 401(k) accounts. But under a new bill pending in Congress, a victory such as this one would be rendered virtually impossible.
There’s something the First Amendment does that lawyers tend to forget about. Here in the Ninth Circuit, the First Amendment also grants every member of the public a presumptive right of access to court records—a right that forbids the sealing of court records except in the rarest of circumstances.