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  • Public Justice Statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Today, all of us at Public Justice honor and reflect on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sixty-five years ago, Dr. King delivered a speech at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. in front of 25,0000 civil rights…

ONE YEAR LATER: PUBLIC JUSTICE REFLECTS ON JANUARY 6 INSURRECTION

On January 6, 2021, Americans across the country watched in horror as a group of right-wing extremists descended upon Washington, D.C., and stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to block the certification of the presidential election results and replace the candidate selected by the…

  • Public Justice Statement on FAIR Act Markup

    Public Justice applauds passage of the bipartisan #FAIRAct out of the House Judiciary Committee today. The Fair Act restores the original intent of what Congress tried to do with arbitration by giving employees and workers a choice in whether to settle a dispute through fair…

  • This Labor Day, Workers’ Rights Are More Important Than Ever

    Observed the first Monday in September, Labor Day serves as an annual celebration of the American workforce, the historic victories of the labor movement from which we all benefit today, and the contributions that workers have made toward our nation’s successes. Today, and every day,…

Public Justice and Allies Secure Win in Arkansas Ag-Gag Law

On Monday, August 9, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in St. Louis, released its opinion on its ruling reversing a lower court’s February 2020 dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the Arkansas Ag-Gag law as unconstitutional, holding that animal advocates…

  • Dan Bryson Named Public Justice President

    Bryson Wants To Take On Systemic Oppression as Organization’s Leader By Karen Ocamb, Director of Media Relations “I feel like I’ve won the lottery of life,” says attorney Dan Bryson, beyond buoyant about being elected the new President of Public Justice. “I’m able to be…

Letter to President Biden on Voting Rights Bills

Download PDF Dear President Biden: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the undersigned organizations, we write to thank you and Vice President Kamala Harris for your renewed commitment to passing the For the People Act and the John Lewis…

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