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  • Full Senate to Vote on CFPB Director Nominee This Week

    Kraninger remains wildly unqualified; Public Justice urges Senators oppose her nomination Kathy Kraninger’s nomination to be permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is due for a vote next week, and Public Justice remains firmly opposed. Kraninger is not only unqualified for the job,…

Making an Impact. Creating Change. Our 2017 Annual Report

Whether we’re bringing cutting-edge lawsuits in the courts, or mobilizing communities to support or oppose issues, nominees or legislation, Public Justice’s work has never been more necessary than it is now. We hope the voices and the stories included in this report will make you proud of what we’ve accomplished together and inspired to continue our fight for justice for all.

  • Michael Pitt Named Public Justice President

    Champion of people injured by employers and governments to lead organization for one-year term Public Justice’s new president, Michael Pitt, began his path to becoming a leading employment and civil rights litigator when he joined the free legal aid clinic at Wayne State Law School…

Taking on Trump: Where We Stand

The Trump Administration and lawmakers in Congress have proposed dangerous nominees, and alarming policies, that would roll back progress on consumer protection, civil rights, fighting climate change and access to the courts. Here’s how Public Justice is responding.

  • Public Justice Announces Finalists for 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

    The four finalist cases for Public Justice’s 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award include landmark cases dealing with fraud in medical equipment, discrimination in providing spousal health insurance benefits, fraudulent debt collection, and child sex tourism. The award celebrates and recognizes the work of…

Public Justice Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Review ‘New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira’

Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to review the First Circuit’s decision in ‘New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira.’ We welcome the Supreme Court’s decision to hear the case both because we are hopeful the Court will see that the First Circuit correctly decided the case, but also because we believe the truck drivers who work for New Prime have been denied crucial rights under the wage and hour laws.