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Fight Against Deceptive Lending in Michigan To Continue

Motion for arbitration denied; Plaintiffs paid exorbitant interest due to hidden provision Thomas Hawk via photopin cc By Aidan O’Shea Communications Specialist When Eboree Larkin, a 25-year-old single mother, accepted a 25 percent Annual Percentage Rate on her used-car payments, she expected the APR to be just that:…

Paul Bland Discusses SCOTUS Ruling Limiting EPA Regulatory Powers

In this TheRealNews video, Public Justice Executive Director Paul Bland discusses the implications for the environment and climate change of the recent Supreme Court decision that will limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory power. He spoke alongside Ecowatch‘s Stefanie Spear. 

Justice for Family of Florida Man Killed by Excessive Police Force

A federal jury has returned $2.3 Million in restitution to the family of Joshua Salvato, an unarmed man killed by members of the Marion County, Fla. Sheriff’s Department. The jury found that Deputy Lauren Miley used excessive force against Salvato, that Deputy Norman Brown willfully…

Phonathon Volunteers Use Friendly Competition to Boost Fundraising

By Aidan O’Shea Communications Specialist Together, the two teams of volunteers in this year’s competitive Public Justice Phonathon May 1, the “Rustlers” and the “Rangers”, competed to raise $407,295 and recruited or renewed 285 members, far outpacing their combined goal of $325,000 and 120 new…