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Standing Up for Survivors at Ohio State

For nearly two decades, from 1978 to 1996, Ohio State University physician Richard Strauss examined and treated male students—many of whom were athletes required to see him–and repeatedly sexually abused the students entrusted to his care. Public Justice, along with Scott Elliot Smith, LPA and…

A Special Message from Arthur Bryant

I’ll be stepping down from my role here at Public Justice at the end of this year and, until then, will be serving as Chairman Emeritus of this organization I love so much. Over the next few months, I’ll be working closely with Public Justice’s staff to ensure this incredible organization has the resources and support it needs to continue to grow and thrive. I am eager to speak with – and see – as many of our friends, members, and supporters as possible. I want to personally thank all involved for the incredible kindness they’ve shown me and the organization we love.

  • Tell Your Representatives: Co-Sponsor the FAIR Act

    Public Justice is proud to support the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act, introduced February 28th, 2019. We’ve been working on forced arbitration for a long time, and we know that we can’t wait any longer. Congress must step up and make change on this…

Fighting Trump’s Secrecy Agreements: Because Justice for Alva is Justice for All

Public Justice has partnered with our friends at the law firms of Tycko & Zavareei LLP and Varnell & Warwick to take on Trump’s secrecy agreements and help Alva Johnson – a Trump campaign employee who helped organize some of the President’s most significant campaign events – find justice for her and other campaign workers.

  • Tell CFPB And Director Kathy Kraninger: #StopTheDebtTrap

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, under new director Kathy Kraninger, is trying to rescind protections for low-income and financially insecure Americans against predatory lenders. The CFPB proposed a rollback of rules, which force payday lenders to ensure all borrowers can realistically meet the terms of…

‘Judicial Hellholes’: The Best Legal Joke of 2018

Here’s a good riddle: What do you call a court system that holds a drug manufacturer accountable for causing brain damage to children by failing to warn of its drug’s dangers? There are lots of good answers: Fair. Just. True to America’s principles. The American Tort Reform Foundation’s answer is: “Judicial Hellhole #1.”