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Cause for Celebration: Idaho “Ag-Gag” Statute Struck Down

  Image via Bluestem Farm on Flickr  First such law to be ruled unconstitutional By Leslie BruecknerSenior Attorney In a landmark ruling issued today, an Idaho federal court struck down the State’s controversial “ag-gag” statute on federal constitutional grounds, holding that it violates the First Amendment…

An Interview with our Illuminating Injustice Award Winner

On Friday evening, Washington’s FOX 5 News featured an interview with Public Justice’s Executive Director, Paul Bland and Rosa Moreno, the winner of our 2015 Illuminating Injustice Award. Following the Public Justice Gala in Montreal, Rosa traveled to Washington to speak out about the need…

Rosa Moreno Receives 2015 Illuminating Injustice Award

Rosa Moreno, a woman from Mexico who lost her hands while manufacturing LG televisions, then was denied an opportunity to sue LG due to a technicality, received Public Justice’s Illuminating Injustice Award on Monday. Moreno lost both her hands when the metal press she was…

Victims of Bullying Speak Out: Show Your Support

Graffiti photographed by security at Pine Bush High School A story just published on the NBC News website features the harrowing words of victims of systemic and virulent anti-Semitic bullying in the Pine Bush school district in New York’s Hudson Valley. Public Justice was proud to…

New York School District Settles Anti-Semitic Bullying Case

Graffiti photographed by security at Pine Bush High School. A New York state school district has agreed to sweeping changes that will protect children from systemic harassment and bullying, as part of a settlement with five current and former students who suffered virulent anti-Semitic harassment…

This Year’s Five Most “Frivolous” Lawsuits by “Greedy” Trial Lawyers

By Arthur BryantChairman Corporate America and irresponsible government officials consistently trash lawsuits as “frivolous” and trial lawyers as “greedy.” Why? Because lawsuits and trial lawyers hold them accountable when they abuse their power, break the law, and violate people’s rights. Want proof? Just look at…