Children across the US are mounting multiple cases against federal and state agencies, demanding that they take action on climate change. It’s working.
Though debtor’s prisons are supposed to be illegal, a growing number of US citizens are being trapped in cycles of debt that lead them to prison. So are immigrants, and it’s a problem that’s not going away.
Talking about taking legal matters to court last month, I touched upon the fact that class plays a key role in whether people can access the legal system. This is something I’ve also discussed in my posts discussing the prison and ‘justice’ system in the United States, where class can determine what kind of defense […]
There’s a great myth in this country that everyone is running around filing lawsuits left and right, and that people who experience discrimination at work, in school, in housing, and so forth can ‘just’ file a lawsuit to resolve the matter. The court system is held up as an opportunity for getting justice, accessible to […]