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Vulnerable families and individuals experiencing circumstances beyond their control should still be able to request public assistance hearings, even if late.
SB 5729 (2022) – Creación de excepción por motivo justificado para solicitudes de audiencia de asistencia pública con retraso
Las familias e individuos vulnerables que experimentan circunstancias fuera de su control deben poder solicitar audiencias de asistencia pública, aunque sea con retraso.
Tenants should not fall into debt because of exaggerated, unsubstantiated damage claims.
Los inquilinos no deben endeudarse por reclamos de daños exagerados e infundados.
HB 1412 will increase opportunities for relief from LFOs for people who lack the ability to pay by expanding judicial discretion to waive or reduce certain currently mandatory LFOs based on evidence of a person’s inability to pay.
HB 1412 aumentará las oportunidades de alivio de los LFOs para las personas que carecen de la capacidad de pago mediante la ampliación de la discreción judicial para anular o reducir ciertos LFOs que actualmente son obligatorios en base a la evidencia de incapacidad de pago de una persona.
Systemic and transformational change toward racial justice is not one individual’s endeavor. In the face of injustice we find power in community. There is power in workers coming together to demand health and safety protections to prevent COVID-19 and to protect...
King County has not yet compensated the children and youth that it injured through its illegal use of solitary confinement. Columbia Legal Services therefore brought this action against the County on behalf of a class of impacted people.
As we countdown to 2022, revisit with us some of the work of CLS in 2021, the injustices we helped uncover, the fights where we prevailed, and the struggles still ongoing. We close the year grateful to the communities we have the privilege of serving and to the...
There is still time to make an impactful gift before the end of the year! As 2021 ends, we continue to transform systems of injustice. This year was challenging for many in our community, but we have hope that positive change is possible. We imagine a world where...