Legal assistance can change lives of immigrant domestic violence victims

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Op-Ed written by: Chay Sengkhounmany, Legal Aid Society Attorney   Immigrant victims of domestic violence are often reluctant to report abuse because they don’t want to be deported — a vulnerability that their abusers are aware of and use to exert control over the relationship. Domestic violence is a crime of power and control. It …

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Zac Oswald’s “Consumers need a strategy for contracts with big companies” op-ed

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We’ve all been there. Maybe we’re signing up for a cable package, or renting a car or opening a bank account. We sign a contract with a service provider — usually a large company — without really reading, or fully processing, its fine print. And as some of us have subsequently found out, sometimes what …

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Op-Ed: How Legal Aid Society is Working to Support Homeless Veterans

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In the November 2018 issue of the Nashville Bar Journal Online, Executive Director DarKenya Waller writes, “Veterans make up just 7% of the US population. So, it’s safe to say that for large swaths of our country, the realities of military service are somewhat removed from our daily lives and sphere of understanding.” To read …

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