Did someone look you up or run a background check on you and get the wrong information about your criminal record? Justice Catalyst Law, a nonprofit law firm, is investigating companies that sell reports on people that include inaccurate or expunged criminal record...
Justice Catalyst Law is thrilled to announce that Janet Herold will be joining us as our new Legal Director. We look forward to benefiting from her passion for economic justice and her experience fighting for workers’ rights, including incarcerated workers, immigrant workers, and workers facing race and gender discrimination.
Justice Catalyst Law Brings Suit on Behalf of Californians against Thomson Reuters for Profiting off Identities without Consent
A group of California civil rights activists has filed a class action lawsuit against Thompson Reuters, accusing the company of illegally selling Californians’ data without their consent. This group is represented by Justice Catalyst Law, Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (S.T.O.P.), Gupta Wessler PLLC, and Gibbs Law Group LLP.
On February 18, 2021, the FDA issued a warning letter to Mercola, stating that he and his company are violating federal law, and he must immediately stop making false and illegal claims.
David Nahmias, a 2018-2019 Justice Catalyst Fellow, will be recognized at Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom’s (BALIF) 41st Annual Gala on March 5 for his leadership in the establishment of Impact Fund’s Impact LGBTQ Project, which will receive BALIF’s 2021 Legal Services Award.
The New York Times recently profiled the founders of People’s Parity Project, a Justice Catalyst partner organization connecting law students and new attorneys to unrig the legal system and work towards a justice system valuing people over profits.
Alexis Bay, a ’20-’21 Justice Catalyst Fellow at Texas Civil Rights Project, spoke at a rally hosted by LUPE criticizing the Trump administration and the border wall’s impact on migrants and South Texas residents.
Justice Catalyst Law, a nonprofit law firm, is investigating claims that emergency rooms and anesthesiology practices often over-bill uninsured or out-of-network patients across the country.
We’re proud to partner with Worth Rises, an organization that uncovers the private actors profiting from mass incarceration and works to dismantle the system upholding the carceral state. The report is available here.
Maya Ragsdale, a ’20-’21 Justice Catalyst Fellow working at Dream Defenders, was named Best Activist in the Miami New Times’ “Best of 2020” list.