This resource from the Immigration Law Resource Center (ILRC) includes tips for community members to remain calm, get informed, be prepared and stay safe in the current deportation climate https://www.ilrc.org/plan-de-proteccion-familiar. Este enlace del Immigration Law Resource Center (ILRC) incluye consejos para los miembros de la comunidad animándoles a tranquilizarse, informarse, prepararse y mantener su seguridad…Details
A report just released by the Brookings Institution finds that Medical-Legal Partnerships improve health outcomes. The report recommends increasing funding for such partnerships. See the blog post and full report here: The law as healer: How paying for medical-legal partnerships saves lives and moneyDetails
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CLASI and ACLU Delaware released the following statement in response to statements by the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware that the settlement agreement regarding restrictive housing and mental health care is to blame for the hostage crisis at Vaughn Correctional Institution. (Wilmington, February 23, 2017) Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) and the Delaware…Details
Delaware quietly disbands death row, gives inmates formerly on death row significant out of cell time.
Delaware quietly disbands death row
The Disabilities Law Program (DLP) of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) will be helping to enforce the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during the General Election on November 7th. “We want to ensure that people with disabilities have full participation in the election process, including accessing polling…Details
CLASI’s Elder Law Program wins a major victory in the Delaware Supreme Court preserving the rent justification act for manufactured homeowners! The Court affirmed the Superior Court’s decision that found the park owners must meet all of the factors in the rent justification law in order to raise rent above inflation. See the full decision…Details
Thanks to a bill the Disabilities Law Program helped draft, Delaware youth athletes will have improved concussion safety standards starting next year. Details about the new law can be found on Delaware Online.
The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC), Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. of Delaware (CLASI) and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Delaware (ACLU) are pleased to announce an agreement has been approved by United States District Judge Gregory Sleet on September 1, 2016, concerning the treatment of inmates in Restrictive Housing Units, with a…Details
CLASI is among 60 companies in Delaware named by the News Journal as top places to work. The designation is based solely on surveys completed by employees of the organization. The full list of companies is available here: http://www.topworkplaces.com/frontend.php/regional-list/list/delawareonline