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Apr 18, 2012, 02:42 ET Public Counsel to Honor Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel and Celebrate Fight for Justice in Our Communities on April 22

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel will receive Public Counsel's William O. Douglas Award at our annual event in Los Angeles on April 22, 2012....


Sep 29, 2011, 10:30 ET Public Counsel Launches "Force for Good" Mobile Phone App to Connect Attorneys and Clients in Need

Public Counsel, the nation's largest pro-bono law firm, now has the nation's first mobile phone app to connect clients in need with attorneys and...


Mar 02, 2011, 11:08 ET President Bill Clinton to Speak at Public Counsel's Annual Event Celebrating 40 Years of Service for American Families, Youth and Veterans

President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States, will receive Public Counsel's 2011...


Nov 02, 2010, 02:50 ET Educationally-Related Mental Health Services Restored After Lawsuit Filed by Civil Rights Coalition

A federal court in Los Angeles today approved a stipulated injunction which will temporarily restore educationally-related mental health services to...


Oct 21, 2010, 10:14 ET Lawsuit Filed: Nearly 25 Years to Build a Mental Health Service for Special Education Students and the Governor Erases It Overnight

A class action lawsuit to preserve lifeline services for more than 20,000 students was filed today in federal court by Public Counsel, Disability...


Oct 13, 2010, 05:00 ET Count All Students, Commit to All Students

As part of the Dignity in Schools Campaign's National Week of Action to End School Pushout, the members of this alliance, CADRE (Community Asset...


Sep 30, 2010, 07:51 ET Governor Signs Critical Bill that will Ensure Educational Stability for Foster Youth

Governor Schwarzenegger has just signed AB 1933, which will allow foster youth to remain in their school of origin for the duration of their time in...


Aug 02, 2010, 09:29 ET Public Counsel & Partners File First Class-Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Detained Immigrants with Mental Disabilities

The nation's first class action lawsuit on behalf of immigrant detainees with severe mental disabilities -- detainees who are defenseless in a system ...


Jun 25, 2010, 06:06 ET Public Counsel Publishes 'One-Stop' Guide for Non-Parent Caregivers

Public Counsel, the nation's largest pro bono public interest law firm, announced today the release of "Caring for Another Person's Child: A Guide...


Jun 24, 2010, 05:00 ET Obama Nominee, Hernan D. Vera, Is Confirmed to the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute

The United States Senate voted on June 22, 2010 to confirm Hernan D. Vera, President & CEO of Public Counsel, to the Board of Directors of the State...


Jun 15, 2010, 03:54 ET Human Rights Report Reveals Widespread Non-Compliance with Mandatory Policy Aimed at Stemming 'Pushout' Crisis in South Los Angeles Schools

As part of the U.S. Human Rights Fund's national convening being held in Los Angeles today, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education...


Jun 14, 2010, 06:40 ET Human Rights Report Reveals Widespread Non-Compliance with Mandatory Policy Aimed at Stemming 'Pushout' Crisis in South Los Angeles Schools

As part of the U.S. Human Rights Fund's national convening being held in Los Angeles tomorrow, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education...


Feb 24, 2010, 12:41 ET Court Orders Reinstatement of Vital, Cost-Saving Treatment for Children With Autism

The Los Angeles Superior Court yesterday issued a preliminary injunction in the class action lawsuit filed on behalf of children with autism against...


Jan 14, 2010, 04:34 ET Class Action Suit Filed to Defend Rights of Children With Autism to Vital, Cost-Saving Treatment

Today, attorneys with Public Counsel and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP filed a class action law suit and preliminary injunction on behalf of children...