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The Mississippi Center for Justice is a nonprofit, public interest law firm committed to advancing racial and economic justice. Supported and staffed by attorneys and other professionals, the Center develops and pursues strategies to combat discrimination and poverty statewide.

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  • For Immediate Release October 16, 2020 Contact: Linda Dixon, Health Law Director, Mississippi Center for Justice, ldixon@mscenterforjustice.org 601-709-0861   New Report Finds Number of Uninsured Children Increasing at Alarming Rate Analysis shows 24% increase in the number of uninsured Mississippi children between 2016 and 2019   An......

  •   2020 Virtual Champions of Justice Great Mississippi Road Trip October 22, 2020 | 4:30 CDT   Facebook.com/MississippiCenterForJustice   Honoring Barbara and David Lipman, Stanley “Rip” Daniels, and the Curtis Flowers Defense Team   Click here to RSVP   For almost two decades, the Champions......

  • Most people incarcerated in Mississippi are eligible to receive CARES Act stimulus payments (usually up to $1,200 per person). The deadline to file a claim for people in prison is Oct. 30, 2020 (postmark deadline). Visit http://www.caresactprisoncase.org/ for more info.   Official, up-to-date info is at https://www.lieffcabraser.com/cares-act-relief/.  This is the website for......

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  • Irin Carmon: And when the time comes, what would you like to be remembered for? RBG: Someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability. And to help repair tears in her society, to make things......

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