For Immediate Release July 14, 2020 Contact – Beth Orlansky, Advocacy Director, Mississippi Center for Justice, borlansky@mscenterforjustice.org, 769-230-2838   Today, unfortunately, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau repealed a 2017 regulation that protected Mississippians from some of the most unscrupulous acts of payday lenders, effectively placing borrowers, like sharecroppers, at...

Welcome to the Mississippi Protester Legal Support Site! Together with our partners, including Peoples’ Advocacy Institute and Black With No Chaser, Mississippi Center for Justice is here to support Mississippians who are taking action to oppose and transform cultures of injustice in America. We’re doing this...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 29, 2020 Contact – Robert B. McDuff, Director of the George Riley Impact Litigation Initiative, Mississippi Center for Justice, rmcduff@mscenterforjustice.org   After yesterday’s historic vote to take down the Confederate emblem as part of Mississippi’s state flag that was adopted in 1894, the Mississippi legislature...

JACKSON, Mississippi - A bipartisan group of Mississippi lawmakers is drafting a resolution to remove the Confederate emblem from the state flag. Vangela Wade, the president and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, a non-profit focused on civil rights advocacy and litigation, issued the...

COVID-19 is taking a tragic toll on Americans across the country and here in Mississippi. People are struggling to access adequate testing and treatment for the disease. Many have died. Americans are losing jobs left and right. Small businesses are scrambling to stay afloat. Incarcerated...

The Mississippi Center for Justice is representing multiple tenants who are being effectively evicted from their residences without warning while Mississippi is calling for residents to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 1, Governor Reeves’ executive order directed that Mississippi residents stay...