For Immediate Release December 3, 2021 Contact – Patrick Taylor, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org, 769-230-2841    Judge Rules Mississippi’s Landlord-Tenant Laws Unconstitutional    “Now is the time for legislators to act,” says MCJ President and CEO Vangela M. Wade.    Jackson, MS – Mississippi Center for Justice is pleased with Hon. Judge Michael P Mills’ order declaring Mississippi’s eviction laws unconstitutional. MCJ has long argued...

Mississippi Center for Justice and Center for Reproductive Rights urged Justices to uphold Roe v. Wade    Thousands rallied outside the Court today, including abortion providers from across the country, legislators and advocates       12.1.21  – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization—a case that will decide the fate of abortion rights in...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 19, 2021 CONTACT – Patrick Taylor, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org, 769-230-2841    Build Back Better is Important but Temporary Fix for Working Mississippians Without Health Insurance, says Vangela M. Wade of the Mississippi Center for Justice    Jackson, MS – Today, Congress is one step closer to passing the Build Back Better Act, which includes measures...

Mississippi Center for Justice is among the 204 signatories on a letter to President Biden, Vice-President Harris, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas and Secretary Blinken reinforcing their initial request for temporary protected status (TPS) or deferred enforced departures (DED) for Cameroon.   As explained in...

The Mississippi Center for Justice and the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation, with support from World Wildlife Fund and Kimberly-Clark, will provide legal services, assistance and resources to help historically underserved Mississippians keep generational land and conserve working forests.   JACKSON, MISS., OCT. 14, 2021 - The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation™ and the Mississippi Center...

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 CONTACT: Patrick Taylor, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org   The case is just one example of Southern farm owners illegally using the H-2A visa program to deny Americans work and exploit Black labor   SUNFLOWER, Miss. – On Wednesday, six Black farmworkers from Mississippi sued Pitts Farms Partnership...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2021 Contact: MCJ Communications Coordinator Patrick Taylor, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org   Jackson, MS - Vangela M. Wade, president and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, issued the following statement in response to the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan.    “We have all seen the harrowing scenes of Afghans...