By the Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice September 1, 2020 As of September 1, 2020, debt collectors are no longer allowed to completely empty a person’s bank account. Governor Newsom signed the new law — SB 616 — in October of last year. The law requires debt collectors to leave at […]
By the Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice August 4, 2020 The Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice, along with the Eviction Defense Collaborative, Public Law Center, the National Housing Law Project, Bet Tzedek Legal Services, Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, the East Bay Community Law Center, and Legal Aid […]
Orange County Register, 7/15/20
By the Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice July 14, 2020 The Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice, along with the Center for California Homeowner Association Law, Housing & Economic Rights Advocates, and Legal Aid Society of San Diego, requested publication of Coley v. Eskaton, a recent decision from California’s Third District […]
Press Release: Western Center on Law & Poverty, PAC, 7/14/20
Learn about what the Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice has been up to this past year in our 2020 Annual Report.
Clinical Teaching Fellow Heather Lewis, Legal Planet
If the state wants to truly protect its most vulnerable, and also meet its ambitious climate goals, the state and its and electric utilities must ensure that microgrids benefit disadvantaged communities as quickly as possible.
As utilities such as Pacific Gas & Electric continue to power society with failing infrastructure due to decades of mismanagement, Public Safety Power Shutoffswill continue to be the reality during California’s fire seasons for the foreseeable future.
Los Angeles Times