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February 25, 2020

The Mississippi Center for Justice’s Housing Campaign successfully secured $95,000 in settlements for victims of housing discrimination at a Gulfport trailer park. The investigation, led by Staff Attorney William B. Bedwell, resulted in MCJ filing five separate Fair Housing Discrimination...

February 21, 2020

On February 20, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision striking down a controversial Mississippi law that would have outlawed almost all abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected -- which generally occurs at six weeks of pregnancy. The lower court’s decision from...

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October 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT: Dana Thomas, Communications Director (c) 601.506.9156 dthomas@mscenterforjustice.org    

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October 2, 2017

Mississippi civil rights attorney Rob McDuff, along with Mississippi Center for Justice and Lambda Legal, today announced they will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied their en banc petition asking the full...