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For Immediate Release: ArchCity Defenders Dismisses Lawsuit, Continues to Advocate for Unhoused Individuals in St. Louis

May 14, 2020 ArchCity Defenders dismissed the lawsuit filed on behalf of Renata Frank to prevent the City of St. Louis from criminalizing unhoused individuals for seeking shelter in...

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FOR IMMEDIATE Release: ArchCity Defenders Statement Following the TRO Hearing on the Tent Encampment Communities in St. Louis City

MAY 2, 2020 ArchCity Defenders Statement Following the TRO Hearing on the Tent Encampment Communities in St. Louis City Yesterday morning, on Friday, May 1, ArchCity Defenders filed a...

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For Immediate Release: ArchCity Defenders Files Emergency Lawsuit to Stop St. Louis City from Displacing People from Tent Encampments Outside of City Hall

May 1, 2020 ArchCity Defenders Files Emergency Lawsuit to Stop St. Louis City from Displacing People from Tent Encampments Outside of City Hall This morning, in the United States...

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For Immediate Release: ArchCity Defenders and the Close the Workhouse Campaign Release Phone Recordings and Testimonials Detailing First-Hand Accounts of St. Louis City Jails’ “Egregious” and “Unsanitary” Conditions During COVID-19

MEDIA CONTACT: Z Gorley, Communications Director, ArchCity Defenders zgorley@archcitydefenders.org (314) 643-2463 April 16, 2020 ArchCity Defenders and the Close the Workhouse Campaign Release Phone Recordings and Testimonials Detailing First-Hand...

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Help us Meet Urgent Client Needs- an ArchCity Defenders Fundraiser

CLICK HERE TO DONATE The spread of COVID-19 has significant implications for our work at ACD and particularly for our clients and their communities. We have stayed in regular...

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St. Louis Public Radio: ‘Nowhere To Go’: Some Missouri Renters Still Being Evicted During Pandemic

By SHAHLA FARZAN • APR 10, 2020 St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson announced a moratorium on evictions in the city until further notice to “ensure individuals can maintain access...

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For Immediate Release: National Civil Rights Organizations Take Legal Action to Protect People Locked Inside St. Louis Jails

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the most dangerous places to be is in jail ST. LOUIS, MO – Today in federal court, Advancement Project National...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statewide Organizations and Medical Professionals Call on the Missouri Supreme Court to Prevent a COVID-19 Public Health Crisis in Jails by Releasing People

March 26, 2020 Due to growing concerns of the spread of the Coronavirus, particularly among people who are incarcerated, a coalition of over 30 organizations and medical professionals, sent...

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For Immediate Release: SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH FERGUSON OVER COURT FEES

March 25, 2020 Media Contacts: Z Gorley, Communications Director, ArchCity Defenders zgorley@archcitydefenders.org Jessica Ciccone, Director of Communications, Saint Louis University School of Law jessica.ciccone@slu.edu SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH FERGUSON OVER...

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RiverFront Times: No Jury Duty, No Walk-In Weddings in St. Louis Circuit Court

March 13, 2020 By Doyle Murphy …Suspending all but the most urgent matters among the circuit, associate circuit and municipal courts was one of the requests included in a...

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