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Statement on the Dismissal of West Lake Landfill Protesters’ Charges

October 29, 2019 For decades, West Lake Landfill in St. Louis County has invited national scrutiny due to the large amount of radioactive waste contained inside and the harm...

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For Immediate Release: ArchCity Defenders Files Class Action Lawsuit Against T.E.H. Realty Alleging a Breach of Contract over Unsafe and Uninhabitable Conditions at Northwinds Apartment Complex in Ferguson

October 23, 2019 ArchCity Defenders Files Class Action Lawsuit Against T.E.H. Realty Alleging a Breach of Contract over Unsafe and Uninhabitable Conditions at Northwinds Apartment Complex in Ferguson ArchCity...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Joint Statement Condemning Recent Remarks by Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards

October 8, 2019 Joint Statement Condemning Recent Remarks by Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards In recent months, St. Louis has experienced a series of tragedies stemming from fatal gun...

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For Immediate Release: ArchCity Defenders Presented Third Annual ‘Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards,’ Announced Honorees

St. Louis — On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, ArchCity Defenders, a nonprofit civil rights law firm presented its third annual ‘Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards’ to recognize and honor...

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Federal Judge: Cash Bail in St. Louis is Unconstitutional

Big Win for St. Louis Residents in Cash Bail Lawsuit Brought by ArchCity Defenders, Advancement Project National Office, Civil Rights Corps and Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Third Annual “Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards” and Invites Community to Nominate Reporters

June 10, 2019 ArchCity Defenders, a civil rights nonprofit law firm, is pleased to announce the third annual “Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards,” and invites the community to nominate...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Lineup for Second Annual Racial Justice Film Series

May 31, 2019 ArchCity Defenders, a non-profit civil rights law firm based in St. Louis, is announcing the films and dates for its second annual summer Racial Justice Film...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Launch of Updated “Pro Se STL” Resource, a Local ‘Know Your Rights’ Guide

May 8, 2019 ArchCity Defenders (ACD), a non profit civil rights law firm based in St. Louis, is partnering with St. Louis County Library system and Mound City Bar...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Creation of Young Friends Board

February 25, 2019 ArchCity Defenders is proud to announce the establishment and call for members of the Young Friends of ArchCity Defenders. The Young Friends of ACD seeks to...

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ArchCity Defenders, Advancement Project, Civil Right Corps, and Georgetown Law File Lawsuit to Challenge St. Louis City’s Unconstitutional Cash Bail System

January 29, 2019 ST. LOUIS, MO — Today in federal court, ArchCity Defenders, Advancement Project National Office, Civil Rights Corps, and Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection...

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