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Statement from ArchCity Defenders and Khazaeli Wyrsch on the Federal Grand Jury Indictment of Four St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Officers Regarding Misconduct During Stockley Protests

November 29, 2018 Today’s charges support what we and our clients have known for months about how SLMPD officers conducted themselves during the Stockley protests. It is obvious from...

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On the Anniversary of the Unlawful Police Kettling, ArchCity Defenders and the Law Firm of Khazaeli Wyrsch File Twelve Federal Lawsuits Against St. Louis City and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

September 17, 2018 After a judge acquitted former police officer Jason Stockley for the murder of Anthony Lamar Smith, people took to the streets of St. Louis to protest...

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ArchCity Defenders Files Next Debtors’ Prison Lawsuit Against Normandy, Town Neighboring Ferguson

September 10, 2018 Today in federal court, ArchCity Defenders filed a debtors’ prison claim against the City of Normandy on behalf of Angela Davis, Quinton Thomas, Roelif Carter, Meredith Walker,...

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ArchCity Defenders Presents ‘Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards’ to Honor and Inspire Reporting on Race, Class and Poverty

July 13, 2018 Less than one percent of media coverage discusses poverty. The lack of reporting on issues impacting marginalized communities misconstrues poverty as a personal failing—not the systemic...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: ArchCity Defenders Holds Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards’ to Honor and Inspire More In-Depth Reporting on Race, Class and Poverty

July 9, 2018 Less than one percent of media coverage discusses poverty. The lack of reporting on issues impacting marginalized communities misconstrues poverty as a personal failing—not the systemic...

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ArchCity Defenders Begins Film Series with KDHX, and Announces Partnership with Filmmaker Wade Gardner

June 21, 2018 ArchCity Defenders, a nonprofit civil rights law firm, and KDHX are pleased to announce a three month racial and social justice film series beginning June 21,...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: ArchCity Defenders Announces Racial Justice Film Series with KDHX, and Partnership with Filmmaker Wade Gardner

June 18, 2018 Who: ArchCity Defenders, KDHX, Filmmaker Wade Gardner, Rev. Dr. Spencer Booker, and Gail Booker What: ArchCity Defenders and KDHX present a three month racial justice film...

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

May 29, 2018 ArchCity Defenders, a civil rights nonprofit law firm, is pleased to announce the second annual Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards and invites the community to nominate...

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Federal Court Ruling Affirms Validity of ArchCity Defenders’ Claims in Case Against Maplewood for “Pay-to-Play” Municipal Court and Jail

May 4, 2018 In a major decision impacting multiple cases in the region, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals threw out Maplewood’s “sovereign immunity” defense in Webb, et al....

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Every Dollar Counts: STL Resources to Consider During Tax Season

February 6, 2018 There are a lot of options out there for tax preparation and we want to make sure you know there are FREE resources available in the...

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