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Federal Judge Limits Use of Tear Gas and Other Agents on Protestors

January 8, 2015 Federal Judge limits the uses of tear gas and other chemical against on protestors. Arch City Defenders, Inc.Executive Director Thomas Harvey made opening and closing arguments, working...

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Missouri Supreme Court Eases Penalty for Those Not Able to Afford Fines

January 8, 2015 The Supreme Court orders municipal courts to consider income when people are unable to pay and paves the way for appointment of attorneys for indigent defendants....

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A Letter to the Unified Command

November 24, 2014 As we await the return of the Grand Jury’s decision, ArchCity Defenders, Brendan Roediger of Saint Louis University School of Law, and Denise Lieberman of the...

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ArchCity Defenders Celebrates 5 Years

October 18, 2014 ArchCity Defenders celebrated 5 years of service last month, with a gathering of current and past staff and our supporters and Board of Directors. ### Media...

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A Client’s Story

August 2, 2014 A Client’s Story as told by Staff Attorney, Stephanie Lummus: Walking into court one morning to offer services to homeless individuals, I noticed a man that...

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THANK YOU!

August 2, 2014 58 backers and $2,081 later, our kickstarter is off to an amazing start! “Stories of Hope and Courage: Homelessness in the ShowMe State” is still going...

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A Huge Shout Out

August 2, 2014 Several months ago, Staff Attorney Stephanie Lummus took one of her clients to the St. Patrick Center, where he continued to stick with the program. Now,...

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Beach Project Honored in “What’s Right with the Region Award”

August 2, 2014 We are thrilled to announce that the BEACH Project is being honored for its work on ending chronic homelessness by FOCUS St. Louis’ What’s Right With...

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River Front Times Cover Story On ArchCity Defenders

August 2, 2014 RFT’s Ray Downs penned a story on our work and our clients. Click here for the article. http://www.riverfronttimes.com/2014-04-24/news/arch-city-defenders-st-louis-public-advocacy/ ### Media Contact: Z. Gorley, Communications Director at ArchCity Defenders...

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Judge Tells Municipal Courts They Must be Open to the Public

August 2, 2014 For some time now, the lawyers of ArchCity Defenders and the Saint Louis University Legal Clinic have represented indigent clients in the municipal courts of St....

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