Thorough and Efficient? A video short on Pennsylvania’s Education Funding Lawsuit
All children deserve a system of public education that provides them the resources they need to thrive in today’s world. Join us in celebrating and affirming our efforts and the efforts of our partners and clients in taking a stand for Pennsylvania’s kids.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently issued a ruling that during the 2014-2015 school year the School District of Philadelphia deprived students with disabilities of transportation as required under federal law. (more…)
Oral argument in our Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) case took place on June 25, 2015 in the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. (more…)
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) selected the Public Interest Law Center to receive this year’s Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award for “outstanding service to the NAACP and its constituents in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” (more…)
Currently, many people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities spend their days in sheltered workshops working for a sub-minimum wage. They are segregated from the rest of society and perpetually dependent on Medicaid to pay for their placement at the workshop. (more…)
Parents who went to Court to force state education officials to investigate hundreds of complaints about woefully inadequate conditions in the School District of Philadelphia may continue to pursue their case under a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court decision issued today. (more…)
The Public Interest Law Center is currently accepting applications for candidates for post-graduate public interest fellowships to be sponsored by the Law Center.