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The only woman tractor driver at a Wenatchee orchard was sexually harassed and forced into a lower-paying job, according to a lawsuit. Washington signals to landlords: Denying homeless veterans housing is illegal. King County to look at youth crime as public-health risk.
The review could make King County the first jurisdiction in the nation to approach juvenile crime through a public-health lens.
Where is the MeToo for sexual harassment against immigrant workers?. We all can help to stop sexual harassment of immigrant workers. We have the power to demand changes to practices that endanger the immigrant workforce.
Sexual harassment of farm workers rarely makes headlines. Sexual harassment among farmworkers in the Yakima Valley is prevalent, but there are groups making efforts to educuate and help women feel safe while reporting these incidents. Domestic Violence Awareness Month underscores need for legal aid.
WA Governor's Office, October 30, Teens at regional jail in Kent sue over solitary confinement. The youths, who were charged with crimes as adults, have spent at least 23 hours a day locked in windowless stalls without adequate, constitutionally required educational services, the lawsuit says.
Some parents at the school with the highest concentration of Native kids are frustrated with the school district.
Northwest Justice Project has indicated that it will file a federal civil rights complaint if the school board fails to correct the situation. Feds settle housing-bias suit with Edmonds apartment owner.
The Department of Justice had sued the apartment owner and manager, alleging violations of the federal Fair Housing Act at three Edmonds rental properties. An increase in state funding means more help for those facing civil legal issues. Washington law prevents domestic violence abusers from possessing guns.
Is there enough protection for foreign farmworkers in the U. Want to make a real difference for struggling vets? Ensure access to legal aid.
Low-income veterans and other military personnel received inadequate or no professional legal help for 88 percent of their civil legal problems inaccording to a recent report by the Legal Services Corporation. Civil legal aid funding at risk. WA Governor's Office, August 2, Decrease in federal funding could hinder low-income Washingtonians in pursuit of justice Trying to get ahead while behind bars: College graduations are emotional occasions, but it would be hard to match the level of enthusiasm and joy that pervaded the gymnasium at the Washington Corrections Center for Women this month when 19 inmates received diplomas.
Discrimination, ill-treatment are commonplace in local businesses. Discrimination and hostile work environment are prevalent in Yakima County. Especially in companies where the predominant workforce is an immigrant and is not reported for fear of reprisals, says attorney Blanca Rodriguez of the Northwest Justice Project.
King County Housing Authority to hold lottery for Section 8 waitlist.
The King County Housing Authority will hold a lottery to create a new waiting list for Section 8 vouchers. King County is jailing fewer youths, making some progress on racial disparity.
It also announced modest progress in reducing racial disparities. Washington's most common crime shouldn't be one. The most commonly charged crime in Washington shouldn't be a crime at all, the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union argues in a new report.
OLYMPIA — An effort to get homeless people off the streets and into shelters seems headed for revisions after critics said it would criminalize homelessness in Washington and put extra burdens on police.i Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders Editor James C.
Howell, Director Research and Program Development Division. Reentry Central is the national website for news and information on the subject of reentry and related criminal justice issues. Legal Research & Practical Guidance. Build your legal strategy and do vital work using authoritative primary law, analysis, guidance, court records and validation tools.
Using the Comprehensive Strategy and Action Plan as guides, community leaders and other concerned citizens will have access to information on effective delinquency prevention; gang, gun, and drug violence reduction; and .
The Comprehensive Strategies for Juvenile Justice (CSJJ) promotes a research-based and data-driven approach to making juvenile justice system improvements system-wide. For optimal effectiveness, juvenile justice systems must deliver the right service, to the right youth, in the right setting, and at the right time.
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