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JPMorgan’s General Counsel, Steve Cutler, and Founder of JustLeadershipUSA, Glenn E. Martin, to be Honored at Legal Action Center’s 2015 Benefit

Stephen M. Cutler, General Counsel of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Legal Action Center Board Member, and Glenn E. Martin, Founder and President of JustLeadershipUSA, will be honored at LAC’s annual Arthur Liman Public Interest Awards Benefit.

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Legal Action Center Board Chair Daniel K. Mayers Accepts President’s Lifetime Achievement Award

At its quarterly board meeting on June 17th, the Legal Action Center’s Director presented to longtime Board Chair Daniel K. Mayers the President’s Lifetime Service Award, which included a congratulatory letter from President Barack Obama.


Press Release: Legal Action Center Announces Release of State Profiles of Health Care Information for the Criminal Justice System

The Legal Action Center today announced the release of the new web tool State Profiles of Health Care Information for the Criminal Justice System, which includes state-by-state profiles with information about the health system and health coverage options that are available in each state and the District of Columbia.


How to Respond if a Court is Kicking You Off Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction

In the Addiction Blog post Kicked Off Medication-Assisted Treatment by a Court: Here’s How to Fight for Your Legal Rights, LAC’s Legal Director Sally Friedman explains how to respond if a court kicks you or someone you care about off medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for heroin or opioid addiction.

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