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Federal Court Orders Jail to Provide Methadone

November 28, 2018: A federal court in Massachusetts granted a preliminary injunction this week, requiring that the Plaintiff in the case be provided continued access to methadone treatment for his opioid use disorder while incarcerated.

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Legal Action Center Launches New National Campaign “No Health = No Justice”

October 11, 2018: Today, the Legal Action Center is launching its new Campaign “No Health = No Justice”, a multi-state advocacy and organizing strategy to support decarceration efforts to ensure that people are no longer criminalized for conditions related to their health.

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Congress Affirms that Addiction Treatment Confidentiality Protections Remain Essential

September 26,2018: The Legal Action Center applauds the decision by Congress to drop language that would weaken addiction treatment confidentiality safeguards from the final opioid package.

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ACTION ALERT: CALL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

ACTION ALERT: CALL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

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A TRIBUTE TO CHRISTOPHER KENNEDY LAWFORD

The Legal Action Center joins with countless others to mourn the loss of, and celebrate the extraordinary life of, our friend Christopher Kennedy Lawford.

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STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF NATIONWIDE PRISON STRIKERS

The Legal Action Center and its National H.I.R.E. Network stand in support of and in solidarity with the incarcerated activists taking part in the Nationwide Prison Strike.

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ACTION ALERT: CALL YOUR SENATORS

In the midst of the worst opioid epidemic in US history, the Legal Action Center knows we must fight to maintain the federal confidentiality law – 42 CFR Part 2 – that protects the treatment records of patients in recovery.

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Doug Liman Hosts Exclusive Screening of Suits in Support of LAC

With the generous support of longtime board member Doug Liman, the Legal Action Center hosted a special screening of the …

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Moving On Is Not Always Easy

August 8, 2018. When thinking about the criminal justice system, it’s easy to forget that there is more to it than just people being incarcerated. There is the forgotten half of the system as well – for those who come home after being incarcerated

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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Robert Newman

The Legal Action Center joins with colleagues around New York, the country and the globe, to mourn the death of our former Board Member, Robert Newman, and to honor his life and the immense contributions he made to the field of substance use disorders.

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