legal aid of north carolina
September 7, 2017 -
The Farm Labor Organizing Committee will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its convention in Ohio this weekend while under attack from North Carolina legislators, some of whom have a financial interest in suppressing farmworker unions.
January 20, 2016 -
After 40 years as a public-interest attorney, Lewis Pitts retired from practicing law in North Carolina. But he didn't merely let his N.C. State Bar membership go inactive: He fought for the right to resign, citing his profession's "hunt for profit" that's led it to serve the political and business establishment instead of fighting for justice for all. This is his resignation letter.
June 4, 2013 -
A recent study by the Center for Global Development promotes the myth that unemployed Americans won't take farmworker jobs -- and therefore don't require much in the way of legal protections.