Civil Rights

Guardianship Handbook

What do you do if your grandfather, who lives alone and can no longer cook for himself, won't leave his home for a nursing home or assisted living facility? What do you do if your aunt can no longer manage her finances but seems capable of ...

Criminal Histories & Credit Histories

This Book will include legal strategies to combat discrimination against persons with criminal histories or bad credit.  At creation, it will focus on employment discrimination.  Hopefully, it will expand to include discrimination ...

The Excluded Workers Congress

In June 2010 (at the US Social Forum in Detroit, MI), against the backdrop of the global recession, nine sectors of excluded workers came together to found the Excluded Workers Congress. We converged around a common dream: to vastly expand the ...

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc.

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc. is a statewide victims' rights organization, providing information on victims' rights to all Marylanders and specialized legal services to indigent crime victims. Executive Director: Russell P. ...

Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Sixteenth edition

An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,909 known living languages.

ABA Draft Resolutions Regarding the Civil Right to Counsel

On the following subpages: From the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants, draft proposals concerning the civil right to counsel.

Information about deaf access to legal services

I was asked about whether we have the technology to meet the needs of deaf clients. This requires some research, which I am still in the process of doing. I have collected some very relevant materials which I am posting here. Every advocate and ...

Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

The Maryland Division of Labor and Industry (DLI) strives to make Maryland a safe and healthy place to live and work.

Department of Labor home page

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their ...

Department of Labor "We Can Help" website

The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for administering and enforcing some of the nation's most important worker protection laws. WHD is committed to ensuring that workers in this country are paid properly and ...

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