Anthony Lux serves as CCLP's director of communications. His areas of expertise include institutional communications strategies, constituency growth and network activation for cause-driven organizations. Staff page ›

Jun 22, 2022

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CCLP Statement on Health and Hospital Corporation v. Talevski

Last term, we watched as the Supreme Court issued rulings that had wide sweeping consequences for individuals across the country. The Court tipped its hat to the second amendment by expanding the ability to carry guns in public while simultaneously decimating the...

New Public Charge Rule is a Victory for Immigrant Communities

Some immigrants who apply for a green card or a visa to enter the United States must pass what’s called a “public charge” test. The test is designed to evaluate whether the person will primarily depend on the government for support in the future, based on factors such...

Last Week Tonight dives into rent hikes and evictions in Denver, nationwide

by | Jun 22, 2022

The most recent episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver explored the plights of renters across the nation facing skyrocketing rent and threats of eviction. During the “main story” segment of the program, host John Oliver referenced the 2017 research study “Facing Eviction Alone” which was produced by Colorado Center on Law and Policy in collaboration with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.

“One study of nearly a hundred thousand cases of evictions in Denver found that nearly 90 percent of landlords were represented by a lawyer, compared to less than one percent of tenants. Which is not good.”

Watch the full clip below (CCLP reference begins at 14:05), viewer discretion advised. You may also read the full report referenced in the segment here in our resources library.

Recent articles

CCLP Statement on Health and Hospital Corporation v. Talevski

Last term, we watched as the Supreme Court issued rulings that had wide sweeping consequences for individuals across the country. The Court tipped its hat to the second amendment by expanding the ability to carry guns in public while simultaneously decimating the...

New Public Charge Rule is a Victory for Immigrant Communities

Some immigrants who apply for a green card or a visa to enter the United States must pass what’s called a “public charge” test. The test is designed to evaluate whether the person will primarily depend on the government for support in the future, based on factors such...