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Our legal advocacy initiatives - conducted by AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) - reflect more than 15 years of work in federal and state courts across the country. Through our efforts, we support the Foundation’s four priority areas: Hunger, Income, Housing and Isolation, and ensure that those 50 and older have a voice in the laws and policies that affect their daily lives.
The following three links are to articles on hunger as they appeared when first published in 46 Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, Sept.-Oct., 2012, and are copyrighted by Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.
AARP Foundation's President, Jo Ann Jenkins (PDF), and AARP Foundation Litigation senior attorneys, Jones (PDF) and Silverstein (PDF), contribute to this issue of Clearinghouse Review focusing on hunger. AARP Foundation provided generous support in publishing this special issue as Hunger is one of its four priorities.
Receiving benefits electronically is discussed by AFL senior attorney, Nepveu and Wyzykowski (PDF) as first published in 46 Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, Nov.-Dec., 2012, and copyrighted by Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.
This Insight on the Issues examines the U.S. Supreme Court's decision and how uninsured midlife adults in states that take up this option could benefit. Read
This AARP survey fact sheet is part of Staying Ahead of the Curve 2013: AARP Multicultural Work and Career Study. Read
PPI report examines efforts by Pfizer to reduce the impact of generic competition for the popular anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor. One aspect of the effort, "pay-for-delay," is currently being considered by the Supreme Court. AARP filed an amicus brief in the case. Read PPI Report and AARP's Amicus Brief.
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Find the most recent cases in which AFL has advocated in courts nationwide for the rights of older persons, and filed AARP’s amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs that help courts decide precedent-setting cases.
AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) is an advocate in courts nationwide for the rights of people 50 and older, addressing diverse legal issues that affect their daily lives and assuring that they have a voice in the judicial system. Learn more about our litigation teams.