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Income Initiatives

AARP Foundation Litigation Initiatives in Support of Income


The litigation team works to improve and ensure the ability of earning an income free from discriminationdue to age or disability, to manage income dispersal challenged by predatory pricing in housing and consumer products, including high cost prescriptions and healthcare costs;  to protect benefits including pensions, 401(k) plans, and various health, life and disability insurance plans; to address investor concerns including market price manipulation; and to assist in building a safety net through access to low income benefits. AARP Foundation Litigation team descriptions Read

These various legal initiatives help pave the way to a stable income.




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Legal Cases

Find 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. The cases within the drop-down categories below are in alphabetical order for ease of searching.

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Our legal advocacy initiatives  - conducted by AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) - reflect nearly 20 years of work in federal and state courts across the country. Through our efforts, we support the Foundation’s four impact areas: Tackling Senior Hunger, Paving the Way to Stable Income, assuring the adequacy and availability of Safe and Afffordable Housing and Reconnecting People to Families and Communities, and ensure that those 50 and older have a voice in the laws and policies that affect their daily lives.