The IRS & Avoiding Tax Scams

Released March 22, 2017.
What are common misconceptions about the IRS? What tips do you need to know to avoid tax scams? And what can you do if you become the victim of a tax scam or identity theft? In this episode of Courting Justice, senior staff attorney and Director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Dee Dee Gowan joins Betsy Isenberg, Director of the Consumer Protection Division at the Office of the Indiana Attorney General, in answering these questions. Together, they share stories of memorable cases, the most common tax scams they encounter through their work, and how the Legal Clinic and the Office of the Indiana Attorney General can assist consumers during and after the tax season.

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Caring for Victims of Violent Crime

Released May 2, 2016.
What considerations must be made when working with victims of violent trauma? How can service providers help them feel safe and empowered? What are the potential pitfalls? Join host Ashley Caveda as she discusses these questions, the long-reaching effects of trauma, and more with Legacy House Executive Director Michael Hurst and Victim Justice Program Immigrant Advocate Noemí Gallegos.

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What is Justice?

Released March 9, 2016. 
What is justice? Who has access to it? What are the community-wide financial and emotional repercussions when justice is not served? Join host Ashley Caveda as she discusses these questions, the Clinic's most memorable clients, and more with current Executive Director Chris Purnell and founder and former Executive Director Abby Kuzma.

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