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LAS Warns Against Courts Rushing to Resume Housing Trials in Brooklyn

New advisory for late-July reopening puts desperate tenants at even greater risk, reports Law360.
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LAS Slams False Narrative Peddled By NYPD To Undermine Reforms

Newly released data contradicts claims from the NYPD that crime increases have any relation to bail reforms, mass release efforts, reports Gothamist.
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LAS Backs Essential Workers Call for Workplace Protections

Workers rally to support state legislation that requires COVID-19 protection measures, reports QNS.com.
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NYC Public Defenders Call on New York Court System to Delay Opening of Courts

New guidance from Court Administration would require in-person court appearances for Supreme Court in the coming weeks, endangering the health of anyone required to appear, reports the New York Daily News.
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Responding to AG James’s Report on the NYPD’s Reaction to Protests

AG James recommends sweeping reforms to overhaul the NYPD, reports the New York Daily News.
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LAS Calls for Changes to Law Driving New Yorkers Into Homelessness

New York’s punitive SARA laws make it virtually impossible for people to successfully reenter society and move forward with their lives, reports The Appeal.
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LAS Calls On Gov. Cuomo, OCFS: Prohibit Face-Down Restraints On Children At Treatment Centers

These restraints are prohibited in virtually every other residential child care facility in New York State because they are known to risk death or serious harm.
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LAS, Advocates to AG James: Support the Release Of Incarcerated TGNCNBI New Yorkers

Advocates point out that TGNCNBI people are more vulnerable to the spread of COVID-19 due to higher risk of ​​weakened ​immune systems due to discrimination in healthcare, employment, education, and housing, reports Gay City News.
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LAS Condemns NYPD Campaign To Undermine Criminal Justice Reform

NYPD continues to baselessly fault long-needed reforms to resist fundamental change, reports NY1
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New State Law Expands COVID-19 Protections For Homeowners

A new state law now provides options for recoupment of the suspended payments that are affordable for homeowners. 
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