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LAS Calls on Cuomo to Issue Eviction Freeze Which Covers All Tenants

The Legal Aid Society urged on the Governor to extend the eviction moratorium to cover all tenants after Cuomo announced that his office would address the issue via executive order, according to AMNY.
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LAS Slams Mayor for Capitulating to UWS NIMBYists

The Legal Aid Society joined multiple actions over the weekend to stand in solidarity with the Lucerne men and dozens of supports from the Upper West Side community, according to ABC7 Eyewitness News.
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LAS in the News 9.25.20

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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Listen: LAS Breaks Down NYPD’s Dystopian “DNA Dragnets”

Terri Rosenblatt, Supervising Attorney of the DNA Unit at The Legal Aid Society, appeared on the Surveillance and the City podcast to discuss the emerging legal landscape surrounding the City’s DNA collection and storage practices.
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NACDL to Utilize Legal Aid’s CAPstat to Create National Police Misconduct Database

Since its launch in March of 2018, CAPstat has served as an invaluable resource to help hold New York City Police Department officers who commit acts of misconduct accountable, according to the New York Daily News.
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LAS to Intervene on Behalf of Tenants in Frivolous Landlord Lobby Lawsuit

The Legal Aid Society, Legal Services NYC and Selendy & Gay PLLC were granted a petition in Federal Court to intervene in two lawsuits that attack rent laws and recently enacted housing reforms, according to The Real Deal.
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Watch: Desus and Mero Talk Raising Funds for LAS on Stephen Colbert

​The popular talk show duo will donate proceeds from a new line of OddFellows Ice Cream products to the fight for social justice.
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​As Imminent Eviction Crisis Looms, LAS Calls on Albany to Protect New Yorkers

With less than ten days before the NYS eviction moratorium expires, The Legal Aid Society is calling on the Governor and Legislature to act to prevent an unprecedented wave of homelessness, according to the Associated Press.
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LAS Blasts Bail Reform Fear-Mongering as Pretrial Detentions Rise

Criminal justice advocates say the increase is linked to rollbacks in New York's bail reform law, reports the Times Union.
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LAS Calls on Cuomo to Act as OTDA Removes Eviction Moratorium Guidance

The Legal Aid Society implored the Governor to protect thousands from homelessness after the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance abruptly removed an eviction freeze until December 31st from its site, as reported by The Real Deal.
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