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LAS in the News 02.19.21

At The Legal Aid Society our Civil, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Rights, and Pro Bono practices work tirelessly in and out of the courtroom to defend our clients and dismantle the hidden, systemic barriers that can prevent them from thriving in New York City. We seek to be a beacon of hope for those who feel neglected —regardless of who they are, where they come from, or how they identify. Our experienced teams provide comprehensive services, support, and advocacy that protect rights, keep families and communities together, and in many cases, saves lives. 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:

LAS applauds court decision upholding release of police disciplinary records

Newsday: Federal appeals court upholds release of police disciplinary records
Courthouse News: NYPD Lose Appeal to Keep Disciplinary Records Under Lock & Key
Law & Crime: Police Unions Suffer Massive Defeat in Federal Court
Gothamist: The SI Files: Explore Hundreds of Previously Secret NYPD Misconduct Findings

More LAS in the news

Wired: How Covid Gums Up the Court System
City & State: Can legalizing pot help communities heal?
City & State: How exactly will lawmakers legalize marijuana in New York?
Vice: Should Public Defenders Be Tweeting?
SI Advance: Court date next week for Annadale man whose murder conviction was reversed.
Queens Daily Eagle: Queens officials outline tenant options as evictions loom
Times Union: Mental health, other providers call for tax increases to maintain services
The City: Students in Juvenile Detention Finally Being Heard, But Not Seen
El Diario: Advierten a inquilinos en NYC para solicitar a cortes protección contra desalojos