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Josh Goldfein Named City & State Winner of the Week

A suit filed by The Legal Aid Society halted the city's move of 8,000 homeless New Yorkers.
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LAS Demands Investigation into Discrimination at Local Blood Labs

The call for a probe follows reports of long-standing policies targeting Chinese American employees, reports THE CITY.
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LAS Secures Temporary Halt to Transfers of Homeless Disabled New Yorkers

A judge blocked the Mayor’s recent order to move disabled individuals who have been living in hotel rooms during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the New York Post.
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LAS Blasts de Blasio Administration for Unsanitary Courthouse Dodge

The Mayor shirked responsibility after the exposure of deplorable conditions at courthouses around the city, reports the New York Daily News.
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LAS Criticizes Intentions of NYPD “Game Truck”

Olayemi Olurin, a staff attorney at The Legal Aid Society, was featured in a video by Yahoo! News concerning the new police initiative.
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LAS Motion Temporarily Halts Transfer of Disabled Homeless New Yorkers

The motion, filed in Butler v. City of New York, has stopped the City-mandated transfer of individuals from hotels to shelters, according to The New York Times.
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LAS Calls on Cuomo to Sign Bill Barring Arrest of Children Under Twelve

The legislation, which is awaiting the Governor's signature, addresses the disproportionate arrest of Black and Brown children, reports Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.
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LAS: New York’s Rental Assistance Efforts Suffering From Anemic Outreach

Lower than expected application numbers suggest Albany’s message to vulnerable New Yorkers is not reaching those who need it most, as reported by Gothamist.
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Watch: START Act Would Assist Victims of Trafficking

The bill would allow survivors to vacate convictions related to their trafficking, reports News 10 Albany.
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LAS Condemns Disgusting Condition of NYC Courthouses

Local Courthouses are languishing in "historically unsanitary" conditions, according to the New York Daily News.
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