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Op-Ed: Video of Police Abuses, NYPD Trampling of Constitution Reveal Inefficacy of ‘Reform’

The intentional and dangerous lack of accountability within the NYPD will continue to undermine any realistic chance of impactful reform, writes Jennvine Wong of our Cop Accountability Project in a recent NBC News Op-Ed.
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LAS Slams de Blasio Over Claims on Court Closure Impacting Crime Rates

A NY Post report completely debunks Mayor Bill de Blasio’s claim that court closures have any adverse impact on the recent uptick in area shootings.
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Judge Blocks “Public Charge” Immigration Rules Amid Pandemic

LAS and co-counsel win two nationwide injunctions halting the Trump administration’s policy targeting vulnerable immigrants, Washington Post reports.
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LAS Decries Ruling to Resume In-Person Criminal Court Proceedings

Judge denies injunction to halt the courts’ rushed reopening over COVID-19 concerns, reports the New York Law Journal.
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LAS Cautiously Optimistic Over NYCHA Proposal for Federal Repairs Funding

New proposal would fill $40 billion NYCHA shortfall for public housing repairs, reports Pix11.
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LAS Blasts NYPD Over Unmarked Minivan Protester Arrest

Advocates say NYPD warrant squads are being used to chill protest, reports Gothamist.
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LAS Demands Release of ICE Detainees Over Broken Air Conditioning System

Clients enduring oppressive and dangerous conditions of heat and lack of ventilation, reports NJ.com.
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LAS Helps Low-Income Families with Disabled Children Face Impossible Challenges

Even with decades-old programs in place to provide access to​ critical educational services for children with disabilities and their families, they do not go far enough, reports the New York Times.
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LAS’ COO Makes City & State 2020 Power of Diversity: Asian 100 List

City & State 2020 Power of Diversity: Asian 100 list celebrates the most influential Asian Americans in New York politics and policy.
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LAS Slams SI DA McMahon for Refusing to Enforce New NYC Diaphragm Law

“When it comes to holding police officers accountable for committing heinous acts of misconduct, the NYPD can count on DA McMahon for special treatment."
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