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NYPD Is Using Controversial Facial Recognition Software

Documents obtained by The Legal Aid Society through a FOIL settlement reveal police have been using Clearview AI technology on unsuspecting New Yorkers, as reported by Bronx News 12.
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LAS Decries Irreparable Damage Caused by NYPD Detective’s Lies

The Brooklyn DA is moving to vacate convictions involving an NYPD detective with a documented history of misconduct and substantiated incredibility findings, reports The New York Times.
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LAS Applauds Bill to Administer Billions in New York Rent Relief

Lawmakers have reached an agreement to distribute more than $2 billion in federal rent assistance, according to Law360.
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Watch: LAS Breaks Down Expungement of Marijuana Arrest Records

The Legal Aid Society's Emma Goodman discussed the expungement of low-level marijuana convictions that will follow the passing of New York's new marijuana legalization measures on the PIX11 News.
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Vaccine Fight for Incarcerated New Yorkers Makes LAS City & State Weekly Winner

The Legal Aid Society was named as one of City & State's Weekly Winners after a court victory that compels the state to offer incarcerated New Yorkers COVID-19 vaccines.
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LAS: Transition All Parole Matters to Video or Face Litigation

The Legal Aid Society promised imminent litigation if Albany does not act immediately to restore due process rights, reports the Politico New York Playbook.
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LAS Secures Working WiFi for Homeless Students at 200+ City Shelters

The settlement, secured with Milbank LLP, requires the City to install wireless internet so more than 11,000 school-aged children can participate in remote education, as reported by the New York Daily News.
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LAS: Unhoused and Homeless New Yorkers Cannot Easily Access Relief Funds

Systemic barriers to those in need of stimulus checks include the requirement for official identification and a general lack of awareness, according to The New York Times.
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LAS Faults Derelict Voting Rights Information in NYC Jails

The Department of Correction has failed to meet its obligations to facilitate access to voting in City jails, as reported by Gothamist.
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LAS Rips NYPD’s Youth Phone Confiscations

Anger is building over a myriad of disruptions caused by phone seizures by the New York City Police Department, reports THE CITY.
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