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Hundreds of New Yorkers Have Their Old Marijuana Convictions Sealed Through Class Action

Over 300 New Yorkers in Manhattan had low-level convictions sealed, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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FOIL Disclosure: Utilities Failed Over 290K NYCHA Residents Last Season

The disclosure - provided by The Legal Aid Society - revealed that 1,934 unplanned heat/hot water outages plagued over 131,000 units, according to a new report in The New York Post.
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NYPD Continues to Target New Yorkers of Color for Fare Evasion

Data released by the City for the second quarter of 2019 shows that officers are still disproportionately targeting low-income New Yorkers for fare evasion, according to a report in AM New York.
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LAS in the News 8.9.19

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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ICE Agents Denied Entry to Homeless Shelter

Immigration and Customs Enforcement attempted to raid East New York’s Women In Need homeless shelter according to a report in the New York Daily News. The agents were denied entry when they failed to provide a warrant.
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LTE: Giving a Greater Voice to the Child Enhances Fact-Finding and Decision-Making

In today's New York Law Journal, Gary Solomon from The Legal Aid Society's Juvenile Rights Practice makes the case for empowering young clients during divorce litigation.
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NYS Still Struggling to Seal Dated Convictions Under Raise the Age Law

POLITICO New York reported this past week that only 1,279 New Yorkers – out of an estimated pool of 600,000 eligible individuals – have capitalized on a 2017 law to have up to two criminal convictions — either two misdemeanors, or one felony and a misdemeanor — sealed.
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LAS in the News 8.2.19

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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Marijuana Bill Decriminalizes Possession, Expunges Conviction Records

Governor Cuomo has signed a bill that further decriminalizes Marijuana but does not fully legalize the drug, according to The New York Times.
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LAS in the News 7.26.19

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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