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LTE: When a Prison Sentence Ends, But Not Imprisonment

The Legal Aid Society's Will A. Page makes the case against continuing to incarcerate New Yorkers who cannot find housing that meets the requirement for their release.
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LTE: New Yorkers Need Housing Protections From Albany

The Legal Aid Society's Adriene Holder called on lawmakers to pass "Good Cause" eviction protection and to fully fund the Housing Access Voucher Program in a letter to The New York Times.
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LTE: Eviction Moratorium Benefits Both Tenants and Landlords

The Legal Aid Society's Judith Goldiner penned a letter to the editor in the New York Daily News pointing out the fact that landlords who evict their tenants are precluded from qualifying for rent relief funds.
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LTE: Don’t Act at Sex Workers’ Expense

In a letter published in the New York Daily News, The Legal Aid Society's Leigh Latimer supports legislation that would decriminalize sex work in the State.
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LTE: LAS Calls on Albany to Extend Eviction Freeze Indefinitely

Judith Goldiner, Attorney-in-Charge of the Civil Law Reform Unit at The Legal Aid Society, penned a letter to the editor in The New York Times calling on the Governor and NYS Legislature to enact an indefinite eviction moratorium.
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LTE: NYPD Must Re-Evaluate Police Priorities to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

Jennvine Wong, a staff attorney with The Legal Aid Society's Cop Accountability Project, penned a letter to the editor in today’s New York Daily News calling on the NYPD to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as infection rates continue to skyrocket among officers.
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LTE: Albany Must Legalize Marijuana Now

Anthony Posada, Supervising Attorney of the Community Justice Unit at The Legal Aid Society, responded to a recent opinion piece in the New York Daily News urging state lawmakers to repeal marijuana legalization.
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LTE: Let’s Build Upon the Success of Pretrial Reforms

Marie Ndiaye, Supervising Attorney of the Decarceration Project at The Legal Aid Society, penned a letter to the editor in response to a recent New York Daily News editorial on bail reform.
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LTE: Abolish the NYPD’s Illegal Genetic Stop-and-Frisk Database

The Legal Aid Society and the Innocence Project joined for a letter to the editor in the New York Daily News in response to a recent op-ed from NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill in defense of the City’s rouge DNA database.
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LTE: We Need to Protect Rent Stabilization Laws

Adriene Holder, Attorney-in-Charge of our Civil Practice, explains why the new rent laws provide critical housing protections for our clients and all low-income tenants in today’s New York Daily News.
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