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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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LTE: NYS Needs More Oversight Over Scofflaw Landlords

Robert Desir, Staff Attorney with our Civil Law Reform Unit, penned a letter to the editor in The New York Times responding to reports of landlords evading recently passed housing reforms.
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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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