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Juvenile Rights Practice Appeals Unit

The Juvenile Rights Practice Appeals Unit handles all appeals concerning our JRP clients. Most appeals arise from child protective and delinquency cases, but we handle other kinds of cases as well. Once a notice of...
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Juvenile Rights Practice Trial Offices

Our five trial offices represent 90% of children and youth in New York City’s Family Courts. Inter-disciplinary teams of attorneys, social workers, and other professionals deliver a client-driven model of advocacy in neglect, abuse, juvenile...
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The Prisoners’ Rights Project

The Prisoners’ Rights Project is a leading advocate of humane and constitutional conditions in the New York City jails and State prisons. The Project seeks to dismantle the oppression and racism of the carceral system...
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Juvenile Rights Practice Special Litigation and Law Reform Unit

The Juvenile Rights Special Litigation and Law Reform Unit (SLLRU) addresses systemic issues affecting children in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems through impact litigation in State and federal courts, as well as policy and legislative...
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Criminal Defense Practice Special Litigation Unit

The Special Litigation Unit (SLU) of the Criminal Defense Practices engages in affirmative litigation to protect the rights of our clients and other New Yorkers who have been impacted by the criminal legal system and...
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Civil Practice Law Reform Unit

The Law Reform Unit builds upon the needs of individual clients to effect systemic changes through litigation and advocacy that benefit large numbers of clients with similar legal problems. Through class actions and other affirmative...
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Immigration Law Unit – NYIFUP

The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) is the nation’s first universal representation program for detained immigrants facing deportation. Through NYIFUP, The Legal Aid Society and our partners in this initiative, Brooklyn Defender Services...
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Immigration Law Unit – Youth Project

Since 2003, our Immigrant Youth Representation Project (Youth Project) has provided free, comprehensive screenings, advice, and direct representation to undocumented immigrant youth and unaccompanied minors in New York. The Youth Project defends unaccompanied youth in...
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Immigration Law Unit – Removal Defense

For decades, The Legal Aid Society has been a recognized leader in providing comprehensive, high-quality immigration assistance to low-income immigrant New Yorkers. Our Immigration Law Unit represents immigrants before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...
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Foreclosure Prevention Project

The Legal Aid Society’s Foreclosure Prevention and Home Equity Preservation Project assists homeowners in Bronx and Queens who are struggling to maintain homeownership or who are facing foreclosure. Our free legal services are available to...
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