Legal Aid Society Supervising Attorney William Woods from the Bronx CDP Office participated in a panel discussion, “Repairing the community’s relationship with the NYPD and the criminal justice system”, co-sponsored by The Committee on Equality in the Courts and the Black Bar Association of Bronx County. The event was part of the celebration of Black History Month. NY1 Criminal Justice Reporter Dean Meminger was the moderator.
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The Legal Aid Society, as the largest legal employer of forensic social workers in the country, greatly appreciates all of the extraordinary services that the our social workers provide to clients throughout the year.
In three separate articles referring to the Stark v. Fringo case, The Brooklyn Paper focuses on the tremendous advocacy of Sarah Robinson, a Staff Attorney in the Brooklyn Neighborhood Office of The Legal Aid Society, on behalf of low income tenants in Bushwick.
The Legal Aid Society has filed suit to force the Civilian Complaint Review Board to reveal the disciplinary history of Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who put Eric Garner in an apparent chokehold that led to his death last year.
Empty Judgments: The Wage Collection Crisis in New York, a report released today in support of the NYS SWEAT (Securing Wages Against Theft) bill, highlights the problems that workers in New York face in collecting the wages they are owed, even after they have won their case against delinquent employers.
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