The Legal Aid Society celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a special reception in our Bronx office.
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The New York City Council reforms aimed at broken windows policing move the system “ closer to actual justice,”” said Tina Luongo, Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Practice, “and away from an overreliance on arrests, prosecution and jail for low-level offenses.”
Mary Lynne Werlwas, Director of the Prisoners' Rights Project at The Legal Aid Society, discussed the perspective of PRP on the reforms at Rikers Island with ABC News.
On Saturday, May 21st, the Community Justice Unit participated in the 6th Annual Not in My Hood March and Resource Fair, a demonstration against senseless gun violence in Brooklyn.
Hasan Shafiqullah, Supervising Attorney in the Immigration Law Unit, will be honored on June 16 by Ahdikaaer.
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