The Juvenile Rights Practice of The Legal Aid Society To Receive Prestigious Award From Congressional Coalition For Excellence
September 19, 2017

The Juvenile Rights Practice of The Legal Aid Society To Receive Prestigious Award From Congressional Coalition For Excellence The Juvenile Rights Practice (JRP) of The Legal Aid Society has been selected for the prestigious 2017 Congressional Angels in Adoption Award (CCAI) for its excellence in the provision of direct legal representation to more than 30,000 children annually, for its appellate victories creating and changing laws that affect children locally and nationally, and for its success in changing or creating policies for the betterment of children’s lives.

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DACA Renewal Under The Trump Administration
September 18, 2017

The Legal Aid Society will host a free legal clinic on September 28, 2017 to assist DACA recipients in applying for DACA status renewal. To make an appointment for this free, confidential event, call The Legal Aid Society (844) 955-3425, or email us at dream@legal-aid.org.

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Statements from the Black Attorneys of Legal Aid Caucus (BALA) & The Legal Aid Society on Verdict of St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley for Killing of Anthony Lamar Smith
September 18, 2017

The Black Attorneys of Legal Aid Caucus strongly denounces the verdict issued on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, in which Officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of Murder for the killing of Anthony Lamar Smith. Once again, a police officer has killed a black man who was not armed, claiming that he feared for his safety. And once again, the criminal “justice” system has sanctioned this killing by refusing to hold the officer accountable for his actions.

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Statement on NYPD BWC Footage of Miguel Richards Shooting
September 15, 2017

Tina Luongo, Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Practice at The Legal Aid Society, issued the following statement today responding to body worn camera (BWC) footage released by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) of the Miguel Richards shooting which occurred in the Bronx on September 6, 2017.

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AP: Video is Released of 1st Fatal NYPD Shooting Since Bodycams
September 15, 2017

Tina Luongo appears in the Associated Press responding to body worn camera (BWC) footage released by the NYPD of the Miguel Richards shooting which occurred earlier this month in the Bronx.

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