Judith Goldiner, Attorney-in-Charge of the Civil Practice's Law Reform Unit at The Legal Aid Society, views a new federal housing program - RAD - with cautious optimism.
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Relatives of New Yorkers killed by NYPD officers are criticizing New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for "delaying police reform" with an agreement with the NYPD that is blocking passage of the Right to Know Act.
Cynthia Conti-Cook, Staff Attorney in the Special Litigation Unit of the Criminal Practice, was on WNYC today discussing the lack of transparency by the NYPD on disciplined officers.
Yesterday, Manhattan Supervising Attorney Michael Perkins and colleagues Robert Pomeroy, Nikki Adams and Terry Davidson obtained a huge victory for a client who was sentenced to 6 months jail for being unable to finish restitution payments.
The Reporter's Committee for the Freedom of the Press, joined by over twenty press associations and major nationwide news outlets like The National Press Club, The News Guild - CWA, The New York Times, Daily News, and Associated Press, filed an amicus brief in support of efforts by The Legal Aid Society and Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, opposing the appeals by the City of New York and Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
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