The Legal Aid Society Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 26, 2016

The Legal Aid Society Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month The Legal Aid Society celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a special reception in our Bronx office.

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City Council Reforms Move System Closer to Actual Justice, Says Legal Aid Criminal Chief
May 25, 2016

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.”

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Prisoners' Rights Evaluates Rikers Island Reforms
May 24, 2016

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.

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Not in My Hood March Against Gun Violence
May 24, 2016

 Not in My Hood March Against Gun Violence 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.

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Hasan Shafiqullah to be Honored for Immigration Work
May 19, 2016

Hasan Shafiqullah, Supervising Attorney in the Immigration Law Unit, will be honored on June 16 by Ahdikaaer.

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