Legal Aid, Orrick Announce Litigation against Manhattan DA for Information on Office’s Social Media Monitoring
December 12, 2017

The Legal Aid Society and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced a lawsuit today against Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. seeking more information on his office’s use of social media monitoring services.

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NYT: Number of DACA Applications Stuck in the Mail Tops 900
December 11, 2017

Hasan Shafiqullah, Immigration Law Unit Head, spoke with the New York Times for a follow up story concerning our DACA clients whose renewal applications were rejected because of a USPS bungle.

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NY1: Attorney, Activist Discuss Why There Are So Many Homeless Students in NYC
December 11, 2017

Beth Hofmeister appeared on NY1’s “In Focus” with Cheryl Wills for a discussion on why so many students in New York City are homeless and what the City can do to deal with this problem.

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Coverage of Public Defenders’ Efforts to end ICE Courthouse Arrests
December 11, 2017

Coverage over the past few weeks of local public defenders’ efforts to end ICE courthouse arrests that have proliferated since January.

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NY Daily News: Readers sound off on gun control, Bedford Armory and the New York Giants
December 11, 2017

Judith Goldiner and Jennifer Levy from our Civil Law Reform Unit penned a letter to the editor in response to a Daily News editorial about recent litigation challenging the City’s Bedford Armory development plans and methodology for measuring tenant displacement.

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