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Lake Placid News
NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate deathill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for si
NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate death
Lake Placid News / Posted 18 hours ago
ill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication. The Legal Aid Society Prisoners' Rights Project and the family's lawyers announced the agreement Tuesday, calling it the largest... Read more
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Salon.com
NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate death2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication. T
NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate death
Salon.com / Posted 21 hours ago
2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication. The agreement was announced on Tuesday by the Legal Aid Society Prisoners’ Rights Project and the family’s lawyers, who said it was largest settlement ever paid by the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate deathill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for si
NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate death
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 22 hours ago
ill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication. The Legal Aid Society Prisoners' Rights Project and the family's lawyers announced the agreement Tuesday, calling it the largest... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Renters win court battle after losing apartmentshe didn’t pay the bills, I would have moved out.” Ramalho and other tenants de
Renters win court battle after losing apartments
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
he didn’t pay the bills, I would have moved out.” Ramalho and other tenants decided to fight back. They worked with the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County to sue Diaz. “You don't think a landlord would be so reckless with their... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Arab Preacher gets 8 Months for Inspiring Assassination Attempt on MK Glick [video]to murdering Jews in sermons he gave on the Temple Mount. The complaint against
Arab Preacher gets 8 Months for Inspiring Assassination Attempt on MK Glick [video]
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
to murdering Jews in sermons he gave on the Temple Mount. The complaint against Abu Sara was submitted two years ago by legal aid society Honenu attorney Hur Nizri, in the name of Yehuda Glick, now a Likud MK, shortly after an assassination... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jewish Minor Detained by Jerusalem Police on Suspicion of Prayerwhen he toured the area with a group and was accused of praying to God, which J
Jewish Minor Detained by Jerusalem Police on Suspicion of Prayer
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
when he toured the area with a group and was accused of praying to God, which Jews are prohibited from doing there, legal aid society Honenu reported. Honenu attorney Rehavia Piltz is providing legal representation to the minor. David... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. regulates landlord late fees, grace periodsas the late fee. That part of the legislation is “critically important,” said
D.C. regulates landlord late fees, grace periods
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
as the late fee. That part of the legislation is “critically important,” said Laurie Ball Cooper, a staff lawyer for the Legal Aid Society who often represents tenants in eviction proceedings. When landlords use rent payments for late fees, it... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Magistrate Court Refusing to Rule on IDF General’s Jurisdiction Inside the ‘Green Line’his trial, but refused to rule on the extent of the authority of the IDF Centra
Magistrate Court Refusing to Rule on IDF General’s Jurisdiction Inside the ‘Green Line’
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
his trial, but refused to rule on the extent of the authority of the IDF Central Command within the “green line,” Honenu legal aid society reported. Police on Sunday arrested a young Samaria resident in his 20s claiming he had violated an... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Burma Superstar disputes lawsuit from its employeessaid. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of three employees and around 100 “simil
Burma Superstar disputes lawsuit from its employees
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
said. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of three employees and around 100 “similarly situated” workers by attorneys for the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, Asian Law Caucus and Centro Legal de la Raza. The lawsuit is seeking unspecified... Read more
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East Bay Express
Former Employee Who is Suing Burma Superstar: 'It Was Complete Madness'them a minimum wage, in addition to denying them overtime pay, breaks, and sick
Former Employee Who is Suing Burma Superstar: 'It Was Complete Madness'
East Bay Express / Posted 14 days ago
them a minimum wage, in addition to denying them overtime pay, breaks, and sick leave. Attorneys at the Asian Law Caucus, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, and Centro Legal de la Raza filed the suit. In a press release sent out by the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Court Cancels Restraining Order Against Jewish Worshipper Near Temple MountDistrict Court Judge Alexander Ron on Tuesday morning accepted the appeal of at
Court Cancels Restraining Order Against Jewish Worshipper Near Temple Mount
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
District Court Judge Alexander Ron on Tuesday morning accepted the appeal of attorney Menashe Yado of the Honenu legal aid society regarding an activist of the Hozrim La’har (Heb: returning to the mountain) who was restricted from... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Violent Police Raid in Benjamin Yeshiva Ends in Injuries to Minorsraided a yeshiva in Nahliel, a Haredi Israeli communal village in Benjamin Regi
Violent Police Raid in Benjamin Yeshiva Ends in Injuries to Minors
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
raided a yeshiva in Nahliel, a Haredi Israeli communal village in Benjamin Region. According to a report from the Honenu legal aid society, police arrested for yeshiva students, all minors, injuring several students in the process. Attorney Adi... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Minor Detained on Temple Mount Says Cop Punched him in the StomachThe Honenu legal aid society on Sunday submitted an urgent complaint to police
Minor Detained on Temple Mount Says Cop Punched him in the Stomach
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
The Honenu legal aid society on Sunday submitted an urgent complaint to police IA following a complaint from a minor who had been arrested on the Temple Mount and claimed that a non-Jewish policeman punched him in the stomach with his fist at the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
D.A.: 2 Muslim Women Attacked While Pushing Babies in Strollers in New York Hate Crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
D.A.: 2 Muslim Women Attacked While Pushing Babies in Strollers in New York Hate Crime
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 16 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
2 Muslim Women Attacked While Pushing Babies in Strollers in New York Hate Crime: D.A.offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim Women Attacked While Pushing Babies in Strollers in New York Hate Crime: D.A.
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in Bath Beach, Brooklynoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in Bath Beach, Brooklyn
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. Call for justice The Council... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
KTXS Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KECI Missoula
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. Call for justice The Council... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New Yorkoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime in New York
Local 10 Miami / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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News 8000
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. The Council on American... Read more
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CNN
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crimeoffenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, ac
2 Muslim women, babies attacked in alleged hate crime
CNN / Posted 18 days ago
offenses including assault, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment, according to court documents. The New York Legal Aid Society attorney who represented Xhelili in court could not be reached for comment. Call for justice The Council... Read more
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East Bay Express
Burma Superstar Kitchen Staff Sue Bay Area Chain Over Wage Violationsrestaurant chain Thursday, claiming it hasn’t been properly paying its kitchen
Burma Superstar Kitchen Staff Sue Bay Area Chain Over Wage Violations
East Bay Express / Posted 19 days ago
restaurant chain Thursday, claiming it hasn’t been properly paying its kitchen staff. Attorneys at the Asian Law Caucus, Legal Aid Society — Employment Law Center, and Centro Legal de la Raza filed the lawsuit on behalf of 100 kitchen employees.... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Nearly $300.000 earmarked for domestic violence victims in SW Virginiasupporting projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in ru
Nearly $300.000 earmarked for domestic violence victims in SW Virginia
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 20 days ago
supporting projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas. The Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society will be the administrator of the funding, according to the release. Breaks Interstate Park will be hosting... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jewish Man Arrested for Bowing on Temple Mountrunning the compound and Israel Police was alerted. The man, in his 60s, was ar
Jewish Man Arrested for Bowing on Temple Mount
The Jewish Press / Posted 20 days ago
running the compound and Israel Police was alerted. The man, in his 60s, was arrested at once. He is represented by legal aid society Honenu’s attorney Rehavia Pilz. David Israel About the Author:David writes news at JewishPress.com. If... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Judge Approves Settlement in Suit Over Mentally Ill Delaware Inmatesfor inmates in restrictive housing. State officials also agreed in settling th
Judge Approves Settlement in Suit Over Mentally Ill Delaware Inmates
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 days ago
for inmates in restrictive housing. State officials also agreed in settling the lawsuit to pay $500,000 to the Community Legal Aid Society for attorney fees and costs. CLASI, along with the American Civil Liberties Union, has argued that... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Police: Jews Forbidden to Pray without Permit Anywhere in Jerusalem’s Muslim Quartersuch behavior, namely Jews praying anywhere in the Muslim quarter of the Old Ci
Police: Jews Forbidden to Pray without Permit Anywhere in Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter
The Jewish Press / Posted 21 days ago
such behavior, namely Jews praying anywhere in the Muslim quarter of the Old City, constitutes a crime. According to the legal aid society Honenu, three young women were arrested on Sunday while praying in the vicinity of the Lions’ Gate. They... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
DA: NYC man stabbed woman, 60, who refused to give him moneyPolice arrested him Saturday. A judge ordered the 22-year-old Queens man held
DA: NYC man stabbed woman, 60, who refused to give him money
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 24 days ago
Police arrested him Saturday. A judge ordered the 22-year-old Queens man held without bail. A representative for the Legal Aid Society which is representing him didn't immediately return a message seeking comment on the charges. Prosecutors... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Three Girls Arrested for Walking Around the Temple Mountfor an interrogation on Sunday afternoon while they were conducting a walk arou
Three Girls Arrested for Walking Around the Temple Mount
The Jewish Press / Posted 24 days ago
for an interrogation on Sunday afternoon while they were conducting a walk around the gates of the Temple Mount, the Honenu legal aid society announced. Honenu attorneys are looking into the reason for their arrests. David Israel About the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Samaria Jew Indicted for Shooting at Arab Taxi that Tried to Run Him Overthe main Yitzhar junction, where police say he shot his air gun at the Arab tax
Samaria Jew Indicted for Shooting at Arab Taxi that Tried to Run Him Over
The Jewish Press / Posted 24 days ago
the main Yitzhar junction, where police say he shot his air gun at the Arab taxi and fled the scene. However, according to legal aid society Honenu, whose attorney Itai Rosin represents Oren, the indictment and the announcement omit a crucial... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israeli Court Rules: It Is Criminal for Jews to Enter Areas Where Police Cannot Control Arab Violencepolice permission. Judge Zahava Bustan of the district Court in Lod last Thurs
Israeli Court Rules: It Is Criminal for Jews to Enter Areas Where Police Cannot Control Arab Violence
The Jewish Press / Posted 24 days ago
police permission. Judge Zahava Bustan of the district Court in Lod last Thursday rejected an appeal submitted by legal aid society Homenu attorney Hai Haber over the detention and removal of 13 Jews who wanted to pray at Joshua’s Tombnear... Read more
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The Forward
Finally: Jewish Seniors Receive Payment From ‘Greedy’ Brooklyn Developerfor the cost to our seniors, we are relieved that he has finally complied,” Cit
Finally: Jewish Seniors Receive Payment From ‘Greedy’ Brooklyn Developer
The Forward / Posted 26 days ago
for the cost to our seniors, we are relieved that he has finally complied,” City Councilman Brad Lander told DNAinfo. The Legal Aid Society compelled Deitsch to make the payment after he failed to do so in July. “The landlord finally complied... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Tentative Settlement in Suit over Mentally Ill Inmatesspecial needs unit at the women's prison in New Castle. State officials also h
Tentative Settlement in Suit over Mentally Ill Inmates
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 26 days ago
special needs unit at the women's prison in New Castle. State officials also have agreed to pay $500,000 to the Community Legal Aid Society for attorney fees and costs. CLASI, along with the American Civil Liberties Union, has argued that... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jewish Man Arrested for Saying Shema on Temple Mount2013) A young Jewish man was arrested on the Temple Mount Thursday afternoon,
Jewish Man Arrested for Saying Shema on Temple Mount
The Jewish Press / Posted 27 days ago
2013) A young Jewish man was arrested on the Temple Mount Thursday afternoon, for suspicion of saying “Shema Israel,” legal aid society Honenu reported. The detainee is being represented by a Honenu attorney. The latest time to say the Shema... Read more
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