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Salon.com
New York’s police secrecy law: de Blasio fights to keep NYPD abuse records from the publicofficer “personnel records used to evaluate performance toward continued employ
New York’s police secrecy law: de Blasio fights to keep NYPD abuse records from the public
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
officer “personnel records used to evaluate performance toward continued employment or promotion.” In February 2015, the Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit against the Civilian Complaint Review Board after they refused to provide a summary of... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Longtime Legal Aid executive remains passionate about missionfor those most in need throughout the county. For the past 35 years, Bertisch h
Longtime Legal Aid executive remains passionate about mission
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
for those most in need throughout the county. For the past 35 years, Bertisch has been the executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County and says that he has no plans of slowing down any time soon. Bob Bertisch, executive... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Conversations with Allan Wolperworking in City Hall. She is the first woman of color to hold citywide office i
Conversations with Allan Wolper
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted yesterday
working in City Hall. She is the first woman of color to hold citywide office in New York, a former city council member,a Legal Aid Society public defender and an assistant attorney general. Listen Now Allan Wolper talks to Mario F. GallucciApril... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Court Criticizes Police, Releases the Minor from Yitzhararrested the boy, they [the welfare authorities] must now be made involved.” T
Court Criticizes Police, Releases the Minor from Yitzhar
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
arrested the boy, they [the welfare authorities] must now be made involved.” The boy’s lawyer, Chai Haber from the Honeinu legal aid society, expressed gratitude that finally there was one sane voice of authority that realized that there are rules... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Liberman’s Office Sends Yitzhar Minor to Re-Education Campto go, and the boy’s family doesn’t even know why he is even being taken from t
Liberman’s Office Sends Yitzhar Minor to Re-Education Camp
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
to go, and the boy’s family doesn’t even know why he is even being taken from their home. The family told the Honeinu legal aid society that they were shown no warrant, and during the arrest, the police confiscated the parents’ phones so they... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Bloomingburg woman indicted in crash that killed her 2-old sonher son, Jacob Smith. Smith wore back and neck braces as she stood before the j
Bloomingburg woman indicted in crash that killed her 2-old son
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 8 days ago
her son, Jacob Smith. Smith wore back and neck braces as she stood before the judge with lawyer Donalda Gillies of the Legal Aid Society of Orange County. Assistant District Attorney Kerry Kolek told Judge Edward McLoughlin that lab testing... Read more
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The Jewish Press
15-Year-Old Must Leave Parents’ Settlement Home on Military Administrative Orderother than a general statement about his being a threat to national security.
15-Year-Old Must Leave Parents’ Settlement Home on Military Administrative Order
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
other than a general statement about his being a threat to national security. At the hearing, attorney Chai Haber from the legal aid society Honenu, told representatives of the Major General that his client had nowhere to go. He noted that it is... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Undercover Policeman Incited Rightwing Jews to Harm Arabs"Champagne" government agent provocateur Avishai Raviv in action.Photo Credit:
Undercover Policeman Incited Rightwing Jews to Harm Arabs
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
"Champagne" government agent provocateur Avishai Raviv in action.Photo Credit: Moshe Shai/FLASH90 According to the Honenu legal aid society, Israel’s secret police has been operating at least one agent provocateur in an attempt to trap rightwing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Wrongdoing by colleges could erase student-loan debtthink we’ve got to wait and see” how much difference the proposed rules will ma
Wrongdoing by colleges could erase student-loan debt
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
think we’ve got to wait and see” how much difference the proposed rules will make, said Scott Torguson, a lawyer with the Legal Aid Society of Columbus. “I don’t think there’s any question that something was needed.” The proposed rule changes,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Prosecution Quietly Closes Duma Arson Suspect Case for Lack of Evidencewith a client. Photo Credit: Tomer Neuberg/Flash90 The prosecution last week i
Prosecution Quietly Closes Duma Arson Suspect Case for Lack of Evidence
The Jewish Press / Posted 11 days ago
with a client. Photo Credit: Tomer Neuberg/Flash90 The prosecution last week informed attorney Adi Keidar of the Honenu legal aid society that the investigation of Kokhav HaShahar youth coordinator Natanel Forkowitz, who was arrested on... Read more
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The Post-Journal
JHS Graduation Speaker Announcedjuris doctor from the University of Chicago in 1985. In addition to her profes
JHS Graduation Speaker Announced
The Post-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
juris doctor from the University of Chicago in 1985. In addition to her professional work, Sinatra is on the board of the Legal Aid Society of Southern Nevada and The Smith Center, Las Vegas' performing arts center. Sinatra, her husband and three... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Gilmore: Chicago right to open police recordsfor itself whether police – and their overseers – are behaving appropriately.
Gilmore: Chicago right to open police records
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
for itself whether police – and their overseers – are behaving appropriately. There is nothing new about this effort. The Legal Aid Society in New York City, the nation’s largest association of public defenders, launched a police accountability... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
NYC super claims he was fired for refusing to snoop on tenants of rent-stabilized apartmentsthe story is not unique. "This is common place with a lot of management compan
NYC super claims he was fired for refusing to snoop on tenants of rent-stabilized apartments
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 21 days ago
the story is not unique. "This is common place with a lot of management companies, landlords," said Sumani Lanka with the Legal Aid Society. "They want to be able to find ways to evict rent-regulated tenants so they will be able to raise the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - White Plains
Legal Services Of The Hudson Valley Announces Three New Hiresan associate attorney and senior attorney. She has also held positions at Chil
Legal Services Of The Hudson Valley Announces Three New Hires
The Daily Voice - White Plains / Posted 22 days ago
an associate attorney and senior attorney. She has also held positions at Children’s Law Center in Brooklyn and the Bronx, Legal Aid Society, as well as at the Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program and the International Legal Foundation both... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Annals of Crazy, The Sequel: Barred Teen Returns to Samaria Under House Arrest in Yitzharunder orders by the Shin Bet intelligence agency (“Shabak”) is back for now. I
Annals of Crazy, The Sequel: Barred Teen Returns to Samaria Under House Arrest in Yitzhar
The Jewish Press / Posted 25 days ago
under orders by the Shin Bet intelligence agency (“Shabak”) is back for now. It’s a little weird, the Honenu legal aid society pointed out. But after a court battle on behalf of the boy, the Home Front Command responded to his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Misihairabwi Seeks to Recover Vehiclerefused to release the vehicle unlawfully demanding a further payment," reads t
Misihairabwi Seeks to Recover Vehicle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
refused to release the vehicle unlawfully demanding a further payment," reads the plaintiff's declaration. Citizens Legal Aid Society and Advisory Trust issued the summons on behalf of Ms Misihairabwi. Mr Chaponda's copy of the summons was... Read more
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examiner.com
Rikers' prisoner unaware of $2 bail sat in jail 5-months: Who dropped the ball?of them. Hardy recently conveyed Salem's situation to the media saying that his
Rikers' prisoner unaware of $2 bail sat in jail 5-months: Who dropped the ball?
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
of them. Hardy recently conveyed Salem's situation to the media saying that his client is considering a lawsuit against the Legal Aid Society, which is where the lawyer came from who represented Salem in this ridiculous mess. "His legal aid... Read more
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examiner.com
$2 bail: Rikers inmate spent 5 months in jail, ignorant of his paltry $2 bailhis attorney waived his appearance, but then didn't tell him what was going on.
$2 bail: Rikers inmate spent 5 months in jail, ignorant of his paltry $2 bail
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
his attorney waived his appearance, but then didn't tell him what was going on.” A representative however from the Legal Aid Society issued a statement, stating the blame falls squarely on prosecutors wasting time and money to hold Salem on... Read more
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NBC Washington
Is Your Apartment Safe? Illegal Apartments Can Go Unnoticedthemselves forced to accept homes that are illegal or hazardous, said Beth Mell
Is Your Apartment Safe? Illegal Apartments Can Go Unnoticed
NBC Washington / Posted 26 days ago
themselves forced to accept homes that are illegal or hazardous, said Beth Mellen Harrison, a supervising attorney in the Legal Aid Society's housing unit. “There may be properties where tenants accept quite dangerous conditions because they... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israel Gay Pride Police Arrest Nursery School Teacher to Protect Paradegay pride parade, police have gone several shades of crazy on the eve of the Te
Israel Gay Pride Police Arrest Nursery School Teacher to Protect Parade
The Jewish Press / Posted 27 days ago
gay pride parade, police have gone several shades of crazy on the eve of the Tel Aviv Friday parade. According to the legal aid society Honenu, police have been raiding the homes of rightwing activists, warning them against attending and... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Prospect Park senior residents reach $3.3-million settlement after living in turmoilweak regulations enable assisted living operators to close with essentially no
Prospect Park senior residents reach $3.3-million settlement after living in turmoil
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 28 days ago
weak regulations enable assisted living operators to close with essentially no notice to vulnerable elderly people. The Legal Aid Society will continue to pursue the legal claims against the Department of Health.” Since the majority of the... Read more
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NBC Miami
Florida Changes Hep C Drug Policy for Medicaidoften have such severe liver damage in stage four that they require a transplan
Florida Changes Hep C Drug Policy for Medicaid
NBC Miami / Posted 28 days ago
often have such severe liver damage in stage four that they require a transplant, said Vicki Tucci Krusel, an attorney with Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. "But everyone who's F zero, one and two was not getting the medication, so the state... Read more
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Island Packet
This man spent five months in jail, not knowing his bail was $2two minor charges on his record, which commanded bails of a dollar each. Salem
This man spent five months in jail, not knowing his bail was $2
Island Packet / Posted 28 days ago
two minor charges on his record, which commanded bails of a dollar each. Salem’s lawyer at the time, Stephen Pokart of the Legal Aid Society, did not tell him his overall bail had been decreased to $2, Salem claims, according to the Daily News. So... Read more
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The News & Observer
This man spent five months in jail, not knowing his bail was $2two minor charges on his record, which commanded bails of a dollar each. Salem
This man spent five months in jail, not knowing his bail was $2
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
two minor charges on his record, which commanded bails of a dollar each. Salem’s lawyer at the time, Stephen Pokart of the Legal Aid Society, did not tell him his overall bail had been decreased to $2, Salem claims, according to the Daily News. So... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida changes Hep C drug policy for Medicaid after lawsuitlevel three or four. Patients often require a liver transplant at stage four.
Florida changes Hep C drug policy for Medicaid after lawsuit
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
level three or four. Patients often require a liver transplant at stage four. Vicki Tucci Krusel, an attorney with Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, said the fibrosis level is no longer a requirement under the amended... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Annals of Crazy: Shabak Bans 15-Year-Old ‘Jewish Extremist’ from Talking to 12-Year-Oldsecret police Shabak, or rather the Jewish Section of the clandestine organizat
Annals of Crazy: Shabak Bans 15-Year-Old ‘Jewish Extremist’ from Talking to 12-Year-Old
The Jewish Press / Posted 29 days ago
secret police Shabak, or rather the Jewish Section of the clandestine organization, is losing its marbles, according to legal aid society Honenu. Over the past few days it appeared as if the organization has been taking advantage of the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
City shift on homeless. Now it's up to us.Administration. The job was given to current HRA commissioner Steven Banks, wh
City shift on homeless. Now it's up to us.
Staten Island Advance / Posted 30 days ago
Administration. The job was given to current HRA commissioner Steven Banks, who began his career on Staten Island at the Legal Aid Society in the 1980s. De Blasio's new homeless services plan came after a 90-day review of the troubled system... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Shabak Issues Last Administrative Detention Order Before Lieberman Takes Overissued an unprecedented administrative detention, ordering a Jewish youth to av
Shabak Issues Last Administrative Detention Order Before Lieberman Takes Over
The Jewish Press / Posted a month ago
issued an unprecedented administrative detention, ordering a Jewish youth to avoid contact with a list of 87 individuals, legal aid society Honenu announced Monday morning. The decree, issued by GOC Home Front Command Major General Yoel Strick,... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Effort to Preserve 300 Units of OTR Affordable Housing Unveiledand have begun managing the sites and moving tenants to other, nearby affordabl
Effort to Preserve 300 Units of OTR Affordable Housing Unveiled
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 1 months ago
and have begun managing the sites and moving tenants to other, nearby affordable units with the help of the Cincinnati Legal Aid Society ahead of rehab work. The HUD contracts held by the Jan and Senate buildings would then be transferred to a... Read more

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