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LAS Calls for Open Database of Police Misconduct Records

Legal Aid attorney discusses the implications of 50-a repeal on WCNY's Capitol Pressroom podcast.
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LAS Slams City For Hiding Actual NYPD-Involved Death Count

NYC health department stats show 105 people killed over past five years, reports PoliticoNY.
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LAS Slams NYPD For Targeting Black and Brown People Riding Bikes on Sidewalks

Disproportionate ticketing shows racial discrimination, reports Streetsblog.com.
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LAS: NYPD Metes Out Disparate, Harsh Treatment of Black and Brown Protesters

Arrests and arraignments from George Floyd-related protests indicate disproportionate representation of Black and Brown people, reports Vice.
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LAS Calls Out Hypocrisy of Social Media Fighting in Court to Maintain Cooperation with Law Enforcement

Despite their rhetoric, legal exemptions place social media corporations firmly on the side of law enforcement, reports Wired.
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LAS Lauds Legislation Requiring Police to Disclose Surveillance Technology

Passage of new bill forces NYPD to disclose how it surveils the public, reports CNBC.
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LAS Featured in Video on Essential Work of Defenders in the COVID Pandemic

The video, produced by the Huffington Post, illustrates the essential work of public defenders in a time of crisis.
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LAS’ Tina Luongo Among City & State’s Winners of the Week

Legal Aid's Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Defense Practice lauded for 50-a repeal, reports City & State.
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New York City Council Passes Police Reform Bills, Key Anti-Surveillance POST Act

New legislation takes on long-standing issues with NYPD misconduct, reports CNN.
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LAS Condemns City’s New Guidelines on Reopening of Housing Court

New memorandum issued Thursday delays residential and commercial eviction proceedings in the state; hearings in new cases as well as the service of eviction warrants, reports Law360.
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