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2016 General News

December

November

For Women's Reproductive Freedom, a Chill Wind Blows

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 11/28/2016
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New York companies profit from giving away their time

  • By: Crain's New York Business
  • 11/22/2016
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Courts, nonprofits battle local human trafficking

  • By: Democrat a& Chronicle
  • 11/21/2016
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GIS Day Webinar: Geo-enable to Bring Data to Life for Justice

  • By: Self-Represented Litigation Network
  • 11/14/2016
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Justice for All Grants Accouncement

  • By: Public Welfare Foundation
  • 11/11/2016
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DOJ Sends Monitors to Area Polling Places

  • By: New York Law Journal
  • 11/08/2016
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Crowdfunding and access to justice

A Court of Eight: PLI’s 18th Annual Supreme Court Review

  • By: Connecting Justice Communities
  • 11/07/2016
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Rutgers group aims to end human trafficking

Election 2016: What Voters Need to Know

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 11/03/2016
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Phil Dailey: A Warrior of Justice

  • By: Real NY - LawHelpNY Blog
  • 11/03/2016
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New York City Ramps Up Immigrant Outreach

  • By: Wall Street Journal
  • 11/02/2016
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Want to shrink prisons? Stop subsidizing them.

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 11/01/2016
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The Cost of Coming Out in College

October

Waving the FLAG for Access to Justice

  • By: Daily Business Review
  • 10/25/2016
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Thinking About Access to Justice and The Coming Transition

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 10/23/2016
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The Truth About Election Rigging and Voter Fraud

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 10/19/2016
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IAN Presents their Fifth Annual E-Conference Fundraiser

  • By: Connecting Justice Communities
  • 10/19/2016
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Pro Bono - Philanthropy or Social Activism?

  • By: Philanthropy Roundtable
  • 10/14/2016
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Online resources empower Spanish speaking communities in the US

  • By: Connecting Justice Communities
  • 10/14/2016
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From Voting Rights to Voting Wrongs

How Does Surveillance Impact Minority Neighborhoods?

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 10/07/2016
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Immigration Judges Learn to Recognze and Protect Against Implicit Bias

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 10/04/2016
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Homelessness Isn't a Crime

September

Special Report: Access to Counsel in Immigration Court

  • By: American Immigration Council
  • 09/28/2016
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Law Schools Must Focus on Access to Justice

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 09/26/2016
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A Right to a Lawyer to Save Your Home

Veterans’ Legal Series Episode 5: “TDIU”

  • By: City Bar Justice Center
  • 09/16/2016
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Partners Versus Associates - Pro Bono Participation Rates

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - Pro Bono Eye
  • 09/15/2016
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Voter Suppression in North Carolina

August

Human Trafficking Persists, But Firms Can Help

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 08/29/2016
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We Now Have Data To Help Prioritize ATJ Strategic Focuses

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 08/28/2016
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CBJC Presents on Immigration at Legal Hand

  • By: City Bar Justice Center
  • 08/23/2016
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Justice Department Leads Way on Ending Private Prisons

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 08/22/2016
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Despite Progress, Prison Racial Disparities Persist

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 08/19/2016
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Why are we incarcerating asylum seekers?

Integrating the ABA Futures Report and the Justice For All Components

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 08/14/2016
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Cutting Edge Pro Bono: Patent Law and Low-Income Inventors

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - The Pro Bono Eye
  • 08/12/2016
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When Politicians Tell the Truth on Voting Restrictions

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 08/10/2016
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OVS seeks feedback from crime victims, service providers

  • By: Office of Victim Services
  • 08/01/2016
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July

2016 Champion of Justice Awards

  • By: Legal Services NYC
  • 07/28/2016
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The Power of “Defaults”

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - Pro Bono Eye
  • 07/28/2016
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Reducing Racial Disparities in Policing

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 07/27/2016
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How DACA’s Success Can Be Built Upon

  • By: American Immigration Council, Immigration Impact
  • 07/21/2016
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High price of justice in the United States

  • By: Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • 07/17/2016
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Advocate System Versus System That Does Not Need Advocates

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 07/08/2016
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Transgender-care Exclusion Case Faces Trial

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 07/07/2016
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Improvements to LawHelpNY

  • By: LawHelpNY Blog - Real NY
  • 07/05/2016
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Do Lawyers Want Bad Visual Design?

June

Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge Report - For the Public Good

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - Pro Bono Eye
  • 06/30/2016
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Giving a Legal Hand in Brooklyn

  • By: New York Law Journal
  • 06/24/2016
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Reforming Rape Policies on Campus

New practical guide on access to justice in European law

  • By: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
  • 06/22/2016
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A Home After Prison

NY state may fund legal aid for poor defendants

  • By: Democrat & Chronicle
  • 06/21/2016
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Did the Supreme Court Just Sanction More Police Searches?

  • By: Christian Science Monitor
  • 06/21/2016
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Pro Bono Leaders Shine at Transatlantic Legal Awards

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - Pro Bono Eye
  • 06/21/2016
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New Promise for Restoring Voting Rights in New York

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 06/20/2016
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NYS pro bono award winner - 5 Questions

  • By: Buffalo Law Journal
  • 06/15/2016
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Legal Aid With a Digital Twist

May

How the Asylum and Immigration Court Backlogs Reached an All-Time High

  • By: American Immigration Council, Immigration Impact
  • 05/27/2016
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Pro Bono Summer Reading

Justice Index 2016 Launches Today

  • By: National Center for Access to Justice
  • 05/11/2016
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City Bar Justice Center Gala: Spring into Pro Bono

  • By: City Bar Justice Center
  • 05/04/2016
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April

Warrant Forgiveness Offered in Manhattan

  • By: New York Law Journal
  • 04/30/2016
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Women and Mass Incarceration

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 04/29/2016
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Transition Letter to NY State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore

  • By: NYC Bar Association - 44th Street eNews
  • 04/25/2016
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A Real Agenda to Cut Poverty

A Reason to Celebrate Tax Day

  • By: Shriver Brief - Talk Poverty
  • 04/14/2016
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The Complex History of the Controversial 1994 Crime Bill

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 04/14/2016
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New Study Finds Right to Counsel in Eviction Cases Would Save Money for NYC

  • By: NYC Bar Association - 44th Street Blog
  • 04/08/2016
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Next Steps Toward Launch of Justice Index 2016

  • By: National Center for Access to Justice
  • 04/07/2016
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Putting human trafficking out of business

City Bar Justice Center Observes Guantánamo Trials

  • By: City Bar Justice Center
  • 04/05/2016
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Supreme Court Upholds 'One Person, One Vote'

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 04/04/2016
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Counties paying more for free legal services

  • By: Utica Observer Dispatch
  • 04/04/2016
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'Queen of Pro Bono' Esther Lardent Dies at 68

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 04/04/2016
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March

69 Percent of Americans Want to See Voting Reforms

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 03/28/2016
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CRAWL, WALK, RUN: Building Corporate Pro Bono Programs (Blog)

  • By: Corporate Counsel Blog (Thomson Reuters)
  • 03/24/2016
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Homeowners Prevented From Telling Their Stories

  • By: New York Law Journal
  • 03/23/2016
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Fighting Human Trafficking

  • By: New York Law Journal
  • 03/23/2016
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Inching Toward Safer Homeless Shelters

A Message from the American Bar Endowment: Why Do Pro Bono?

  • By: American Bar Association Journal
  • 03/15/2016
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DOJ Dear Colleague Letter on Fines and Forfeiture is Another Game Changer

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 03/14/2016
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Applications for the Second Circuit's Pro Bono Panel Open

  • By: US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • 03/11/2016
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Pro Bono and Millennial Engagement

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - Pro Bono Eye Blog
  • 03/10/2016
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A New Way of Thinking About Triage, 100% Access, and the Analysis Process

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 03/08/2016
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Who Are the ‘Legitimate’ Poor?

Don't Lock Up Prison Reform

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 03/07/2016
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Blame HUD for America’s Lead Epidemic

Access to Justice For All

February

Nominate a Public Interest Attorney for the Kutak-Dodds Prize

  • By: National Legal Aid & Defender Association
  • 02/25/2016
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Challenges of Homeless Students in NYC

  • By: Real NY - Rights, Education, Access, Law
  • 02/23/2016
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An Approach to Customer/Litigant/User Input Into the Courts

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 02/20/2016
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Justice Scalia, Privacy, and Where We Go From Here

  • By: Brennan Center for Justice
  • 02/19/2016
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Child Migrants Fight in Immigration Courts to Stay in U.S.

  • By: Latin America News Dispatch
  • 02/18/2016
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Why Do Lawyers Volunteer?

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - Pro Bono Eye Blog
  • 02/18/2016
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Ethics Issues in Pro Bono Representation: Can v. Should

  • By: Connecting Justice Communities
  • 02/08/2016
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Online Forms as a Key Tool to Help Close the Justice Gap

  • By: Connecting Justice Communities
  • 02/01/2016
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Mental health legal provider expands services

  • By: Buffalo Law Journal
  • 02/01/2016
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January

Helping Orthodox Jewish women escape abuse

  • By: Sanctuary for Families
  • 01/28/2016
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2016 PBI Annual Conference: In-House Pro Bono: Top Ten Basics

  • By: Pro Bono Institute - Pro Bono Eye Blog
  • 01/20/2016
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Raising the Bar: The 2016 Pro Bono Hot List

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 01/18/2016
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Thinking About Designing Courthouses for Access to Justice

  • By: Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog
  • 01/17/2016
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Permanent Commission on Access to Justice - 2015 Report

  • By: Permanent Commission on Access to Justice
  • 01/14/2016
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Law Students Give Legal Aid to Syrian Refugees

  • By: The National Law Journal
  • 01/11/2016
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January is National Stalking Awareness Month

  • By: NYC Pro Bono Center
  • 01/06/2016
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NNEDV Welcomes Executive Action on Gun Violence

  • By: National Network to End Domestic Violence
  • 01/05/2016
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