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Buffalo Law Students See Puerto Rico Trip as Defining Moment in Their Legal Education

Susan DeSantis
New York Law Journal
January 18, 2018
Most of them haven't checked into their flights to Puerto Rico yet but the students from the University at Buffalo School of Law who are providing legal services to the island's residents say their legal paths have already been changed forever as a result.

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Is Housing Step One Toward Establishing Civil ‘Gideon’?

Andrew Denney
New York Law Journal
August 10, 2017
As Mayor Bill de Blasio prepares to sign a bill to ensure that all tenants in housing court have legal counsel, several other cities are moving forward with their own programs to provide poor litigants in civil cases with legal assistance.

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Older Lawyers Pursue Social Justice Through Emeritus Program

Jeff Storey
New York Law Journal
May 26, 2017
All three are "attorneys emeritus," participants in a program launched seven years ago by then Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman as "a permanent piece of the puzzle" to close the justice gap for low-income New Yorkers.

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Advocates of Civil Legal Services Point to Collateral Benefits

Andrew Denney
New York Law Journal
September 30, 2015
Providing civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers not only benefits the clients directly but benefits society as a whole.

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Legislature’s Resolution Supports Civil Gideon

Joel Stashenko
New York Law Journal
June 29, 2015
A new resolution adopted by the New York legislature calls for fair and adequate legal representation for all New Yorkers in matters related to essentials of life.

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Justice Gap Remains Wide, Hearing Witnesses Say

Tania Karas
New York Law Journal
September 23, 2014
Despite additional funding, the justice gap is nowhere close to being closed testified multiple people at a Lippman's Task Force public hearing.

Op-Ed

40 Years of Delivering Equal Justice Under the Law

New York Law Journal
October 1, 2014
Op-ed by Raun Rasmussen, executive director of Legal Services of New York City, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Legal Services Corporation.

Op-Ed

Creative Ways to Provide Access to Justice

Martha Bergmark
New York Law Journal, ALM
March 25, 2014
Federal funding for civil legal aid is crucial, but there the lesser-known story is that innovators in the legal field are taking matters into their own hands.



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