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1. Empire Justice attorney provides pro bono assistance out of Texas detention facility

(Web Page; Tue Nov 24 10:54:00 CST 2015)

Description: Empire Justice staff attorney Amanda Doroshow will be working out of a detention center in Dilley, TX this week, as a volunteer attorney with the CARA Project.

2. Empire Justice emergency response

(Web Page; Thu Feb 02 08:23:00 CST 2017)

Over the last several days, attorneys on our Immigration team were first responders to refugees, asylum seekers, and green card holders, including those that were detained at JFK International Airport after President Trump's Executive Or...

Description: Over the last several days, attorneys on our Immigration team were first responders to refugees, asylum seekers, and green card holders, including those that were detained at JFK International Airport

3. Full Blog Archive

(Web Page; Tue Oct 01 08:15:00 CDT 2013)

Just Thoughts is the blog of the Empire Justice Center, New York’s statewide, multi-issue, multi-strategy public interest law firm focused on changing the “systems” within which poor ...

Description: Complete archive of blog posts for the Empire Justice Center Blog.

4. Bringing awareness to the many civil legal needs of crime victims

(Web Page; Tue Jan 12 13:45:00 CST 2016)

When you hear the words “crime victim,” what images immediately come to mind? Someone who was mugged or assaulted, or who had their property stolen or damaged? Someone who sustained injuries – physically or emotio...

Description: Crime victims may have medical, landlord-tenant, employment, child-support, and possible identity theft issues to worry about, in addition to any criminal court matter. Fortunately, the recently-created NYS Crime Victims Legal Network Project will bring awareness to the many civil legal needs of crime victims while also helping victims access civil legal assistance.

5. Blog Archives

(Web Page; Tue Jul 17 14:29:00 CDT 2012)

Description: Blog Archives Page

6. Empire Justice Center to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”

(Web Page; Thu Oct 03 14:34:00 CDT 2013)

On Saturday, October 5, 2013, Alternatives for Battered Women, Monroe County’s licensed domestic violence organization, will hold its annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event at Ontario Beach Park. The Rochester offic...

Description: On Saturday, October 5, 2013, Alternatives for Battered Women will hold its annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event at Ontario Beach Park, and a team from the Rochester office of Empire Justice Center will be there. Read this to learn more about the event and our domestic violence advocacy work.

7. Empire Justice Center Plays an active role in training advocates across New York on foreclosure prevention

(Web Page; Fri Jun 21 13:53:00 CDT 2013)

On May 30, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an extension of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), which was set to expire on December 31, 2013.The pro...

Description: HAMP has been extended. Read how Empire Justice has been training attorneys and housing counselors in helping homeowners get through the loan modification process, as well as other ways to keep homeowners out of foreclosure.

8. Working for Justice: Beginning with Inspiration

(Web Page; Mon Jul 31 10:53:00 CDT 2017)

Written by Emily Miron, Policy InternIn the beginning of the summer, my mother gave me a beautifully framed poem about justice and finding one’s passion by author and artist, Mary Ann Radmacher. The opening stanzas pose important ...

Description: Emily Miron, Empire Justice Center Policy Intern, talks about what inspires her to work for justice and SWEAT- one of the issues she worked on during the 2017 Legislative Session.

9. Empire Justice Center Partnering with New York Disability Vote Network to Bolster Political Capital of Individuals with Disabilities

(Web Page; Tue Jul 22 12:56:00 CDT 2014)

Written by Nicholas M. Lind, 2014 Policy InternNew York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN) Strengthens Individuals with DisabilitiesEmpire Justice Center is proud to announce our partnership with the New York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN)...

Description: Empire Justice Center is proud to announce our partnership with the New York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN), a project of the Center for Disability Rights.

10. Welcome!

(Web Page; Mon Aug 20 12:18:00 CDT 2012)

Welcome to Just Thoughts, Empire Justice Center’s new blog. For the next several months, this blog will be a work in progress as Empire Justice staff and guest authors periodically blog about a variety of issues that matter to u...

Description: Welcome to Empire Justice Center's new blog, Just Thoughts.

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