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Empire Justice Center's recent annual reports, brochures, manuals, reports, and periodicals including the Legal Services Journal and the DAP News, are posted here.  To view an older version of these sections please follow the links in the menu on the left.

 


 

ANNUAL REPORTS

Annual Report 2015
June 29, 2016
We are thrilled to release our 2015 Annual Report, demonstrating the substantial progress we've made making the law work for all New Yorkers, not just those that can afford it. Read More

 


 REPORTS

Know Your Rights: A Guide to Fighting Discrimination Against Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming New Yorkers Under the New York State Human Rights Law   Transgender and gender-nonconforming people in New York State are now clearly protected by our Human Rights Law (HRL), thanks to new regulations issued earlier this year. Our NEW GUIDE explains what gender identity-based discrimination might look like, and how to exercise your rights under the HRL.   Read More
 
NYRL Report: Divergent Paths  Divergent Paths reveals wide variations in the implementation of foreclosure settlement conference rules. The wide variations in implementation have the potential to leave tens of thousands of New Yorkers at heightened risk of losing their homes.  Read More
 
Turn up the Heat: It’s Time to Raise New York’s Shelter and Fuel Allowances  Turn up the Heat illustrates how the public assistance shelter and fuel allowances are so far out of step with the actual costs of housing and heating, they are pushing many financially fragile New Yorkers out of homes and into homelessness.  Read More
 


MANUALS

The Affordable Care Act: Impact on New York State  An overview of the Affordable Care Act's approach to reforming the health care system.  Read More
 
Tool Kit for Community Health Centers- Helping Patients Access Medicaid  This tool kit provides fact sheets and forms on ten different topics related to helping patients access Medicaid coverage or other help with paying for health care services.  Read More
 
SSI Extension for Refugee  2008 Extension of Time Period for SSI Eligibility of Humanitarian-based Immigrants  Read More
 

 


 

NEWSLETTERS

January 2017 Disability Law News :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP Advocates. This issue will detail and discuss the many recent changes to the treating physician regulations. SSA's new Mental Impairments Listings which recent went into effect on January 17, 2017 is highlighted in Regulations. Court Decisions looks at a recent Second Circuit decision on a duration issue in Cutter v. Colvin. Read More

Policy Matters January 2017 :
Empire Justice Center's latest edition of Policy Matters. Read More