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Legal Services Journal Archives

The Legal Services Journal is published four times a year for legal service advocates.  Archive issues of the Legal Services Journal are available in pdf format only. You can download a free adobe reader at http://get.adobe.com/reader/.

 


2008 Issues

Legal Services Journal - December 2008 Issue This issue of the Legal Services Journal focuses on Health. You will also find articles on Disability Benefits, Civil Legal Services, C.A.S.H., Consumer, and Public Benefits.

Legal Services Journal - August 2008 Issue This issue of the Legal Services Journal highlights our 2008 Legislative Update. You will also find articles on Consumer, Community Development, Health, Public Benefits, and Immigration.

Legal Services Journal - October 2008 Issue This issue of the Legal Services Journal contains articles on SSI Eligibility or Refugees, The American with Disability Act, OGS Language Services Contract, HEAP, Food Stamps, Consumer Bank Accounts and the Regulatory Roundup.

Legal Services Journal - February 2008 Issue This issue of the Legal Services Journal contains articles on Immigrant Benefits, State Funding for Civil Legal Services, Public Benefits, Consumer, Community Reinvestment, Child Support, Special Education, and Disability Benefits.

 


 

2007 ISSUES

Legal Services Journal - December 2007 Issue This issue of the Legal Services Journal highlights an article on the Subprime Mortgage Crisis. You will also find articles on New Housing Laws for Domestic Violence Survivors, Language Services for LEP individuals in NYS..., Empire Justice Centers Organizational Priorities, Dual Eligibles, Regulatory Round up, Bank Accounts and Disability Benefits.

Legal Services Journal - October 2007 Issue This issue of the LSJ contains articles on Domestic Violence, C.A.S.H., Health, Food Stamps, Employment, Language Access, Doe. v. Doar, Regulatory Roundup and Public Benefits.

Legal Services Journal - August 2007 Issue This issue features an article on "The Bizarre Evaporating Food Stamp Phenomenon." You will also find articles on MKB v. Egglaston", C.A.S.H., Childhood Lead Poisoning, Final Rule on Verification of Citizenship, Disparity in Access to Medicaid, Immigrant Workers Rights, Summer Interns, and new Board Members.

Legal Services Journal - June 2007 Issue The June 2007 issue of the Legal Services Journal features an article on IOLA “Comparability” Regulations. You will also find articles on the Child Care Desk Review, Child Support Helpline Desk Review Form, Food on the Table for Low Income Working Families, Social Security Administration and LEP Individuals, Fleeing Felon, Bank Freeze Problems, Path to Citizenship Scattered with Landmines, Regulatory Roundup and the Public Phone Directory.

Legal Services Journal - April 2007 Issue This issue or the LSJ highlights and article on State Funding for Civil Legal Services. You will also find articles on the state funding, refugees losing SSI benefits, regulatory roundup, Online CLE Credits, Lead Poisoning,

Legal Services Journal - February 2007 Issue The February 2007 issue of the Legal Services Journal feature article is on Civil Legal Services Funding. You will also find articles on the Health Care Budget, Online Trainings, Child Care Funding, the DAP Budget, Domestic Violence Funding, Regulatory Roundup, Empire Justice's Long Island Office and Disability Benefits.

 


2006 ISSUES

Legal Services Journal - December 2006 Issue The December 2006 issue of the Legal Services Journal features articles on $325 Million Settlement with Ameriquest Mortgage Company. You will also find articles on Consumer Issues, Conrad v. Perales Settlement, Email Scams, Regulatory Roundup, Inequity in Child Care Subsidy Eligibility and Administration, Expanding Access to Justice, Loan Repayment Assistance Program at Empire Justice Center, Access to Legal Services for Limited English, Proficiency Individuals, and articles on Disability Benefits.

Legal Services Journal - October 2006 Issue:  The October 2006 issue of the Legal Services Journal feature article is on Battered Immigrants. You will also find Medicaid, Birthing Expenses, Limited English Proficient Patients, Regulatory Roundup, Domestic Violence Homestead Exemptions, a New Law Providing Assigned Counsel, Domestic Violence in Ghana, Medicaid Manage Care and Disability Benefits.

Legal Services Journal - August 2006 Issue: The August 2006 issue of the Legal Services Journal feature article is our Legislative Round up. You will also find articles on Public Benefits, Consumer Issues, Domestic Violence, Lead Poisoning, Child Support, Medical Debt, and Disability Benefits.

 


2005 ISSUES

Legal Services Journal - August 2005 Issue:  This issue of the Legal Services Journal highlights an article on SSI/PA Budgeting Regulations.  You will also find information on the rent increase exemption program, the need to expand code enforcement powers, Medicaid Part D roll out, tax refunds, Empire Justice's legislative activities, lead paint poisoning prevention and the regulatory roundup.

Legal Services Journal - April 2005 Issue:  This issue of the Legal Services Journal highlights an article on the summary judgment in Teytelman v. Wing.  You will also find an article on the GULPILOR merger, SSA protection for domestic violence victims, Medicare drug benefit, the debtor's bill of rights, NYS health care proxy law, the status of the state budget & funding for Civil Legal Services, New HMDA regulations, identify theft, the regulatory roundup and the child support cooperation requirements.

 


2004 ISSUES

Legal Services Journal - December 2004 Issue:  This issue of th Legal Services Journal highlights an article on elderly and disabled immigrants suing for equal benefits.  Also in this issue are articles on our state legislative agenda, a settlement in Medicaid nursing cases, new policy on Medicaid eligibility of Immigrants issue by the NYS Department of Health, problems that SSI recipients may face with the electronic issuance of HEAP benefits, and information on the Governor's bill that protects the EITC from tax offset, You will also find an article written by Robert Briglio of Nassau Suffolk Law Services on a federal court action to assure accessible bus transportation and another article written by Valerie Bogart of Seflhelp Community Services, Inc. on the changes to Medicaid regulations concerning in-kind income that New York is considering. 

Legal Services Journal - October 2004 Issue:  This issue of the Legal Services Journal features and article on the restoration of cuts to Family Health Plus.  Also in this issue you will find our food stamp update, articles on student loan offsets, the VAWA grant to end violence against women with disabilities, the new Cohn Fellow and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Legal Project, children's health coverage and facilitated enrollers, the Regulatory Round-up and our domestic violence legislative update.

Legal Services Journal - June 2004 Issue:  This issue of the Legal Services Journal features and article on New Social Security Numbers for Domestic Violence Victims.  You will also find articles on the earned income disregard, child witnessing of domestic violence as neglect, SSI representative payee, proposed food stamp regulations implementing immigrant provisions of the 2002 Farm Bill issued by the USDA and the implementation of the food stamp eligibility and certification provisions of the 2002 Farm Bill.  You will also find our legislative update and Susan Antos's Regulatory Roundup.

 


 

2003 ISSUES

Legal Services Journal - December 2003 Issue:  This issue of the Legal Services Journal highlights an article on The New Medicare Act.  Also in this issue are articles on Yankel Teytelman, et.al. v. Brian J. Wing, Foreign Language in the Workplace, LSC final rule on immigrant classifications eligible to receive services from field legal services programs, 2004 COLA, the Earned Income Tax Credit, an article from the President and CEO and the Regulatory round up.

Legal Services Journal - October 2003 Issue:  This issue of the Legal Services Journal highlights an article on Thompson v Wing Food Stamp Overpayment settlement.  Also in this issue you will find the following articles:  New Census Data Shows Increase in Poverty, Number of Uninsured on the Rise, Cuts in VAWA Funding, GULP Urges Caution When Encouraging Marriage, Undocumented Farmworkers May Get Relief and Representation, Second Circuit Approves Fibromyalgia Case, The Rocky Road to State Medicaid Reform, New Yorks Responsible Lending Law, Clarification of SSA Policy Results in Regs and Rescissions, and the Regulatory Round up.

Legal Services Journal - August 2003 Issue:   This issue of the LSJ highlights an article titled Paratransit Riders Score Major Victory - What a Long STrange Trip It's Been...  You will also find articles on the New York's Stalking Law, State Cuts to Prescription Drugs in Home Care Program Vulnerable to Challenge Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Marked Limitations in Kid's SSI Cases, Medicaid Buy-In for the Working Disabled, Medicaid Reform, Immigrant Food Stamp Restorations, Food Stamp Program Updates and the Regulatory RoundUp.

Legal Services Journal - June 2003 Issue:  This issue of the LSJ highlights an article on HIPAA Hysteria.  You will also find articles on Medicaid victories in the legislation, GULP's testimony at the Child Care Hearings, the Anti-Attachment Statute, the Fair Hearing Subpoena Rule, LifeBridge, SSI's "Fugitive felon" provisions, new Child Care regulations, and the Regulatory Roundup.

Legal Services Journal - April 2003 Issue:  This issue fo the LSJ highlights an article on the Rodriguez v. DeBuono Settlement.  You will also find articles on First Department Overturns Family Court Findings of Neglect, New Health Law Attorney at GULP, Shelter Allowance Receives Administrative Judicial and Gubernatorial Attention, Asset Development, GULP's legislative agenda, Child Care Providers and Family & Child Health Plus, Disability Issues, Michael Hanley's Human Right's Honor and the Regulatory Roundup.

Legal Services Journal - February 2003 Issue:  This issue of the LSJ highlights an article on Fleeing Felons Ineligible for SSI.  You will also find articles on Addressing the State Budget Gap, Rollbacks in Family Health Plus, Predatory Sales: Rent to Own in NY, Governor Proposes to Codify Existing Shelter Allowances, Child Support Desk Review, UDDA Issues Policy Guidance on Immigrant Food Stamp Restoration, Immigrant Notes, SSI Pass-through, Reimbursement of Unpaid Medical Expenses Under FAmily Health Plus, BILA Grant, Hanna S. Cohn Fellow and the Regulatory Roundup.