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Our clientele represent the most at-risk members within metropolitan New York, including elderly and disabled individuals, families on welfare, battered women, children with special needs, immigrants and other low to no income New Yorkers.
NYLAG's services include legal assistance through direct representation, impact litigation, consultation for both social service professionals and their clients, community legal education, and volunteer programs for attorneys, law graduates, and students.
NYLAG's impressive 90 person staff is comprised of salaried and volunteer attorneys, case handlers, law students and other legal students, in addition to clerical volunteers. Students will be responsible for client Contact, research, writing as well as motion practice, discovery, and if desired, direct representation.
This is an excellent opportunity to not only learn the work of a legal services attorney but also to gain practical, hands on legal experience. Student Evaluations Spring student counseled Holocaust survivors on various compensation available to them and how to qualify for it.
Other students in previous placements performed legal research and writing. Alicia Hubbard The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia represent the interests of the United States in civil litigation, and respond to the public safety needs of the community by leading an effective, well-coordinated law enforcement effort that contributes to the overall goal of improving the quality of life in the District of Columbia.
Attorney's office has Fall Internship positions available for second and third year law students.
The students are needed to assist attorneys with case preparation within the Office on either semester credit or on a volunteer basis.
Students will perform a variety of functions, but their work will consist principally of legal research, writing and trial preparation. The JLM informs prisoners of their legal rights, shows them how to secure these rights through the judicial process, and guides them through the complex array of procedures and legal vocabulary that make up this system.
The JLM also instructs prisoners in techniques of legal research and explains the need to take note of important legal developments. Student Evaluations One Spring student reports, "It was a great placement.
I felt that I was able to contribute in a somewhat unique way by using my Spanish skills to help people who would otherwise not have access to information necessary to file an appeal on their case.
Student states, "I am struck by the "unpopularity" of certain causes among funders. Finding funding from firms, alumni, and foundations has been a challenge.
Efforts will have to continue through the summer and fall. Prisoners rights is a hard subject to sell.PREFACE. In the early hours of March 3, , a police chase in Los Angeles ended in an incident that would become synonymous with police brutality: the beating of a young man named Rodney King by members of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Public contributions to a review are called submissions. Submissions help to provide us with the information and opinions we need to write our reports and to recommend reform.
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A constitutional amendment is a modification of the constitution of a nation or state. In many jurisdictions the text of the constitution itself is altered; in others the text is not changed, but the amendments change its effect. The Victorian Law Reform Commission invites your comments on this consultation paper.
What is a submission?Submissions are your ideas or opinions about the law under review and how to improve it. This consultation paper contains a number of questions that seek to guide submissions.
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