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The Brian Lehrer Show

Legal Help a Year After Sandy

Monday, October 28, 2013

Yisroel Schulman, co-founder, president, and, attorney at large at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), talks about the Storm Response Unit and what kind of assistance is still available a year after Sandy struck.

 

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WNYC News

Legal Services On the Go

Friday, December 16, 2011

A large truck with the words “Access to Justice” written on it has been making its way through low-income communities on the outskirts of Brooklyn and the Bronx this week. Its purpose is to bring the courts and free legal services to people who often don’t have access either because of language barriers, physical disabilities or other issues. It’s the first of its kind in the state. 

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WNYC News

For More and More Low-Income New Yorkers, Civil Legal Services Are Just Out of Reach

Friday, September 30, 2011

With one in five New Yorkers now living in poverty, the need for civil legal services will increase. Already each year more than 2.3 million of the city’s poor residents navigate the state’s justice system without legal assistance.

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