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Healing of the Spirit – National Pro Bono Week Event, October 5, 2015

September 9, 2015

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Please Join Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York on October 5, 2015 for the 5th Annual Pro Bono Celebration Event  hosted by…

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PLS Executive Director Voices Concern Over Clinton Lockdown

June 15, 2015

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Concern for the Men Still Behind Bars as Lockdown Continues, Michael Winerip, New York Times, June 14, 2015   For…

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PLS Executive Director Speaks Out on Clinton Escape

June 15, 2015

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Notoriety and Scorn Shadow Clinton Prison, Michael Winerip, New York Times, June 7, 2015 The two men who escaped the Clinton…

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Video About Incarcerated New Yorkers

February 3, 2015

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Sam Ferrone, a 14-year old, made a video about incarcerated New Yorkers for a school project. He interviewed advocates and…

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NYS Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights urges Reformation of Solitary Confinement in NY

January 26, 2015

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In December 2014, the NY State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, issued a scathing indictment of…

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PLS’ 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT – A HUGE SUCCESS!

November 21, 2014

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On October 24, 2014, PLS celebrated 40 years of Civil Legal services for incarcerated New Yorkers. The event was held…

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PRISONERS’ LEGAL SERVICES REACHES LANDMARK SETTLEMENT FOR JUVENILES

October 22, 2014

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PLS Landmark Settlement for Juveniles  

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New York State Bar Association Announces Denison Ray Award Winners

September 16, 2014

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Winnie Martin, Harris, O’Brien, Antos, Karen Murtagh, President Glenn Lau-Kee [Photo by Harvey Vlahos] For their dedication in helping low-income…

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IACHR Conducted a Visit to New York, United States

May 20, 2014

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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) conducted a visit to New York, United States, from April 7 to 10,…

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PLS Protects Prisoners’ Right to Call Witnesses At Tier III Hearings

November 15, 2013

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The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) has a 3-Tier disciplinary procedure for prisoners who are found guilty of…

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