100+ Organizations Urge de Blasio To Issue Eviction Moratorium And Close Housing Courts

Over 100 organizations across the city, spearheaded by the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition, sent a letter to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to issue a citywide eviction moratorium. Continue Reading →

Checklists In Finding A Lawyer When Setting Up A Startup Business

By Bretton Love

Startups, small businesses, and even independent contractors need to hire a lawyer for the required legal documents and any legal advice they might need. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Expanding Survivor Benefits And Strengthening Lead Laws

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1785 to expand healthcare benefits to surviving family members of City employees who die in the line of duty or who die from a 9/11-related illness. Continue Reading →

Senators Introduce Legislation To Require NY State To Release Demographic Data On Judges

Today, State Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and State Senator Luis R. Sepulveda (D-Bronx), Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Rebecca Kagan Sternhall As Director Of Federal Affairs

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the promotion of Rebecca Kagan Sternhell to the position of Director of Federal Affairs. She previously served as Deputy Director and General Counsel. Continue Reading →

Sweden Is Not The USA, As A$AP Rocky Alleged Victim Takes The Stand

9:09 AM PT — A$AP’s lawyer, Slobodan Jovicic, says the alleged victim’s testimony went as expected and referred to him as a storyteller … adding he plans to go at him Thursday during cross-examination. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announce Office For The Prevention Of Hate Crimes Opening

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) will open this summer and be embedded in the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. Continue Reading →


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