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Brown v. Board of Education

This week in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of its most historic decisions, changing the social landscape of the nation. The justices ruled unanimously in Brown v. Board of Education that segregation of public schools based solely on race […]

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National Police Week

This week, we honor those public servants we too often take for granted, if not regarding them with wariness. But we owe much their service, especially the peace and safety of our neighborhoods and roads. It’s National Police Week, signed […]

by · May 18, 2017 · Law, Police Affairs
Raise The Age NY
July 11, 2013 - At Manhattan Municipal Building.

Independent Democratic Conference & Advocates to City: Clock is ticking to take our kids off Rikers Island

Independent Democratic Conference & Advocates to City: Clock is ticking to take our kids off Rikers Island IDC celebrates passage of Raise the Age and urges City to plan quickly New York, NY — Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Jesse Hamilton […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law
Raise The Age NY
July 11, 2013 - At Manhattan Municipal Building.

IDC delivers Raise the Age & historic immigrant legal aid fund in this year’s budget

IDC delivers Raise the Age & historic immigrant legal aid fund in this year’s budget State Budget Changes New York for the Better with higher wages, increased education funding & college affordability plans Albany, NY — Members of the Independent […]

Advocates praise Independent Democratic Conference on passage of Raise the Age

Advocates praise Independent Democratic Conference on passage of Raise the Age

Advocates praise Independent Democratic Conference on passage of Raise the Age Proposal was a priority for the IDC during this year’s session Albany, NY — Criminal justice advocates praised the Independent Democratic Conference for championing Raise the Age throughout the […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law
Report: Cutting College Costs – The IDC Plan to Make Higher Education Attainable by All

Report: Cutting College Costs – The IDC Plan to Make Higher Education Attainable by All

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate Bills to combat hate against religious groups after uptick in threats against JCCs and anti-Muslim incidents receive overwhelming support Albany, NY — Members of the New York State Senate overwhelmingly […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law, Religion
Senators Carlucci & Klein Host Raise the Age Round Table with Chief Judge Lippman & Advocates

Senators Carlucci & Klein Host Raise the Age Round Table with Chief Judge Lippman & Advocates

Senators Carlucci & Klein Host Raise the Age Round Table with Chief Judge Lippman & Advocates Discussion focused on crafting legislation and included an address by Chief Judge Lippman OSSINING, NY – As part of efforts to craft legislation raising […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law
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An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People

An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People By José Francisco Avila As previously announced, New York State Senator Rubén Díaz has introduced Senate Bill No. S07175 to amend the New York State […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Cultures, Editorials, Law
Officials Announce Reward, Lighting and Surveillance Improvements After West Farms Murder

Officials Announce Reward, Lighting and Surveillance Improvements After West Farms Murder

Officials Announce Reward, Lighting and Surveillance Improvements After West Farms Murder by David Greene A day after the mother of his four children was gunned down, the unintended victim caught between two teenagers, Angel Rosario, 51, met with a few […]

by · January 23, 2017 · Crime, Law, Local News
Independent Democratic Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York

Independent Democratic Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York

THE PRICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE: WHY RAISING THE AGE MAKES CENTS FOR NEW YORK Independent Democratic Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York New York — Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Diane […]

Legal Aid Attorneys Endorse Home Stability Support at Bronx Rally

Legal Aid Attorneys Endorse Home Stability Support at Bronx Rally

Legal Aid Attorneys Endorse Home Stability Support at Bronx Rally Dozens rally for Home Stability Support outside city’s busiest housing eviction court as Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – UAW Local 2325 formally announces support for innovative policy addressing homelessness […]

by · November 12, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Housing, Law
Bronx DA: Cases of Interested for the Week of October 24, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interested for the Week of October 24, 2016

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Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark Statement on Fatal Shooting of Deborah Danner by NYPD Sergeant

BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK STATEMENT ON FATAL SHOOTING OF DEBORAH DANNER BY NYPD SERGEANT “We have been informed that New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opted not to exercise his jurisdiction to investigate the fatal shooting […]

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of October 17, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of October 17, 2016