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Lawyers assigned to represent children and low-income litigants in matters such as child neglect and domestic violence are quitting due to low pay. Gov. Kathy Hochul is being urged to increase their hourly rate in the pending April 1 budget.
The incident comes after a report commissioned in the wake of last summer's racial justice protests uncovered pervasive institutional racism within the New York State Court system.
At least some of the complaints were substantiated by the city's Civilian Complaint Review Board, the attorney for one of the defendants said.
Thanks to pressure from conservatives, 16- and 17-year-olds accused of felonies would still end up in criminal court.
The suspect allegedly forced the girl to perform oral sex.
Via Daily News In the spring, real inroads were made for
After poring over NY State data, the NY Times suggests that
A 16-year-old Staten Island girl faces up to a year in jail
Cops have a suspect in the shooting of orthodontist dad Daniel Malakov
The custody battle over Michelle Malakov, a 4-year-old who witnessed her father
The Newark police arrested a third suspect in the murders of
This week The Observer plays the role of that guy at the
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