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Criminal Justice Reform In America: Confronting Reentry Challenges
The United States comprises about 4% of the world's population – and houses about 22% of the world's prison population. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that each year approximately
United States
10 Jul 2019
Baited, Abused, And Jailed: The Silent Plight Of Human Trafficking Victims
Thousands of women in the United States, who never knowingly or intentionally entered the sex industry, find themselves trapped in a world of unspeakable abuse.
United States
27 Mar 2019
Update: New York Governor Signs Gender Identity Discrimination Ban Into Law
On January 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).
United States
31 Jan 2019
Defending The Massachusetts Assault Weapons Ban
Earlier this month, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in support of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' ban on assault weapons, such as the AK-47 or the AR-15, and large-capacity magazines.
United States
30 Nov 2018
New York Law On Sealing Convictions Helps Some Begin A New Life
With over two million Americans behind bars, this country has the highest incarceration rate in the world.
United States
26 Nov 2018
New York Toughens Anti-Trafficking Law
What I thought would be a simple bill signing ceremony for legislation intended to protect children from sex trafficking turned out to be something more.
United States
4 Sep 2018
Gun Safety Now
Beyond learning about specific legislative and litigation efforts, one thing was clear from the event last week.
United States
6 Jun 2018
Combating Online Sex Trafficking Around The Globe
Proskauer represents a number of trafficking victims as part of our pro bono program.
United States
6 Apr 2018
Psychological Abuse Is A Form Of Grave Harm Under The Hague Convention
A team of Proskauer attorneys, on behalf of 12 leading non-profit organizations specializing in advocacy for victims of domestic violence, drafted an amicus brief in support of a mother seeking...
United States
17 Jan 2018
Human Trafficking And The Need To Go Beyond Pro Bono
Last month I had the honor of accepting an award on behalf of Proskauer that was presented by Gloria Steinem on behalf of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW).
United States
7 Nov 2017
Self-Help Discovery Does Not Immunize Employee From Prosecution, Says NJ Supreme Court
Ivonne Saavedra filed a lawsuit under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ("LAD") against her employer, the North Bergen Board of Education.
United States
26 Jun 2015
Connecticut Expands Restrictions On Employer Use Of Criminal Records
A new Connecticut law taking effect October 1 amends the state’s existing statute regulating employer use of criminal records in hiring and personnel decisions.
United States
21 Jan 2015
Michigan Protects Employers From Negligent Hiring And Retention Claims
On January 1, a new Michigan law took effect to protect companies that hire ex-offenders who go on to cause damage or injury during the course of their employment.
United States
16 Jan 2015
Crime (Policy) Does Pay – Sixth Circuit Holds That Endorsement Of Crime Policy Covers Losses From Hacker's Data Breach
Cyber hacking, data breaches and privacy concerns have become commonplace headlines.
United States
6 Sep 2012
Proskauer Pro Bono Victory In U.S. Supreme Court Ruling On Fair Sentencing Act
June 21, 2012 (New York) – Global law firm Proskauer won an important victory before the U.S. Supreme Court in a ruling today that the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 (FSA), which reduced the disparity in federal sentencing between crack and powder cocaine offenses, applies to defendants who were sentenced after its passage even though their offenses pre-dated the law.
United States
1 Jul 2012
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