Amid the rise of such brazen anti-semitism in Queens and the rest of the U.S., the Brandeis Association continues to confront hatred and stand up for the Jewish community through advocacy and education initiatives.Read more
Next month, a mobile legal center will pull up to Rockaway Beach Boulevard and provide free legal assistance to peninsula residents. It one of the latest Queens stops for the innovative van.Read more
The vacant Queens House of Detention is one step closer to re-opening as a key component of the city’s plan to shutter Rikers Island.
On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the four proposed borough-based sites to replace Rikers. The Queens jail will be located at 126-02 82nd Avenue, the site of the vacant House of Detention, which closed as a cost-cutting measure in 2002.
On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the four proposed borough-based sites to replace Rikers.
The laptops are back.
Actress Sean Young was accused of stealing two laptops from an Astoria movie production company that recently fired her, but by Wednesday, the devices appeared at her attorney’s office in Manhattan.Read more
By Rob Abruzzese Queens Daily Eagle Federal court judge Brian Cogan ruled against a motion by the defense of MexicanRead more
More than 100 organizations rallied in New York City Monday to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a law creating a prosecutorial misconduct commission.
The watchdog would monitor and investigate claims of prosecutorial misconduct involving the state’s 62 district attorney offices.
“New York has an ugly stain as one of the states with the most wrongful convictions,” said Assembly Member Nick Perry from Brooklyn during a rally at 60 Centre Street Monday. “The governor should stand with us and sign this law.”Read more
By Verena Dobnik Associated Press Actress Sean Young was under investigation Monday in Queens after the alleged theft of twoRead more
By Victoria Merlino Queens Daily Eagle Five years after the brutal hazing death of a Baruch College freshman from Flushing,Read more
By David Brand Queens Daily Eagle The court officers who staff Queens courts are an elite group, selected from amongRead more
As another semester begins at the St. John’s School of Law, second and third-year students to apply their legal training through the school’s various legal clinics.
There are currently 10 in-house and partner clinics at St. John’s Law, including the Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic. The school also hosts 11 academic centers, including the Public Interest Center.
School of Law spokesperson Lori Herz said the experience that students gain in the clinics and centers often “seals the deal” for those considering careers in public interest law.Read more