Central Park Five Prosecutor To Leave Columbia Law School

Seven years ago Ken Burns released documentary about the Central Park Five. Then as now, Columbia students petitioned the school to get rid of Lederer. But seven years ago, Columbia responded by whitewashing Lederer’s bio and ignoring student concerns. -- Abovethelaw.com

Central Park Five Prosecutor To Leave Columbia Law School

By Elie Mystal (Abovethelaw.com, Jun 12, 2019 at 7:43 PM )

Elizabeth Lederer, the lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five case, …

1199 SEIU Marks 60th Anniversary; Solidarity Was Key in Historic 1959 Victory

Before 1199: Hospitals were exempt from labor laws because they were considered charitable organizations. And the great majority of unions were reluctant to organize poverty-wage workers, most of whom were women of color.

1199 SEIU Marks 60th Anniversary; Solidarity Was Key in Historic 1959 Victory

By 1199 Magazine | March / April 2019

This year marks the 60th anniversary of 1199’s emergence as New York’s major healthcare union. The

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez Unveils Justice 2020 Reforms

"As we continue to reap the benefits of historic decreases in crime here in Brooklyn and across the country, now is the time to focus on reforming injustices in the system," said Eric Gonzalez

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez Unveils Justice 2020 Reforms

By Brooklyn District Attorney’s Press Office

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced a groundbreaking initiative to transform Brooklyn’s justice system into a progressive …

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