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The Justice Center News blog features our advocacy on issues affecting low-income New Yorkers today and the latest CBJC happenings.  For press releases, click here. For publications, click here.

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Thanksgiving Sunday in the Rockaways – by Lynn M. Kelly

by CBJC StaffNovember 30, 2012

It was cold and blustery in the Rockaways on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, when the City Bar Justice Center travelled to the Rockaways with eleven pro bono attorneys.

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Justice Center Mobilizes Clinics in the Rockaways for Hurricane Sandy Victims

by CBJC StaffNovember 19, 2012

This past weekend the City Bar Justice Center mobilized around 30 trained pro bono lawyers to staff clinics at two sites on both Saturday and Sunday in the storm-ravaged Rockaways. The volunteers gave brief advice to 59 clients and provided information to additional folks who stopped by with basic questions.

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City Bar Justice Center Presents Fourth Annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service

by CBJC StaffOctober 23, 2012

On Monday, October 22nd, the City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar Association, presented the fourth annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Outstanding Pro Bono Service.

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Justice Center Hosts Its Third Deferred Action Clinic

by CBJC StaffOctober 10, 2012

Last week the City Bar Justice Center hosted its third clinic for young people applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which if granted would make them eligible for work authorization.

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Jamie Dyce: Providing Peace of Mind Through the Law

by CBJC StaffSeptember 20, 2012

Last week, the New York Law Journal honored Jamie Dyce of Duane Morris as one of their “Lawyers Who Lead By Example,” citing her extraordinary 200-hour-per-year pro bono commitment. The City Bar Justice Center was delighted to see Jamie recognized in the Law Journal, because since 2009 many of those 200 hours have been devoted to the Justice Center’s Elderlaw and Cancer Advocacy Projects.

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Citigroup, Barclays and Goldman Sachs Partner for Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project Clinic

by CBJC StaffSeptember 4, 2012

Lawyers and legal professionals from Barclays, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup recently partnered to provide pro bono legal services at a Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) legal clinic.

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