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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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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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Summer Intern Class of 2012

by CBJC StaffAugust 7, 2012

The City Bar Justice Center’s 2012 class of summer interns is wrapping up after a busy and productive summer.

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2012 Trafficking in Persons Report Released

by CBJC StaffJune 22, 2012

On June 19th, the U.S. State Department released its 2012 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Suzanne Tomatore, Director of the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children Project, attended the event in Washington, D.C., where Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff introduced the report and provided remarks.

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Taiwanese Delegation Visits Justice Center

by CBJC StaffJune 12, 2012

The City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women & Children Project (IWC) staff met at the City Bar with a Taiwanese Delegation hosted by the U.S. Department of State on Friday, June 8.

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Justice Center Project Director Travels to Europe with U.S. Delegation to Combat Trafficking

by CBJC StaffMay 23, 2012

Immigrant Women & Children Project Director Suzanne Tomatore attended a human trafficking seminar in Warsaw, Poland on May 14-16, 2012. She was invited to be part of the official U.S. delegation as the only non-governmental representative.

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