ALAA Urges the New York City Bar Association to Oppose a Constitutional Convention

ALAA President, Deborah Wright, submitted testimony to the New York City Bar Association’s Task Force on the New York State Constitution on Wednesday, urging them to oppose any attempt to open a Constitutional Convention.  “Our current State Constitution is one of the strongest in the nation in terms of protecting New York’s most vulnerable, the constituency Read more about ALAA Urges the New York City Bar Association to Oppose a Constitutional Convention[…]

ALAA Members Testify for the Right to Counsel in Housing Court

  ALAA member Taylor James testified today in favor of the Intro 214, a bill that was introduced by City Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson in March of 2014, would provide attorneys for tenants and homeowners at 125% of the poverty line who are facing eviction and foreclosure in Housing Court.  The bill, now Read more about ALAA Members Testify for the Right to Counsel in Housing Court[…]