Nov 12, 2014

Shawna Benston '14 and Michelle Chu '15 are the winners of a writing competition held by the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, which is a publication of the NYSBA's Elder and Special Needs Section.

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Nov 21, 2014
Mother Jones - "Rape is a crime of shame and humiliation," explains Marci Hamilton, an expert on statutes of limitations who teaches law at Yeshiva University.
Nov 21, 2014
LA Times - "There's the sense that the tide may be shifting," said Katharine Tinto, law professor at Cardozo School of Law in New York who has tracked stash-house robbery cases.
Nov 21, 2014
New York Times - “Is this where we want to put our law enforcement resources — giving people the opportunity to commit a crime and then putting them in prison for decades?” asked Katharine Tinto, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.
Nov 20, 2014
West Hawaii Today - The report, by the National Center for Access to Justice, measured how accessible the justice system is in four categories: attorney access for low-income litigants; support for self-represented litigants; support for litigants with limited language proficiency and support for people with disabilities.
Nov 20, 2014
Journal Courier - The National Center for Access to Justice oversees The Justice Index, which uses data from four categories to compare states’ access to the justice system — especially for the poor and those with disabilities.
Nov 19, 2014
The Ledger Independent - "Across the country, there are millions of people who don't have legal representation and face other barriers in their abilities to protect their interests and enforce their rights," said David Udell, the center's executive director. "Our Justice Index is our online resource in identifying best practices ... ensuring that people do have access to the justice system."

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