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We Must Honor the Rule of Law for Desperate Children at the U.S. Border

Lenni Benson | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Lenni Benson

Regardless of their origin, all children have the same right to due process before the law. We should guarantee "equality under the law" not by lowering standards for more kids, but by raising standards for all kids.

New Global Child Support Convention Holds Promise for Millions of Children Worldwide

Ulysses Smith | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Ulysses Smith

When global statistics show that single parents face disproportionately high rates of poverty, the importance of collecting cross-border child support cannot be overstated.

New York State's Pro Bono Requirement a Step in the Right Direction

Jimmy Dahroug | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Jimmy Dahroug

New York will soon become the first state in the nation to require pro bono service with Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman's recent decision to mandate fifty hours of pro bono work as part of admission to the bar.

NY Judges Hold Foreclosure Lawyers Responsible For 'Ludicrous' Filings

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As foreclosure cases continue to pour into courts, judges in New York are holding their fellow legal professionals accountable for their role in perpe...