Projects

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    • Women’s Center for Victim Protection

      Through the Women’s Clinic for Victim Protection (WCVP), NYLAG provides free legal services in criminal proceedings to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking. The WCVP helps crime victims enforce their rights regarding Detention of the defendant before trial, pleas, and sentencing Sentencing Challenging invasive pretrial discovery Making victim impact statements before sentencing […]

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    • Asian Women’s Initiative

      The Asian Women’s Initiative at NYLAG helps Asian victims of domestic violence in New York City. Attorneys provide culturally and linguistically competent legal assistance, housing aid, counseling, and other services to domestic violence victims to help them overcome barriers and permanently escape their abusive situations. Our goal is to ensure victims understand their rights and can pursue […]

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    • Project Eden / Nedivot

      Project Eden NYLAG’s Project Eden works with the Orthodox Jewish community to raise awareness of domestic violence and make resources available to victims. Since launching in 2002 out of the Kings County DA’s Office, over 550 women have benefited from Project Eden’s network of services, and over 1000 individuals have attended educational programming. Project Eden’s […]

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    • Domestic Violence Clinical Center

      NYLAG’s Domestic Violence Clinical Center (DVCC) was started in 1998 with a firm belief that the law is an invaluable tool for combating domestic abuse, and for helping to alleviate the physical and emotional burdens faced by victims and their families. DVCC’s work has shown not only the power of the law to create new lives for […]

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    • Courtroom Advocates Project

      NYLAG has been a Program Partner with the Courtroom Advocates Project (CAP) since its inception in 1997. CAP is a unique program that provides trained, supervised law students to assist domestic violence victims in a range of services including direct in-court advocacy and referrals to counseling and shelter. As of January 2012, NYLAG has helped […]

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    • Appellate Representation

      NYLAG’s Domestic Violence Appellate Representation Project (ARP) appeals domestic violence cases on behalf of battered women denied justice in lower courts. Battered women often face complex legal and factual situations, and they may lack the ability and resources to present their cases effectively in family or divorce courts.  However, cases in which battered women have lost […]

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