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NYLAG’s lawyers and staff have deep expertise in civil legal issues, including domestic violence, education rights, healthcare access [Medicaid and Medicare], housing, immigration, LGBTQ rights, veterans’ rights, consumer law, employment law, government & pubic benefits, and much more.

Our experts have been featured on TV, online media, public awareness campaigns and radio, including in top tier outlets such as The New York Times, Fox, NPR, USA Today and more.

We believe in the role of media to disseminate truthful and accurate information in a timely fashion. To request one of our experts, or to get a statement or interview on current and relevant local New York or national issues affecting civil liberties, please contact us.

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Our Statements and Releases

Domestic Violence Awareness Month | ReThinkAccess ReThinkSystems

The last 18 months have exacerbated many barriers that survivors face when attempting to access justice. Many of the survivors we have spoken to during the pandemic have complained of increased barriers, including lack of language access, lack of access to technology and childcare, and heightened mistrust of the legal system and the police.

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NYLAG in the News

New York City Rent Increase: What You Need to Know

NYLAG’s Sophie Cohen contributed to this New York Times article on the impacts of recent rent increases in New York City. “When a rent-stabilized apartment has annual rent increases of this magnitude, it is no longer about affordability and sustainability for tenants.”

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