On June 5, 2015, CAL's Justice First Project received the New York State Bar Association's Award for Excellence in Mandated Representation. The Justice First Project's nomination was supported by members of the private bar and a former CAL client whose conviction was successfully vacated.
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COA holds: Cursing at a police officer in the subway provides no basis for an arrest for disorderly conduct; weapon suppressed, indictment dismissed
CAL Client Wins Parole on Initial Appearance
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