Social Justice

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A Slumlord in Newburgh

How one landlord's poor track record reflects a systemic failure.

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Will New York’s Green Light Law Get the Green Light Everywhere?

Opposition remains strong to the bill Cuomo signed this summer, which is set to go into effect next month.

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A Helping Hand

Advocating for immigrants’ rights in the Hudson Valley.

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Restorative Justice and the Ulster County DA Race

The fight for the top law enforcement position in the county pits an experienced prosecutor against a reformist victims' rights attorney.

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New York Farmworkers Finally Have Labor Rights, But the Fight Isn’t Over

New legislation gives agricultural laborers the right to unionize and collect overtime pay, but neither side is thrilled with the final law.

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Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.

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The Rent Is Too Damn High

New legislation allows municipalities across the state to opt in to rent stabilization laws

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Justice Delayed, Not Denied

Luis Martinez is an Undocumented Immigrant. But a Judge in the Southern District of New York Ruled that Everyone on American Soil Has a Right to Justice.