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Domestic Violence Legal Update: Fair Access, Sexual Assault, and Victims’ Rights
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6pm


This program will provide an update on statutory and case law affecting domestic survivors, with a particular focus on legal developments over the past five years. For attorneys who represent survivors or who are simply interested in the latest advances and setbacks for these clients, this program will cover expanded access to the Family Court, the addition of sexual assault offenses under Article 8, and the availability of a cause of action under developing tort law.

MODERATOR:
Terry D. Lawson, Staff Attorney, Legal Services NYC - Bronx

SPEAKER :
Laura A. Russell, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Family / Domestic Violence Unit, Legal Aid Society, Bronx Neighborhood Office; Stephanie Nilva, Esq., Executive Director, Day One; and Madeline Lee Bryer, Esq., Madeline Lee Bryer PC

SPONSORING/CO-SPONSORING COMMITTEE:
Domestic Violence Committee, Sandra Park, Chair

Please contact tlawson@bx.ls-nyc.org to register.

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