Selected Public Statements

(Selected list. For additional writing, see chronological archives on this site.)

Publications

•In Defense of Civil Liberties (Criminal Defense Weekly, Jan. 15, 2003)

•Union Members Meet, March To Protest Iraq War (Labor Notes, Dec. 2002)

•New York City Labor Against the War (Public resolution, Sept. 27, 2001)

•Legal Help for Poor (Chief-Leader, April 27, 2001)

•P.D.’s War on Men of Color (Chief-Leader, March 9, 2001)

•Judge Alexander Remembered (NY Law Journal, April 27, 2000)

•Legal Aid Union Defends Protesters Arrested After Cops Are Acquitted (Labor Notes, April 2000)

•Bronx Defenders Peddle a Myth (National Law Journal, Feb. 28, 2000)

•In Defense of Free Speech, Civil Rights and Labor in New York City (Public resolution, Dec. 23, 1999)

•Report on New Giuliani Administration Attacks on Legal Aid Society Criminal Funding (ALAA and 1199SEIU, June 24, 1999)

•Labor Joins Protests Over New York Police Killing (Labor Notes, May 1999)

•History of the ALAA (National Lawyers Guild/NYC annual journal, March 26, 1999)

•Against Giuliani’s Participation in Labor Day Parade (NYC Central Labor Council resolution, June 13, 1997)

•Questions and Answers Concerning NACDL Resolution on NYC Legal Aid (ALAA, April 29, 1997)

•Attacks by Giuliani Administration on The Legal Aid Society (NLG, NCBL, CCR, NECCL joint resolution, Sept. 10, 1996)

•Legal Aid Society Sues Giuliani Administration (NYC News, National Lawyers Guild–NYC, Aug./Sept. 1996)

•Statement for L.A. District Attorneys and Public Defenders (UAW, Dec. 1995)

•Affiliation Agreement Between the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys and the United Auto Workers (ALAA/UAW, September 13, 1995)

•Competition for Indigent Defense—Good for New York? (Legal Aid Society, Sept. 7, 1995)

•Questions And Answers About CAB/CDD Staff Attorney Layoffs (ALAA, April 7, 1995)

•Quality Legal Representation for New York (ALAA, Oct. 21, 1994)

•Facts About Legal Aid Representation (ALAA, Oct. 18, 1994)

•Briefing Paper on 1994 Contract Economic Issues (ALAA, Sept. 29, 1994)

•Questions And Answers About a Legal Aid Attorney Strike in 1994 (ALAA, Sept. 29, 1994)

•Shedding Light on Legal Aid (NY Newsday, July 8, 1994)

•Sentencing Angela Thompson (NY Law Journal op ed, April 18, 1994)

•Three Strikes And You’re Out, Mario (NY Newsday op-ed, Feb. 3, 1994)

•Staff Attorney Union Manual (ALAA, February 1994)

•Evaluation of 1992 Contract Strategy and Options for 1994 (ALAA, Dec. 22, 1993)

•A Plan To Curtail Street Crime and Turf Wars (American Lawyer, June 1993)

•Unionism Thrives in Public Interest Firms (National Law Journal, May 17, 1993)

•Affirmative Action at New York Legal Aid (ALAA, Sept. 15, 1992)

•Briefing Paper on Legal Aid Society Staff Attorney Salaries (ALAA, July 15, 1992)

•Statement on the Rodney King Beating Trial Verdict (ALAA, May 20, 1992)

•About Los Angeles, This Means War (NY Newsday op ed, May 4, 1992)

•Commission’s Ruling On Conduct Decried (NY Law Journal, Feb. 19, 1992)

•Children’s Counsel Award Was “Highly Political” (Manhattan Lawyer, Nov. 1990)

•Legal Aid Bargaining 1990 Briefing Paper (ALAA, Oct. 19, 1990)

•Wrong Way to Fight Crime (NY Times op ed, Oct. 6, 1990)

•Our Drug Laws Are to Blame (NY Newsday op ed, Aug. 30, 1990)

•Legal Aid Deserves Funding Priority (Manhattan Lawyer, July/Aug. 1990)

•Report From the Front Line: The Bennett Plan, Street Level Drug Enforcement in New York City and the Legalization Debate, 18 Hofstra L. Rev. 795 (Spring 1990)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Protest Contract Bid (Amsterdam News op-ed, March 31, 1990)

•Courts’ Double Standard (Newsday, Oct. 20, 1989)

•In Criminal Court, It Pays to Be White (LA Daily Journal op-ed, Oct. 4, 1989)

•N.Y. Justice: Not Color Blind (NY Times op ed, Sept. 29, 1989)

•Institutionalized Racism In The Criminal-Justice System, (City Sun, Aug. 17-23, 1988)

•An Open Letter on the Goetz Trial (City Sun, July 15-21, 1987)

•Vietnam Vets, Their War Goes On (WIN Magazine, Sept. 15, 1982)

Other Public Statements

•Patriot Act: Attack on Labor and the Growing Resistance (Speaker, Conference on Reframing 911: Alternatives to Endless War — We Must Connect the Dots, Saint John the Divine, NYC, Sept. 14, 2003)

A Contractor’s Commission Payment Sparks Probe (News report, Village Voice, Jan. 22, 2003)

•Signs of Peace in DC (News report, AlterNet, Jan. 20, 2003)

•No War on Iraq (Speaker, Speaker, D.C. rally, C-Span, Jan. 18, 2003)

•Workers Against War (News report, Counterpunch, Jan. 17, 2003)

•Public Sector Unions Against the War (Speaker, DC 37 forum, Jan. 13, 2003)

•Transit Workers Contract (Speaker, City Hall rally, Dec. 16, 2002)

•Unions Across Country Raise Concerns About Potential War (News report, Workday Minnesota, Dec. 9, 2002)

•Antiwar Labor Pains (News report, The Nation, Dec. 9, 2002)

•Labor and the War (Speaker, National Labor Conf. Against Taft Hartley and Union Busting, Dec. 7, 2002)

•Unions Against the War (News report, In These Times, Dec. 6, 2002)

•McBride, Death City Radicals: The Counterculture in the New Left in 1960s Los Angeles, in McMillan and Buhle, The New Left Revisited (Temple University Press, Dec. 2002)(News report)

•Thousands Join Peace Protest In San Francisco (News report, Campus Times, Nov. 1, 2002)

•Labor’s Opportunity (News report, Indypendent, Oct. 29, 2002)

•Stop the War on Iraq (Speaker, D.C. rally, C-Span, Oct. 26, 2002)

•Labor Against War (Speaker, Teach-Out on the Prospects of War, CUNY Grad. Center, Oct. 24, 2002)

•The Past Year and the Challenges Ahead (Opening speaker, NYC Labor Against the War Organizing Conf., Oct. 19, 2002)

•Conference Focuses On Labor Problems (News report, DesiTalk In New York, Oct. 11, 2002)

•Uncertain Times: History, Current Situation, Challenges for the Future (Speaker, Labor’s Voices/LaborTech Conf. Sept. 28, 2002)

•Codling v. City Of New York, Sept. 20, 2002, N.Y.L.J. 27, (col. 1) (SDNY)(News report, false arrest suit)

•Labor Solidarity With Immigrant Workers and Detainees (Speaker, NYC rally, Sept. 7, 2002)

•NY Conference Examines Role Of Labor Media (News report, Workday Minnesota, Aug. 26, 2002)

•United Call for an Independent 9-11 Truth Commission (Signatory, June 18, 2002)

•Making Labor History Today (Speaker, AFSCME DC 37 forum, May 16, 2002)

•America: Terrorism and War After Sept. 11 (Speaker, University of Toronto conf., May 2, 2002)

•Workers’ Rights after 9/11: Who’s Paying for Patriotism? (Speaker, National Lawyers Guild annual conf., April 30, 2002)

•IMF and World Bank in the “War on Terror” (Interview, BBC-Radio, April 20, 2002)

•Labor Against the War (Speaker, D.C. rally, Pacifica Radio, April 20, 2002)

•Civil Rights in a Time of War (Speaker, Grand Street Settlement forum, April 17, 2002)

•Improving Public Defense of Indigents in NYC (Speaker, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Grad. Lecture Series, April 8, 2002)

•Must Our Civil Liberties Be Relinquished Under the Threat of Terrorism? (Speaker, Columbia University School of Law, Center for Public Interest Law, April 5, 2002)

•Indigent Defense in NYC (Speaker, CUNY Law School, April 3, 2002)

•Amnesty International Targets INS For Treatment Of 9/11 Detainees (News report, In These Times, March 29, 2002)

•Repeal the Rockefeller Drug Laws (Speaker, Albany rally, March 26, 2002)

•New Outcry Over Jailed Immigrants (News report, Daily News, March 25, 2002)

•Giving Detainees a Voice/B’klyn Protests Continue, Joined By Labor Unions (News report, Newsday, March 24, 2002)

•Ruling In Volpe Raises Question (Signatory, NY Law Journal, March 5, 2002)

•Labor Against the War (Speaker, Campuses Against War Conf., Columbia University, Feb. 23, 2002)

•Post-9/11 Contamination of Lower Manhattan (Interview, WCBS-TV News, Feb. 8, 2002)

•Ground Zero at the World Economic Forum (News report, AlterNet, Feb. 4, 2002)

•World Economic Forum (Speaker, NYC rally, Feb. 2, 2002)

•WEF, War, Lay Offs and Budget Cuts Fighting Corporate Globalization After 9/11 (Speaker, NYC forum, Jan. 30, 2002)

•Is the Bush “War On Terrorism” In the Interests Of Working People? (Speaker, Capital District Labor Committee for Peace and Justice forum, Dec. 14, 2001)

•War and Labor (Speaker, Teach-In, DC Labor Committee for Peace and Justice, Dec. 1, 2001)

•Anti-war Protest–100,000 March in London Against War In Afghanistan (News report, Spectrezine, Nov. 23, 2001)

•Stop the War: Største antikrigsdemonstration i England siden Vietnamkrigen (News report, Netavisen, Nov. 19, 2001)

•Unheard Voices: Opposition to the War in the USA (Speaker, University of London forum, Nov. 19, 2001)

•London Anti-war March Attracts 15,000 Protesters (News report, Independent, Nov. 19, 2001)

•Students Support GSOC and Decry War At Park Rally (News report, NYU News, Nov. 19, 2001)

•NY City Anti-War Union Activist Michael Letwin (Interview, Labournet, Nov. 19, 2001)

•Stop the War (Speaker, London rally, BBC-TV, Nov. 18, 2001)

•Shape of the Resistance (Speaker, NYC Globalization and Resistance Conf., Nov. 17, 2001)

•Ashes Fell as UAW Members Fled from the Carnage (News report, Solidarity, Nov. 2001)

•‘Justice, Not Vengeance,’ Some Union Heads Oppose ‘Bush War’ (News report, Chief-Leader, Oct. 26, 2001)

•Stop the War, Defend Free Speech (Speaker, CCNY, Oct. 25, 2001)

•War in Afghanistan (Speaker, Rutgers-Newark Student Government Teach-In, Oct. 23, 2001)

•Chasing Windmills of Peace (Speaker, World Affairs Forum, Oct. 18, 2001)

•NYC Labor Against the War (Speaker, Union Sq. press conf., Oct. 4, 2001)

•Academic/Activist Call For Peace (Signatory, Sept. 27, 2001)

•We Protest the Arrest of Labor Rights Activists in Indonesia (Signatory, June 9, 2001)

•Rockefeller Drug Laws (Testimony, NYS Senate Democratic Task Force on Criminal Justice Reform, May 4, 2001)

•Defend Public Higher Education (Speaker, PSC-CUNY rally, April 24, 2001)

•Public Worker Rebellion: The Case of NYC (Speaker, Labor Notes Conf., April 22, 2001)

•Police Abuse: From the Picketline to the Community (Speaker, Labor Notes Conf., April 21, 2001)

•To What Degree Will the Rockefeller Laws Be Changed (News report, Amsterdam News, April 19, 2001)

•Second Felony Offender Laws (Testimony, Statewide Black and Puerto Rican/Latino Substance Abuse Task Force, April 12, 2001)

•Legal Ethics Issues for Public Defenders (Speaker, Fordham Law School, March 28, 2001)

•Labor For Justice: A New Labor-Community Alliance (Speaker, Critical Resistance East, March 10, 2001)

•Crisis in NYC Indigent Criminal Defense (Speaker, Critical Resistance East Conf., March 10, 2001)

•Black History Month Celebration (Speaker, Transport Workers Union Local 100, Feb. 24, 2001)

•Defend Pacifica Radio (Speaker, NYC rally, Feb. 13, 2001)

•Rockefeller Drug Laws (Testimony, NYS Senate Democratic Task Force on Criminal Justice Reform, Dec. 4, 2000)

•CA v. Han (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, July 20, 2000)

•Knowing Your Rights: What to do When Confronted (Speaker, NYU Student Community Empowerment Conf., April 14, 2000)

•Cops Bring Tension to the Dorismond Funeral (News report, Village Voice, April 11, 2000)

•Diallo, Dorismond and Police Abuse (Speaker, WBAI-Radio forum, April 9, 2000)

•Coalitions and Reform (Speaker, Thirtieth Anniversary Conf. of the Assn. for Union Democracy, April 8, 2000)

•Patrick Dorismond Funeral (Interview, Democracy Now!, March 27, 2000)

•Cops Can’t Shoot People for Talking Back (News report, Newsday, April 23, 2000)

•FL v. Rich (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, March 21, 2000)

•Black Ribbon Campaign for Police Abuse Victims (Speaker, NYC City Hall press conf., March 18, 2000)

•Activists Preach Militancy, Cite Lessons of Transit Talks (News report, Chief-Leader, March 17, 2000)

•Police Brutality and Racial Profiling (Speaker, First Unitarian Congregational Society, March 15, 2000)

•Crime and Banishment: Rethinking Public Policy (Speaker, Conf. on Matters of Life and Death, Dept. of Philosophy Rutgers-Newark, March 4, 2000)

•Transit Wars: Lessons For Public Employees (Speaker, City Workers for Real Change Forum, March 3, 2000)

•Police Acquittals in Diallo Murder Trial (Speaker, UN Plaza rally, Feb. 27, 2000)

•NY v. Boss (Diallo homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Feb. 22, 2000)

•Giuliani Gags Transit Workers-With Willie’s Okay (News report, Hell on Wheels, January 2000)

•First Amendment Takes a “New Direction” In Court and On the Streets (News report, NYC News, National Lawyers Guild, Jan. 28, 2000).

•Labor Law, Collective Bargaining and Union Elections (Speaker, PSC-CUNY New Caucus training school, Jan. 7, 2000)

•City Withdraws Its Court Case Against TWU (News report, Chief-Leader, Dec. 31, 1999)

•Defense of Transit Workers’ Free Speech (Speaker, NYCLU Press Conf., Dec. 23, 1999)

•Giuliani Injunction Against TWU Local 100 (Speaker, NYC rally, Dec. 15, 1999)

•City Withdraws Its Court Case Against TWU (News report, Chief-Leader, Dec. 12, 1999)

•Stop the Klan in NYC (Speaker, Foley Square rally, Oct. 23, 1999)

•FL v. Eagan (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Aug. 16, 1999)

•NYC Government Charter Reform (Testimony, NYC Charter Revision Commission, Aug. 5, 1999)

•Municipal Labor Contracts (Speaker, City Workers for Real Change forum, May 7, 1999)

•Police Abuse (Speaker, Amadou Diallo memorial, Bronx, May 31, 1999)

•Battle For Democracy Invigorates NYC Labor (News report, Union Democracy Review, May 1999)

•Court Officials Probe Threats Made to Judge (News report, NY Law Journal, April 12, 1999)

•Lawyer Cuffed In Courtroom For Rudeness (News report, NLYJ, April 5, 1999)

•Legal Aid Celebrates 30th Anniversary (News report, NY Law Journal, March 30, 1999)

•Thirtieth Anniversary of the ALAA (Speaker, National Lawyers Guild/NYC Annual Dinner, March 26, 1999)

•Protests Against Police Slip Into ‘Mainstream’ (News report, Newsday, March 23, 1999)

•Attorneys for Amadou Diallo (Speaker, press conf. and civil disobedience, March 22, 1999)

•Giuliani’s Attack on Legal Aid (Speaker, City Workers For Real Change Founding Conf., March 6, 1999)

•Restructuring New York Legal Aid (Speaker, National Legal Aid & Defender Assn. Conf., Dec. 10, 1998)

•Indigent Defense in New York (Testimony, NYS Defender Assn. & League of Women Voters, Oct. 14, 1998)

•Solidarity Forever (News report, NY Forward, July 31, 1998)

•TX v. Mowbray (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Jan. 20, 1998)

•Schools’ Ban on Indian Names Is What Radical Student Paper Fought for 25 Years Ago (News report, LA Times, Sept. 22, 1997)

•Public Defender Unions (Speaker, Organization of Public Defenders of Georgia conf., Sept. 15, 1997)

•Tribute to Akil Al-Jundi (Speaker, 1199SEIU memorial, July 25, 1997)

•FL v. Campbell (Racial assault trial commentator, CourtTV, April 20, 1997)

•Legal Aid Staff In Certain Years Wins Pay Raises (News report, NY Law Journal, Feb. 3, 1997)

•Tough Times Face New Legal Aid Head (News report, NY Law Journal, Dec. 2, 1996)

•Legal Aid’ers Sue, Charge ‘Retaliation’ (News report, Chief-Leader, Nov. 8, 1996)

•Does Public Humiliation Act As a Deterrent to Crime? (Guest, NewsTalk TV, June 26, 1996)

•Racial Disparity in Sentencing (Guest, NewsTalk TV, April 11, 1996)

•Affirmative Action Builds Democracy (Signatory, NY Times ad., April 7, 1996)

•Why the UAW? (Speaker, forum for Los Angeles public defenders and district attorneys, Dec. 5, 1995)

•Should Children Who Kill Be Punished As Adults? (Guest, NewsTalk TV, Nov. 29, 1995)

•Fight Against Sweatshops (Speaker, UNITE! rally, NYC, Oct. 26, 1995)

•Three-Strikes Sentencing Laws (Guest, NewsTalk TV, Oct. 19, 1995)

•Attorneys at Legal Aid Affiliate With AFL-CIO (News report, Chief-Leader, Oct. 13, 1995)

•Rejuvenation Begins at Legal Aid As Hiring of Lawyers is Planned (News report, NY Law Journal, Oct. 2, 1995)

•Should Attorneys Have Access to Police Personnel Files? (Guest, NewsTalk TV, Sept. 27, 1995)

•Save Funds for Legal Services (Speaker, NYC rally, June 19, 1995)

•Indigent Criminal Defense in Connecticut (Affidavit, Rivera v. Rowland, June 15, 1995)

•Mandatory Minimum Sentencing (Guest, NewsTalk TV, June 1, 1995)

•Fighting Giuliani and the Cuts, An Alternative City Budget (Speaker, Brecht Forum, May 18, 1995)

•Defend CUNY Funding (Speaker, City Hall rally, April 25, 1995)

•Changing Nature of the Professions and Professionalism (Speaker, National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education conf., April 24, 1995)

•Race, Class and the Law (Speaker, University College-Newark, April 13, 1995)

•Legal Service Award (Recipient, Village Independent Democrats, April 10, 1995)

•Can He Build A Cravath For The Poor? (News report, American Lawyer, April 1995)

•Mass Defense: On the Front Lines (News report, NYC News, National Lawyers Guild, April 1995)

•Legal Aid Funding (Testimony, NYC Council Committee On Finance, March 8, 1995)

•Resolution for a Federal Commission on Drug Policy (Signatory, National Coalition for Drug Policy Change, Feb. 13, 1995)

•Legal Aid Funding (Interview, Good Day NY, WNYW-TV, Feb. 9, 1995; NY1-TV, Feb. 8, 1995)

•For Legal Aid And the City, Peace at Last (News report, NY Times, Jan. 29, 1995)

•‘94 Ends on Downbeat Note for Some in the Law (News report, NY Law Journal, Jan. 3, 1995)

•Greenberg Named Legal Aid Director (News report, NYC News, National Lawyers Guild, Dec. 1994)

•Amid Turmoil, Legal Aid Names New Top Executive (News report, NY Times, Nov. 15, 1994)

•State of Legal Aid (Speaker, Legal Aid Society annual meeting, Nov. 14, 1994)

•Legal Aid Supervisors Cut by Two-Thirds (News report, NY Law Journal, Nov. 14, 1994)

•Giuliani Sends Contract Offer To Legal Aid (News report, NY Times, Nov. 12, 1994)

•A New Round For Legal Aid And Giuliani (News report, NY Times, Oct. 30, 1994)

•Council: Get Real (News report, NY Newsday, Oct. 28, 1994)

•Budget Cuts to Mean Layoff Trials for Legal Aid Lawyers (News report, NY Newsday, Oct. 27, 1994)

•Legal Aid Hit Hard by Mayor’s Budget Cuts (News report, NY Law Journal, Oct. 26, 1994)

•Union Rally for Justice (Speaker, Columbia University, Oct. 18, 1994)

•Is New York City Still a Union Town? (News report, NY Newsday, Oct. 16, 1994)

•Legal Aid Staff Okay Accord (News report, Chief-Leader, Oct. 14, 1994)

•City Negotiations With Legal Aid Expected Shortly (News report, NY Law Journal, Oct. 14, 1994)

•What’s Going on in the Big Apple? (Guest, Labor at the Crossroads TV, October 14, 1994)

•NLRB Looking Into Possible Illegality of Giuliani Threats in Legal Aid Strike (News report, BNA Current Developments, Oct. 13, 1994)

•Labor Relations Board to Investigate City’s Role in Negotiations on Legal Aid Contract (News report, NY Times, Oct. 8, 1994)

•Legal Aid Lawyers End NYC Walkout (News report, Boston Globe, Oct. 6, 1994)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Ended Their Strike, Are Back At Work (Interview, NPR, Oct. 6, 1994)

•Legal Aid Strike (Interview, WINS-Radio News, Oct. 6, 1994)

•Abogados de Asistencia Legal Vuelven al Trabajo (News report, El Diario/La Prensa, Oct. 6, 1994)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Back on the Job (News report, Daily News, Oct. 6, 1994)

•Giuliani’s Hard Line Breaks Strike At New York City Legal Services (News report, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 6, 1994)

•Mayor’s Ultimatum Led to Legal Aid Settlement (News report, NY Times, Oct. 6, 1994)

•NYC Legal Aid Lawyers Back To Work (News report, UPI, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Giuliani Warns Legal Aid Lawyers (News report, Boston Globe, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Lawyers End Strike–But Rudy’s Still Angry (News report, NY Post, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Back to Work; Legal Aid, Attorneys Reach Accord (News report, NY Newsday, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Giuliani and Striking Lawyers: Sending a Message (News report, NY Times, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Striking Legal Aid Lawyers Bow to Mayoral Ultimatum (News report, NY Times, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Mayor Seeks to Ban Striking Lawyers (News report, NY Law Journal, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Lawyers Ending Strike (News report, Daily News, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Rudy Se Pone Duro (News report, El Diario/La Prensa, Oct. 5, 1994)

•Thrown Out, Rudy Ousts Legal Aid (News report, NY Newsday, Oct. 4, 1994)

•Rudy Tears Up Lawyers’ Contract (News report, NY Post, Oct. 4, 1994)

•Rudy Cans Lawyers (News report, NY Daily News, Oct. 4, 1994)

•Giuliani, Legal Aid Society Go Toe-To-Toe (News report, Staten Island Advance, Oct. 4, 1994)

•Legal Aid Strike (News report, Rush Limbaugh, Oct. 4, 1995)

•New York City’s Legal Aid Lawyers Walk Off Job (Interview, Morning Edition, NPR, Oct. 4, 1994)

•‘Sin Nosotros No Hay Justicia’ (News report, El Diario/La Prensa, Oct. 4, 1994)

•City Cancels Legal Aid Contract; Move Follows Vote To Strike Over Wages (News report, NY Law Journal, Oct. 4, 1994)

•City to Replace Aid Attorneys Out on Strike (News report, NY Times, Oct. 4, 1994)

•Big Apple Public Defenders on Strike Over Pay Dispute (Interview, CNN, Oct. 4, 1994)

•Justice System Put Into Chaos By Striking Lawyers (News report, Reuters, Oct. 4, 1994)

•NYC Public Defenders Go on Strike (Interview, All Things Considered; Morning Edition; NPR, Oct. 4, 1994)

•Giuliani Re-Torts to Strike (News report, NY Post, Oct. 3, 1994)

•Courts Without Legal Aid (News report, NY Newsday, Oct. 2, 1994)

•As Legal Aid Lawyers Strike, Supervisors Fill In at Courts (News report, NY Times, Oct. 2, 1994)

•Legal Aid Strike (Interview, all NYC local news channels, Oct. 1-6, 1994)

•Legal Aid Walkout Will Affect the Poor (News report, Amsterdam News, Oct. 1, 1994)

•Lawyers Assigned to the Poor Stage a Walkout (News report, NY Times, Oct. 1, 1994)

•Legal Aid Job Action (News report, NY Newsday, Sept. 30, 1994)

•Legal Aid Attorneys Rally (News report, NY Law Journal, Sept. 30, 1994)

•Legal Aid Set to Cripple City With Walkout (News report, Daily News, Sept. 28, 1994)

•City Legal Aid Lawyers Press Wage Demands (News report, Chief-Leader, Sept. 23, 1994)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Picket (News report, NY Law Journal, Sept. 13, 1994)

•Manhattan Legal Aid Lawyers Begin to Handle More Cases (News report, NY Law Journal, Sept. 13, 1994)

•Allocation of Assigned Counsel in NYC (Speaker, NY County Lawyers’ Assn. forum, Sept. 12, 1994)

•War on Drugs and the Need for Alternatives (Speaker, NY County Lawyers Assn. & Assn. of the Bar of the City of NY forum, June 23, 1994)

•Evaluating the War on Drugs (Speaker, International 1994 Perspectives on Crime, Drugs and Public Order, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, June 14, 1994)

•Effect of Drug Prohibition on Civil Liberties and Human Rights (Speaker, Crime, Drugs, Health & Prohibition II, The Great National Debate on America’s Drug Policy, Harvard Law School May 21, 1994)

•100 Brooklyn Legal Aid Lawyers Call In Sick (News report, NY Law Journal, May 9, 1994)

•Legal Aid Attorneys Honor Legal Services Strike (News report, NY Law Journal, Dec. 3, 1993)

•Prime Time Justice (Commentator, CourtTV, Sept. 14, 1993)

•CA v. Menendez (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Aug. 25, Sept. 7, 1993)

•GA v. Morrill (Police corruption trial commentator, CourtTV, June 23, 1993)

•MI v. Budzyn (Police brutality/homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, June 21, 1993)

•Rockefeller Drug Laws—20 Years Later (Testimony, NYS Assembly Standing Committee on Codes, June 4, 1993)

•Evans v. Romer (Gay rights amendment appeal commentator, CourtTV, May 24, 1993)

•Rodney King and the Criminal Justice System (Speaker, Brecht Forum, May 20, 1993)

•Beef Up Security, Angry Protests Demand Safer Workplaces (News report, NY Newsday, April 1, 1993)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Protest Guns at Family Court (News report, Brooklyn Daily Bulletin, March 29, 1993)

•Salameh’s Public Defender Prepares For Debut at First Rrreally Big Shew (News report, NY Observer, March 22, 1993)

•Legal Aid Attorneys Protest Demarest’s Fining of Attorney (News report, Brooklyn Daily Bulletin, March 9, 1993)

•OR v. Gonzales (Attempted homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Dec. 22, 1992)

•Bursting at the Seams: Toward a Rational Allocation of Resources in the Criminal Justice System (Speaker, NY County Lawyers Assn. forum, Nov. 5, 1992)

•NY v. Nelson (Crown Hts. homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Oct. 30, 1992)

•State of Legal Aid (Speaker, Legal Aid Society annual meeting, Oct. 27, 1992)

•TB Protections Contained In Pact For New York Legal Aid Attorneys (News report, BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter, Oct. 21, 1992)

•Public Sector Bargaining (News report, BNA Pension Reporter, Oct. 19, 1992)

•Tuberculosis Protections Contained in Pact for NYC Legal Aid Attorneys (News report, BNA Labor Relations Week, Oct. 14, 1992)

•Legal Aid Plays Hardball (News report, American Lawyer, Oct. 1992)

•Legal Aid Weekend Strike Hits Manhattan (News report, Brooklyn Daily Bulletin, Sept. 21, 1992)

•WI v. Anderson (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Aug. 7, Aug. 12, 1992)

•Court of Last Resort (News report, Village Voice, July 28, 1992)

•Legal Aid Staffers Threaten to Strike (News report, Chief-Leader, July 24, 1992)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Strike for One Day (News report, NY Post, July 16, 1992)

•Legal Aid Lawyers, Staff Stage One-Day Strike (News report, UPI, July 15, 1992)

•One-Day Legal Aid Strike (Interview, CourtTV News, July 15, 1992)

•City’s Legal Staffers Authorize Strike Action (News report, Trade Union Courier, July 1992)

•College Students Vent Frustrations (News report, NJ Record, May 6, 1992)

•Tuberculosis and Criminal Justice: Public Health vs. Civil Rights (Speaker, Fortune Society forum, April 28, 1992)

•CA v. Powell (Rodney King beating trial commentator, CourtTV, March 5, 17, 1992; April 6, 15, 21, 1992)

•Injustices Within the Criminal Justice System (Speaker, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Grad. Lecture Series, Feb. 13, 1992)

•As Suspects Wait, the Fear of Tuberculosis Rises (News report, NY Times, Jan. 30, 1992)

•WI v. Dahmer (Serial homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Jan. 29, 1992, Feb. 13, 1992)

•NJ v. Spath (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Jan. 29, 1992)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Boycott Courtroom Of Judge Who Issued Contempt Order (News report, NY Law Journal, Dec. 18, 1991)

•150 Legal Aid Attorneys In Brooklyn Rallied (News report, NY Law Journal, Dec. 13, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Stop Work to Protest Judge’s Treatment of One of Their Own (News report, NY Times, Dec. 13, 1991)

•Even Perry Mason Had His Detractors (News report, NY Newsday, Dec. 10, 1991)

•OK v. Gilley (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Nov. 27, 1991)

•Epidemic of Police Abuse in NYC (Testimony, NYC Human Rights Commission, Nov. 21, 1991)

•State of Legal Aid (Speaker, Legal Aid Society annual meeting, Oct. 22, 1991)

•Legal Aid President Aims to Build Bridges With Attorneys, Staff (News report, NY Law Journal, Oct. 22, 1991)

•WI v. Moore (Child neglect trial commentator, CourtTV, Oct. 21, 1991)

•Automatic Weapons for Police (Editorial reply, WCBS Newsradio 88, Oct. 9, 1991)

•Automatic Pistols for NYPD (Interview, WABC-TV 7 News, Sept. 19, 1991)

•VT v. Delisle (Homicide trial commentator, CourtTV, Sept. 5, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Picket for Colleague (News report, NY Law Journal, June 7, 1991)

•Racism and the War on Drugs (Interview, WNYC-TV Ch. 31, May 22, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Settle on a Contract (News report, NY Times, April 25, 1991)

•Legal Aid Finally Settles Contract Dispute (News report, NY Post, April 24, 1991)

•NY Legal Aid Settlement (News report, AP, April 24, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Ratify Contract (News report, UPI, April 23, 1991)

•Legal Services Attorneys Seek Better Pay, Benefits (News report, Amsterdam News, April 13, 1991)

•City Seeks $4.8 Million Cut From Legal Aid’s Budget (News report, NY Law Journal, April 10, 1991)

•Legal Aid Strike Buttons Allowed in Court (News report, NY Law Journal, April 3, 1991)

•Legal Aid Society Protests (News report, NY Law Journal, March 18, 1991)

•Wasted Dollars in Criminal Defense for Indigent Clients: Proposals for Change (Testimony, NY City Council, March 12, 1991)

•Criminal Justice in NYC (Interview, On the Line, WNYC-Radio, March 4, 1991)

•Changes Proposed in Legal Aid Representation (News report, NY Times, March 3, 1991)

•Labor Unionists Ad Activists Launch Peace Group (News report, Amsterdam News, March 2, 1991)

•Legal Aid Bottoms Out (News report, Village Voice, Feb. 12, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Go On One-Day Strike (News report, NY Post, Jan. 30, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Strike City Courts (News report, Daily News, Jan. 30, 1991)

•One-Day Work Stoppage By Legal Aid Lawyers (News report, NY Law Journal, Jan. 30, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Take One-Day Walk (News report, NY Newsday, Jan. 30, 1991)

•Lawyers at Legal Aid Picket For Day to Show Frustration (News report, NY Times, Jan. 30, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Strike, Demand More Minority Hiring (News report, UPI, Jan. 29, 1991)

•Legal Aid Lawyers Plan to Strike Courts (News report, NY Times, Jan. 25, 1991)

•Central Park Jogger Trial (Interview, Open Line, WKRS-Radio, Dec. 2, 1990)

•Brutality on Rikers Island (Interview, Pacifica Radio, Nov. 17, 1990)

•Greyhound Bus Strike (Speaker, NYC rally, Nov. 16, 1990)

•State of Legal Aid (Speaker, Legal Aid Society Annual Meeting, Oct. 23, 1990)

•Should Criminal Sentences Be Tougher? (Interview, Gil Gross Show, WOR-Radio, Oct. 23, 1990)

•Rikers Island Revolt and the Crisis in the City’s Jails (Speaker, NYU Law School forum, Oct. 25, 1990)

•Legal-Aid Labor Dispute Could Cripple the Courts (News report, NY Times, Oct. 7, 1990)

•Legal Aid Strike Threatened (News report, UPI, Sept. 28, 1990)

•Cops on the Beat: Back to Basics (Testimony, NYS Senate Democratic Task Force on Criminal Justice, Sept. 18, 1990)

•ME: Inmate Died After Kidney Complications (News report, UPI, Aug. 19, 1990)

•Inmate Death Follows Rikers Riot (News report, UPI, Aug. 18, 1990)

•Did Use-of-Force Guideline Changes Trigger Prisoner Beatings? (News report, UPI, Aug. 17, 1990)

•Alleged Attack on Inmates (News report, St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch, Aug. 16, 1990)

•Guards Accused Of Beating Inmates After Prison Riot (News report, Philadelphia Daily News, Aug. 16, 1990)

•Guards’ Riot Against Rikers Island Prisoners (Interview, WCBS-TV News, Aug. 15, 16, 18, 1990; Good Day NY, WNYW-TV, Aug. 17, 1990)

•Guards Accused Of Beating Rikers Inmates Violence Said To Follow Riot (News report, NJ Record, Aug. 16, 1990)

•Jail Riot (News report, USA Today, Aug. 16, 1990)

•Rikers Inmates Beaten In Reprisal: Lawyers (News report, NY Newsday, Aug. 16, 1990)

•After Uprising at Rikers, Guards Are Said to Have Beaten Inmates (News report, NY Times, Aug. 16, 1990)

•Children’s Lawyers Charge Bidding Process a Fraud (News report, Manhattan Lawyer, July/Aug. 1990)

•Central Park Jogger Case (Interview, On the Line, WNYC-Radio, June 14, 1990)

•New City Program Challenges Legal Aid (News report, Manhattan Lawyer, June 1990)

•Small Agency May Get Contract For Legal Aid’s Guardian Work (News report, Manhattan Lawyer, June 1990)

•Law Guardians’ Contract Sparks Heated Battle (News report, NY Law Journal, May 31, 1990)

•Blacks Take Brunt of War on Drugs (News report, LA Times, April 22, 1990)

•Legal Wrangling Over City Children (News report, NY Newsday, April 18, 1990)

•Drug Legalization (Speaker, NYU Law School debate, April 10, 1990)

•Legal Aid Society Labor Negotiations (Interview, Metroscope, WNCN-Radio, March 15, 1990)

•Legal Aid Attorneys Protest at Brooklyn Jail (News report, Newsday, Feb. 2, 1990)

•Legal Aid Protests Jail Attack (News report, Daily News, Feb. 2, 1990)

•Denuncian Violencia Policial (News report, El Diario/La Prensa, Feb. 2, 1990)

•Police Beating of Jail Inmate (Interview, WABC-TV News, Feb. 2, 1990)

•Rape Suspect Beaten By Inmates (News report, Newsday, Feb. 1, 1990)

•Indigent Legal Representation (Interview, Union Ayes, WOR-Radio, Jan. 7, 1990)

•Central Park Jogger Case and Bias in the Criminal Justice System (Interview, On the Line, WNYC-Radio, Oct. 10-11, 1989)

•Who’s Judging Cases by Color? (News report, NY Newsday, Oct. 6, 1989)

•Law, Order and Drugs (Speaker, Fred Friendly forum, Nov. 1989)

•900 Attorneys Win Case for Higher Wages (News report, Distributive Worker, Dec. 1988)

•Institutional Racism in the Criminal Justice System (Testimony, NYS Judicial Commission on Minorities, June 29, 1988)

•Racism and the Law (Speaker, Arthur Kill Correctional Facility, Nov. 9, 1986)

•Youth and the Criminal Justice System (Speaker, Arthur Kill Correctional Facility, Oct. 5, 1986)

•Activist Memories Fuel Former Red Tide Staff; Radical High School Paper Celebrated in 15 Year Reunion (News report, L.A. Times, Aug 24, 1986).

•Is America Ready For A Draft? Many Say They Won’t Go (News report, Boston Globe, Feb. 17, 1980)

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