ABA Journal: New York City public defenders file suit to halt in-person court appearances

“The suit was filed by the Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Defender Services, the Bronx Defenders, New York County Defender Services, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem and Queens Defenders. The defendant is the New York State Office of Court Administration.

Office of Court Administration spokesperson Lucian Chalfen told the Queens Daily Eagle that public defender groups have already agreed to some appearances as the court system gradually reopens.”

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