News12 The Bronx: Public defenders, legal aides rally against reopening of courts, say it puts people at risk

“The New York City defenders were outside the Brooklyn Supreme Court saying the opening of the courts still put people at risk.

They say a majority of the people this affects are people of color, with many of the legal workers being Black and Latino, but also a majority of their clients are minorities as well.

The Legal Aid Society and Defender Services in Brooklyn and the Bronx are now suing the New York State Office of Court Administration.”

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