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Training

The Decarceration Project conducts regular trainings for Legal Aid Society staff throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Each year we train an incoming class of new attorneys on the nuances of New York’s bail statute, and provide them with the tools to vigorously defend their clients when the begin their careers in the trial offices. Our attorneys have also conducted trainings around the country, and across New York State. We have also provided trainings on the use of risk assessment instruments and the legal and ethical issues raised by their implementation.

To secure a training or training materials for your organization, please contact: jnorkin@legal-aid.org

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