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Policy Matters – May 2022

Posted on May 31st, 2022

Welcome to the May edition of our newsletter, Policy Matters. In this edition we take a moment to observe the tragedy in Buffalo, and then we cover new language access mandates for mortgage lenders, the enactment of X gender markers on NYS drivers licenses, legal advocacy for trans youth, comments on proposed rules regarding Alternative Dispute Resolution, upcoming testimony on the future of NYS courts, and an exciting new addition to the Empire Justice team!

Read the full newsletter here: Policy Matters – May 2022


Jill Paperno Joins Empire Justice Center as New Civil Rights Practice Senior Litigator

Posted on May 12th, 2022


Disability Law News – April 2022

Posted on May 2nd, 2022

The Disability Law News is published four times per year for disability advocates across New York State.

To download the April 2022 issue, click here!

Featured articles in this issue:

SSA Offices Reopen After Extended Closure

Supreme Court Permits Puerto Rico’s Exclusion from SSI

Can Old Overpayments Be Collected?

SSA Releases Equity Action Plan

Court Affirms ALJ Decision Rejecting Treating Opinions

Afghan Refugees Eligible for SSI