Archive for September 2016

New York’s Freedom Of Information Law Protects The Public’s Right To Be Informed Of And Review Governmental Decision-Making

Over the last several decades, New York, like the country at large, has experienced a cycle of unconstitutional police abuses and incidents of police violence, a systemic lack of meaningful and timely accountability for the perpetrators of police abuses, and resulting public outrage. The increased availability of video footage, often from bystanders and those who…

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Can the NYPD Comply With Basic Rules?

The recent report by Philip K. Eure, the inspector general of the New York City Police Department, solidifies the lack of trust minorities have towards the NYPD. The NYPD seems to persist in not following the most basic rules enacted to protect the constitutional rights of the citizens of New York City. The report found…

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Muslim Civil Rights; Beyond National Politics – Gala Dinner

Join us for a cutting-edge discussion about civil rights in America and to commemorate ten years of The Association of Muslim American Lawyers (AMAL). When: November 3rd, 2016 6:30 PM – 10 PM Where: Midtown Hilton Hotel 1335 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY, 10019   Powered by Eventbrite

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AMAL extends its deepest sympathies to Nazma Khanam’s family

The Association of Muslim American Lawyers (AMAL) extends its deepest sympathies to Nazma Khanam’s family for their tragic loss in what can be described as her horrific and barbarous murder, last night at 9:15 pm on Normal Road in Jamaica, New York. Ms. Khanam, who is a Queens resident, and the 60-year old aunt of…

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