The pandemic has had devastating effects on students incarcerated on Rikers Island. NDS Education Attorney Ariana Brill testified before [...]
Judge sides with public defenders and advocates in suit, says state’s exclusion of incarcerated people from vaccine eligibility is [...]
NDS Harlem Managing Director Alice Fontier Address Joint Session of NY State Legislature on the Disparate Impact of COVID-19
This week, NDS Managing Director addressed a joint session of the New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate about how COVID-19 compounds the injustices our neighbors and clients in upper Manhattan face every single day.
Emily Ponder Williams, Managing Attorney of NDS' Civil Defense Practice, testified before the New York City Council's Committee on [...]
Neighborhood Defender Service Detroit hosted an Open House for its new staff, marking one month before the new office [...]
June 13, 2019 DETROIT, MICHIGAN – Today, Neighborhood Defender Service (NDS) signed a contract with Wayne County, Michigan to [...]
NDS testified before the New York City Council to the need for improved management of public housing.
Seth Steed, Managing Attorney of NDS’ Criminal Defense Practice, says the structural inequality of the criminal legal system is immediately apparent.