The NYC Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild honored three Champions of Justice Friday evening at the Angel Orensanz Center for the Arts. Pictured from left are Nancy Stearns, a legendary feminist lawyer whose Center for Constitutional Rights cases led to legalizing abortion in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island before ‘Roe v. Wade’; Natasha Bannan, attorney at Latino Justice/PRLDEF, a founder of Ayuda Legal Huracan Maria and national NLG president; and NYU law student Kyle Barron, recipient of the Law Student Recognition Award for her work with the New Sanctuary Coalition.
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