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Report Found Distorted Data on Jail Fights at Rikers Island
By MICHAEL WINERIP, MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ and BENJAMIN WEISER
October 1, 2014
Justice Scholars Enable Teens to Get Back on Track
By: Bianca Flowers | July 14, 2014
Services for Student Parents
Educational Programs for Students in Drug Treatment
Co Op Tech
East River Academy
Schools & Programs
GED PLUS Graduation
Critical Partnerships for D79 Programs that serve
DOE Court Liaisons provide current and applicable information that supports court-involved students in achieving their educational goals
Back on Track (collaboration with the District Attorney’s Office) and Outreach Academy are Re-Start programs that serve as alternatives for overage middle school students. GED classes in 3 different NY courts Close to Home initiative expanded Passages Academy to support students in building social and emotional and academic skills. Close to Home impacts youth placed by the Family Court in ACS custody. Adolescent Behavioral Learning Experience (ABLE) is a partnership between DOE, DOC and the Osborne Association to support ERA students in reducing the likelihood of re-incarceration
Tim Lisante LinkedIn page:
by Maura Walz on June 28, 2010 8:54 pm
|moved into her 430-square-foot rental this March, she wasted no time getting settled. "I actually put this entire thing together from nothing in one month's time," she says. Spurred by a small-space contest on design blog Apartment Therapy (apartmenttherapy.com), the government attorney had roughly 30 days to furnish her pad before the competition's deadline. "I did nothing but run all over the place," Shenkman recalls. "Every day after work I'd be going to another discount store." But the glory of winning (she didn't) wasn't her only motivation to quickly decorate: "I'm 33, but I've never had my own apartment," explains Shenkman, who had lived with a roommate since moving to the city seven years ago. "I'm sure a lot of people in New York have that same experience. It's kind of delayed youth here."|
– Present (6 years 9 months)New York, NY
Prosecute administrative hearings against school administrators and teachers charged with employee misconduct with a high rate of successful outcomes.
Selected to handle high-profile, press cases for the unit.
Responsible for drafting charges, investigation, settlement negotiation, discovery, witness preparation and litigating cases.
Present oral arguments including appeal before panel of judges at the New York City Civil Service Commission.
Work in conjunction with the New York City Law Department, New York City District Attorney's Offices, New York Police Department and other independent investigative agencies.
Conduct legal research and offer legal advice on Education and Labor Law issues.
– (3 years 9 months)Bronx, NY
Prosecuted bench and jury trials to verdict, including high-profile felony crimes.
Responsible for trial strategy, criminal investigation, civilian, police and expert witness preparation and plea negotiations with caseload of approximately eighty.
Presented hundreds of felony cases to the Grand Jury for indictment; competitively selected as only junior assistant to present homicide case.
Drafted motions and argued constitutional and evidentiary issues of law.
– (3 months)New York, NY
Prepared clients in class-action, civil rights lawsuit against the City of New York.
– (3 months)Washington, D.C.
Sex Offense/Domestic Violence Unit.
Handled discovery, evidence gathering, legal memorandum and witness interviews for felony sex crimes.
– (10 months)New York, NY
Member of trial team for complex, civil litigation case involving a lawsuit of first impression against the tobacco industry.
– (3 months)Washington, D.C.
Wrote constituent correspondence, analyzed, researched and reported on political policies involving women's rights issues.