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New York Law Journal, February 8, 2012

City Bar Announces 2012 Legislative Agenda

Improving access to justice for low-income New Yorkers in civil cases and expanding the use of the state’s DNA database to better investigate crimes and exonerate the wrongly convicted are at the top of the New York City Bar’s legislative priorities for 2012. The group said it would also push for passage of a Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act. While laws now forbid discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation, the city bar argued that bias based on perceived sexuality or against transgendered individuals is still occurring.

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