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The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency announced that it would overhaul its process for handling sexual assault and harassment complaints in its workforce, responding to allegations by Kevin Carroll’s pro bono client, the first of over 60 women to come forward.
Brendan Franzoni successfully represented a Marine Corps veteran in concluding her 20-year fight to upgrade her discharge from the military, for which he has been named the 2023 recipient of the University of Missouri (UM) Law School’s Robert G. Bailey Award.
Hughes Hubbard and The Legal Aid Society filed a class action lawsuit against the New York City Department of Social Services (DSS) for its unlawful termination of rental vouchers for low-income New Yorkers.
The firm filed an expert declaration on international law in the Leninsky District Court of Minsk in support of three human rights defenders – including Belarusian human rights advocate and 2022 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ales Bialiatski – who have been jailed in Belarus. The defenders were members of Viasna, a human rights organization that campaigned against arbitrary arrests and human rights abuses by Belarusian authorities.
HHR client Brisa De Angulo Losada obtained a sweeping victory before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) today. The judgment is the culmination of over a decade of HHR and a broad legal team’s work before multiple legal bodies to hold Bolivia accountable for its actions.
Hughes Hubbard recently obtained asylum for our pro bono client – a woman who fled to the U.S. from gender- and family-based gang violence in El Salvador – after years of assisting her in her asylum application.
HHR recently wrapped up its pro bono representation of a woman who fled to the U.S. from gender-based violence and sexual assault in Honduras, obtaining permanent resident status for our client and two of her children after years of assisting with their immigration status.
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