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HHR’s D.C. pro bono team secured a long-awaited victory for a sexual violence survivor seeking to help fellow adolescent victims in Bolivia by bringing a potentially precedent-setting case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
HHR Paris obtained a pro bono victory for 11 victims of police misconduct in a civil lawsuit holding the French government liable for a lengthy track record of abusive practices by the police.
In a pro bono victory, HHR helped New York City’s “waste equity law” prevail against another challenge from the waste industry in a state appeals court.
Representing New York City and two former police officers in the New York Appellate Division's Second Department, Hughes Hubbard obtained affirmance of the Supreme Court's summary judgment decision dismissing the plaintiff's civil rights action seeking $10 million in alleged damages.
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