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Duane Morris and Northern California Innocence Project Karla Baday Trial Team
The San Francisco office hosted a reception to celebrate  Karla Baday’s release from prison after serving 17 years for a crime that she did not commit. Working alongside the Northern California Innocence Project, Duane Morris attorneys, Andrew Gordon, Christine Ross and William

In a 5-3 decision today, the Supreme Court of the United States in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-275, slip op. (June 27, 2016) reversed a decision of the Fifth Circuit and overturned as unconstitutional a Texas law that (1) required physicians to have “active admitting privileges” at a hospital within 30 miles

Guest Blogger: Thomas R. Newman, Esq.
Duane Morris pro bono attorneys regularly prepare amicus briefs  on behalf of community-based organizations, professional associations,  and industry groups  in cases with important social implications.  Most recently we participated as amicus counsel in Kingdomware Technologies Inc v. United States, U.S.Docket No. 14-916; Whole Women’s Health v. Cole,  U.S. Docket No. 15-274 and Froio

Partner Jolie-Anne S. Ansley of the San Francisco office and Christopher B. Yeh of the Los Angeles office were named Keta Taylor Colby Award recipients by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR).
The Colby Award recognizes pro bono attorneys who have provided outstanding representation to the poor and

The firm’s Miami and Boca Raton offices were awarded the 2016 Supreme Court of Florida Chief Justice’s Law Firm Commendation Pro Bono Award on January 28, 2016. This award recognizes a law firm that has contributed significant hours and effort to pro bono legal services to individuals or groups that cannot otherwise afford those services

As discussed in our previous posts, Human Trafficking is a global problem. Attorneys at Duane Morris have regularly represented victims of trafficking in immigration matters, including U and T visas as well as in Violence Against Women Act petitions for various immigration benefits. While the federal response has been meaningful, it has failed to solve