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Dori Lewis

Dori Lewis

Legal Aid Society
Supervising Attorney, Prisoners' Rights Project
New York, NY, USA


DORI LEWIS  is a Supervising Attorney at the Prisoners’ Rights Project of the New York City Legal Aid Society.  She has brought litigation challenging the sexual abuse of women in New York State prisons, has served on the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission’s Standards Development Expert Committee, and has submitted congressional testimony concerning the proposed PREA standards.  She has also pursued litigation leading to improved provision of general and special education to young prisoners on Rikers Island, improved medical services to women prisoners, and the substantial limitation on shackling of hospitalized prisoners including a bar on the shackling of women admitted for delivery.  She graduated from Barnard College and the Columbia University School of Law.
Dori Lewis is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Authorities Referenced During Prison Litigation: Identify Cognizable Claims and Examine Barriers to Litigation Through an In-Depth Case Study - Prison Law 2016, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The Prison Litigation Reform Act: Threshold Considerations in Individual Litigation - Prison Law 2016, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Prison Litigation: Identify Cognizable Claims and Examine Barriers to Litigation - Prison Law 2016, Wednesday, November 16, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Prison Litigation: Identify Cognizable Claims and Examine Barriers to Litigation - Prison Litigation: Identify Cognizable Claims and Examine Barriers to Litigation , Wednesday, November 16, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Prison Litigation: Identify Cognizable Claims and Examine Barriers to Litigation - Prison Litigation: Identify Cognizable Claims and Examine Barriers to Litigation , Wednesday, November 16, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Prison Law 2016, Tuesday, November 22, 2016, New York, NY
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