Brooklyn Law Students Help Katrina Victims

28law.jpgFrom Brooklyn Record: Thirty-eight Brooklyn Law students have some big plans for this weekend — they'll be glued to their laptops, poring over criminal court documents from New Orleans. They're working to seek out inmates who've been "lost in the system," and have not seen a courtroom or a lawyer since Hurricane Katrina. This is the second phase of a project that began when law students gave up their spring breaks to travel to New Orleans and helped release a number of inmates who had been held in jail longer than the maximum sentences for their crimes would permit…

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