The Suspension Representation Project (SRP) is an advocacy group that trains law students to represent New York City public school students in superintendent’s suspension hearings and help safeguard their right to education.
If you’re looking for representation please call (212) 998-6753 and leave a voice message. We will return your call as soon as possible. We can also be reached at Suspension.Representation@gmail.com.
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Each year, Equal Justice Works (EJW) recognizes a law student or student group that “utilizes an innovative approach to meeting the needs of an underserved or marginalized person or community” (Equal Justice Works website). EJW does this by awarding the student or group with the Exemplary Public Service Award. The 2010 recipient was the Suspension [...]Read more
On May 2nd, 2010, the Suspension Representation Project (SRP) was awarded the New York State Bar Association 2010 President’s Pro Bono Service Award. At the award presentation, State Bar President Michael E. Getnick said, “Pro bono service is at the heart of why so many of us became lawyers—to help our most vulnerable citizens in [...]Read more