Incarcerated Mothers Law Project

March 24, 2020
*** These resources listed on this page are for informational purposes only. If you are a VOLS client and have questions about any of this information, please contact your attorney.... Read more
March 19, 2020
The COVID19 public health crisis is challenging New Yorkers to work together in new ways. Although our physical office is closed, Volunteers of Legal Services - VOLS remains open to provide services remotely. We are monitoring the situation daily.... Read more
October 22, 2019
It's National Pro Bono Week! Each day, VOLS is featuring cases with attorneys who dedicate their time as volunteer lawyers, in order to empower New Yorkers to attain dignity, security, and opportunity in their lives. Here is how you can get involved: Read more
September 18, 2019
Following is a case example from the VOLS Incarcerated Mothers Law Project. "Ms. A" is an alias name to protect privacy.... Read more
October 26, 2018
Claire James- Kirkland & Ellis LLP Read more
April 20, 2018
According to a recent article in the New Zealand Herald, Stacey Shortall, a New Zealand lawyer who volunteered in VOLS' Incarcerated Mothers Law Project, was so inspired by her experience that she started a similar project when she returned to New Zealand.... Read more
June 23, 2016
There are two opportunities to see "Life After Life in Prison":"[These] powerful portraits capture life after decades in prison. Determined to convey their humanity, lawyer Sara Bennett photographed four women rebuilding their lives after long-term incarceration for murder." (Women in the World... Read more
June 7, 2016
VICELAND's new documentary series "Woman" (produced by Gloria Steinem) features an episode dealing with women and incarceration.Airing Tuesday, June 7th at 10 pm (and at other times during the week), it includes footage and interviews from Hour Children's programs in Long Island City and at the... Read more