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Category Archives: Civil Rights

Held & Hines’ Wins Big Victory in Court Allowing Womens Prisoners’ Rights Class-Action Lawsuit To Move Forward

Held & Hines, LLP won a another big decision today regarding woman prisoner’s rights in NYC jails. Held & Hines, LLP filed a class-action lawsuit against NYC and Health and Hospital Corp. for failing to protect women who are incarcerated in their prisons. The AMA guidelines and preferred and ethical practice is for female prisoners to have female chaperone/escort or a female physician when seeking medical treatment in the prison system. The Health and Hospital Corp. has a policy that […]


Dean Pillarella, Employee at Held & Hines, LLP, Published in the New York Law Journal On Civil Rights Reform

Dean Pillarella, employee at Held & Hines, LLP, is now a published author. His Article on Civil Rights Reform and the 13th Amendment is now published in the New York Law Journal. The members of the firm are so proud of his accomplishment. See link below. https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/2019/06/17/a-call-for-the-revitalization-of-thirteenth-amendment-jurisprudence-as-a-means-of-civil-rights-reform/


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