Our firm is deeply committed to providing impactful pro bono legal assistance to individuals and organizations in need across a broad range of constitutional, civil rights and other public interest matters.
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence announced the settlement of a lawsuit against a Texas gun dealer on behalf of Sandra Mata, whose husband, Rudy Mata, was killed with a gun the dealer had sold.
Paul, Weiss secured a victory for a pro bono client convicted of burglary, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon when the New York Appellate Division, First Department, ordered a new trial.
Paul, Weiss Obtains Temporary Restraining Order Preventing Deportation of Indonesian Christians in New Jersey
Paul, Weiss and co-counsel ACLU and ACLU of New Jersey filed a habeas petition and class action complaint in the District of New Jersey on behalf of a group of Indonesian Christians seeking to avoid deportation.
The New York Appellate Division affirmed a Family Court decision vacating a neglect finding made against a Paul, Weiss pro bono client.
Paul, Weiss Files Amicus Brief in Partisan Gerrymandering Case Before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Paul, Weiss filed an amicus curiae brief urging the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to find that Pennsylvania’s congressional map—under which Democrats received a majority of the two-party vote in 2012 but won only 5 out of the 18 seats—is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
Paul, Weiss assisted the Bronx Defenders and Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. in securing the precedent-setting reversal, by the New York Court of Appeals, of an earlier decision by the Appellate Division.
In Evenwel v. Abbott, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the "One Person, One Vote" principle under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment allows states to use total population, not just total voting-eligible population, in drawing legislative districts.