<p>Lynne Stewart</p>

Lynne Stewart

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Fundraiser held for ailing attorney Lynne Stewart

A capacity crowd packed Midtown Manhattan’s St. Peter’s Church on Friday evening to financially support the people’s lawyer Lynne Stewart with medical expenses for her deteriorating health due to breast cancer.

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‘Political prisoner’ Lynne Stewart released from prison

On New Year’s Eve, Lynne Stewart, a longtime civil rights lawyer who is suffering from breast cancer, was released from prison after a judge granted her request for compassionate release.