When courthouses across New York State ceased non-essential operations on March 17, few thought that COVID-19 would completely upend the day-to-day operations of the court. In a recent webinar, Hon. George J. Silver, the deputy chief administrative judge for the New York City courts, spoke to over 150 participants about his role in helping the … Continued
Month: July 2020
You can learn a lot about legal writing simply by looking at your phone number.
New York State Bar Association President Scott M. Karson has asked the Committee on Civil Rights to examine whether the Trump administration has the legal authority to send in armed federal law enforcement agents to put down violence occurring in communities across the U.S. – including New York City. “The deployment of federal law enforcement … Continued
Since the advent of smart phones, lawmakers and regulators have been slow to react to the exponential development of mobile health apps. Health lawyers faced with advising clients on the first generation of mobile health apps faced the daunting task of trying to situate novel technologies onto laws that were promulgated in a pre-digital age: … Continued
NYSBA President Scott M. Karson asked for the opinion of the Committee on Civil Rights (CCR) as to whether President Trump has the constitutional authority to involve federal personnel in the policing of American cities.
Opening Address (adapted version) by Ulrich Fobian during the Human Rights Plenary, delivered on November 8, 2019 at the New York State Bar Associations’s Conference in Tokyo. I am white. 白人です. (I am white) I am South African. 南アフリカ人です. (I am South African) I am a beneficiary of a singular and exclusive society. I was … Continued
Judith Bresler passed peacefully at New York Presbyterian Hospital on May 21, 2020, following a valiant battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. The distinguished lecturer and prominent art law attorney delighted in playing the piano, and flourished in her innate gift for language; writing poetry, mastering her boggle skills, and eventually becoming co-author of the leading treatise … Continued
Thirty years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act gave people with disabilities the rights to equal access, opportunity and employment, leading our society to become more inclusive. Now is a great opportunity to recognize the importance of ensuring inclusive environments for New Yorkers with disabilities.
Ben Meiselas, the attorney representing former MLB pitcher Mike Bolsinger in his lawsuit against the Astros, is this week’s guest on the Miranda Warnings podcast. Meiselas who is a partner at the Los Angeles law firm Geragos & Geragos discusses the legal arguments his client is making, his strategy for deposing Astros owner Jim Crane, and what legal battles are on the horizon.
Ben Meiselas joins the show to talk about the Houston Astros cheating scandal, Colin Kapernick and The Meidas Touch.