The New York State Bar Association is examining the legal and ethical implications and the impact on personal freedom of corporations employing facial recognition software to ban their adversaries – and every lawyer who works for a firm that represents them — from entering sports and entertainment venues. The association’s Executive Committee on Wednesday launched … Continued
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The Biden administration is targeting white-collar crime, spending heavily to hire more Department of Justice lawyers and FBI agents, a panelist told lawyers Monday during the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. The panelist, Maria Cruz Melendez, a partner with Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, was one of four Skadden attorneys who spoke … Continued
Under a new law targeting pay disparities for women and people of color, employers in New York State will soon have to post a salary range when they advertise jobs, panelists told lawyers Monday at a Business Law Section session during the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. “The intent is to increase transparency … Continued
Reshaping the public perception of crime is a critical element of New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ plan to move the city beyond the pandemic and into a more equitable city for everyone, Brendan McGuire, the mayor’s chief counsel, told lawyers gathered for the opening day of the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. … Continued
The New York State Bar Association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section honored Senior U.S. District Judge of the Southern District of New York P. Kevin Castel with its Stanley H. Fuld award during the association’s Annual Meeting. Judge Castel received the honor along with retired Justice Leonard B. Austin, the 2022 recipient of the award … Continued
The ongoing connection between Heard and Depp, the effect of social media influencers on both and the notoriety of the trial make this case an excellent pedagogical tool to teach clients about the dangers of using social media and online communications during disputes.