Practice Area: Criminal Law

New York State Bar Association Calls for Public Disclosure of Law Enforcement Disciplinary Records

The New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Executive Committee today approved repealing Civil Rights Law 50-a to allow for the public disclosure of law enforcement personnel disciplinary records. “Disclosing all records pertaining to police misconduct and discipline will help stem the tide of repeated and senseless incidents of police brutality that are all too frequently … Continued

The Unified Court System’s Guide to New York Evidence

There now exists for the benefit of the bench and bar a new resource, the Guide to New York Evidence, published by New York’s Unified Court System at, with a “rule” set forth in black letter and a “note” explaining the decisional or statutory derivation of the rule and any decisional nuances on the meaning … Continued