A panel of four attorneys, all veterans of the practice of cannabis law, offered their opinions, experience and best practices in the steadily evolving field as part of the New York State Bar Association’s continuing legal education programing on Thursday. Coming a week after Gov. Kathy Hochul’s picks to head the Cannabis Control Board and … Continued
Practice Area: Government
NYSBA offers its best wishes to Gov. Kathy Hochul in her new and history-making role as the state’s first woman executive.
Election reform takes the stage against the backdrop of a world reeling from the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an upcoming New York State Bar Association webinar, Rep. Stacey Plaskett, a leading prosecutor in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, will provide exclusive behind-the-scenes details of how she and fellow House managers made their case before the U.S. Senate and a worldwide TV audience.
We condemn the siege of the U.S. Capitol by a violent and unruly mob in the strongest possible terms.
It was a year of momentous decisions followed by the loss of an iconic justice. The immediate past term saw the Supreme Court address an unusually high number of consequential, politically charged issues. The Court rendered historic rulings on presidential immunity and accountability, free exercise of religion, LGBTQ rights, abortion rights, jury trial rights, the … Continued
This article explores three areas where Biden has vowed early action and where the New York State Bar Association has spoken.
What a year! Almost everyone even remotely paying attention now has a fairly good idea of how we elect a president, or at least knows the broad outlines of the process. Fortunately, the so-called nightmare scenarios that I and others incessantly wrote about for the last two years ultimately did not come to pass, though … Continued
The New York State Bar Association Task Force on the Presidential Election, chaired by veteran election lawyer Jerry H. Goldfeder, is inviting reporters and lawyers to an information session on the laws that will determine how the winner of the November election is decided.
In their recent holding in Bostock v. Clayton Cty., the Supreme Court held that use of the word “sex” in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 allows for court actions to redress gender-based discriminatory acts. In a majority opinion by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the Court held: The statute’s message for our cases … Continued