The New York State Bar Association is launching a task force to examine the difficult challenges faced by public sector lawyers who represent government entities ranging from a local village board to a massive state agency.
Practice Area: Government
The New York State Bar Association recommends restoring public faith in elections by removing patronage, instituting ethics rules, and requiring election workers be professionally trained.
The New York State Bar Association commends the president for doing everything within his power to reform federal police agencies, such as the FBI, but sadly, the executive order will have little impact on state and local police departments where reform is desperately needed.
As the midterm elections loom and Congress attempts to rack up some legislative accomplishments before November, there has been positive movement on several of NYSBA’s 2022 federal priorities, and NYSBA’s leadership went to Washington virtually to lobby for more.
David Miranda, host of the “Miranda Warnings” podcast, spoke to Robert Abrams about his years as New York State attorney general and about his recently published book, “The Luckiest Guy in the World,” a memoir that takes the reader through his three decades in politics.
Welcome to NYSBA’s Government Relations Newsletter. We hope this will help keep our members informed about what is happening in the legislative arena and learn about NYSBA’s advocacy on policies that matter to our Association. What’s happening in the State Capitol: February flew by with just three short weeks of legislative sessions. Lawmakers held hearings … Continued
Legislation that would repeal the archaic in-state office requirement for nonresident attorneys practicing law in New York has passed the Senate with nearly unanimous support.
There are many critical issues that warrant Congressional attention, and NYSBA will continue vigorous advocacy on several that affect the core mission of the Association, which is to promote equal access to justice for all.
Welcome to NYSBA’s Government Relations Newsletter. Stay informed on what is happening in the legislative arena and learn about NYSBA’s advocacy on policies that matter to members. What’s happening in the State Capitol: On January 18th, Governor Hochul released the executive budget outlining several of her policy and funding goals for the state of New … Continued