The New York State Bar Association supports the key investments important to the association’s membership that Gov. Hochul has included in her preliminary budget proposal. In particular, the association favors the expansion and protection of reproductive health care, landmark investment in mental health care, significant criminal justice initiatives and improvements to the housing stock. The … Continued
Practice Area: Health Law
The state’s mental health and other problem-solving courts are offering people living with mental illness and trauma a way to rebuild their lives and stay out of jail, panelists told lawyers gathered Friday at the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in New York City. “Flexibility is essential. We come to know our people … Continued
The best way to curb the disheartening increase of people with mental illness living in state prisons and city jails is to act before these individuals are incarcerated, panelists told lawyers gathered for Monday’s Presidential Summit at the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. Jeff Beck, former director of the Prison Visiting Project at … Continued
Local attorneys, prosecutors, judges, law professors and journalists will participate in a New York Fair Trial/Free Press event at Albany Law School that is co-sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and the NYSBA Committee on Media Law. The conference is coordinated by Albany Law School and will be held on Thursday Sept. 22 … Continued
In February 2022, the Health Law Section participated in a law student roundtable discussion that provided current law students with a better understanding on the experiences, rewards, and challenges practicing attorneys have faced in Health Law. From this discussion, the panelists compiled 10 tips for law students who are pursuing a career of practicing in Health Law.
A famous professional athlete, unvaccinated against COVID-19, arrives at your law office seeking representation relating to his opposition to any vaccination. He has (hypothetically) been turned down for a tennis coaching job at a tennis academy in Queens, New York. He wishes to prove his point that he is entitled to work in his chosen … Continued