When Russia invaded Ukraine, the International Section did what it does best: It put together the best legal minds in international law and got straight to work.
Practice Area: International
The New York State Bar Association’s Executive Committee voted Tuesday to approve a resolution declaring that all citizens of the United States including residents of the U.S. Territories be treated equally and afforded the same rights.
The New York State Bar Association is urging the United Nations to establish a war crimes tribunal to investigate the invasion of Ukraine. “During our nearly 150-year history, the New York State Bar Association has been a champion of the rule of law and human rights. We must establish a tribunal to make certain that … Continued
A New York State Bar Association task force will review the laws and court decisions that have led to second-class citizenship and unequal treatment for American citizens who live in the U.S. territories and make recommendations to create equality.
The New York State Bar Association plans to sign an agreement with the Virgin Islands Bar Association that will set the framework for joint events and continued collaboration between the two organizations.
The New York State Bar Association has added bar associations in Buenos Aires, Madrid, and Barcelona to its international partnerships, and plans to sign an agreement with the Rome Bar Association next week.
In February 2022, the Commercial and Federal Litigation 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 General Practice while offering insight on the various career opportunities available.
The NYSBA signed an MOU with the International Association of Young Lawyers today.
Nearly 750 attorneys took part in specialized training on how to help Ukrainian refugees apply for Temporary Protected Status or TPS.
Hundreds of lawyers watching the heartbreaking news out of Ukraine are volunteering to help those who are looking to escape from the war-torn country.