Practice Area: International

Space Law: Expanding To Cover the Moon, the Stars and Beyond

As humans race to explore the cosmos, the law has some catching up to do. While treaties provide guidance, a lot of legal issues in space exploration remain unaddressed and untested. A recent Continuing Legal Education course, hosted by the New York State Bar Association, discussed developments in space law and how they might apply … Continued

New York State Bar Association Strongly Condemns Abhorrent Attacks Against Israeli and Arab Citizens and the Sovereign State

Richard Lewis, president of the New York State Bar Association, issued the following statement about Hamas’ invasion of Israel: “The New York State Bar Association strongly condemns Hamas’ premeditated invasion of Israel and its brutal murders of hundreds of Israeli and Arab citizens in their homes and communities. The attacks are abhorrent and unforgivable and … Continued

New Legal Technology Brings Both Promise and Pitfalls

  Technology has moved us forward, but it’s important not to get left behind. The rise of technology in the legal field provides both opportunities and challenges as systems become both more sophisticated and widespread. That was the topic of the New York State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education course on March 21. The CLE … Continued

Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Ukraine Chapter Honored for Her Fight to Protect Her Homeland

The International Section of the New York State Bar Association bestowed its highest honor, the Distinction in International Law Award, to the co-chair of its chapter in Ukraine, Anna Ogrenchuk, during a virtual program as part of the association’s Annual Meeting. “At a time of personal struggle and her homeland under attack, Anna Ogrenchuk is … Continued

In Iran, Women Lead the Way in the Fight for Justice

If you’ve walked around New York City recently, you may have heard the rallying slogan of “Women, Life, Freedom,” or, in Persian, “Zan, Zendegi, Azadi.” From Washington Square to Times Square, demonstrations and rallies are calling for support of Iranian women who have, since Sept. 16, been leading a renewed revolution against the fundamentalist Islamic … Continued