“I am proud to take a leadership role in the efforts to establish equal rights for the people of the U.S. Territories, eliminate the territorial doctrine and finally dismantle the racism and racist notions that still exist as “good law” in the line of cases known as the Insular Cases,” said Sherry Levin Wallach, president of the New York State Bar Association, who argued in support of the resolution at the ABA meeting.
The ongoing connection between Heard and Depp, the effect of social media influencers on both and the notoriety of the trial make this case an excellent pedagogical tool to teach clients about the dangers of using social media and online communications during disputes.
Ensuring that thorough background checks can be completed in all transfers of firearms is crucial, in addition to providing law enforcement with access to the most complete set of records regarding a person’s background with respect to disqualifying factors.
One of the most robust legislative packages working its way through Congress is the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act of 2022.
As a community of professionals, we must preserve the integrity of the system and the judicial process.
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.
The New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination has announced that it is soliciting candidates to fill the upcoming vacancy of chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals and the State of New York that will occur as of August 31, 2022, due to Chief Judge Janet DiFiore’s resignation.
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With today’s announcement that the process for selecting New York’s chief judge is officially underway, the New York State Bar Association is preparing to evaluate the seven candidates that the Commission on Judicial Nomination recommends to Gov. Kathy Hochul.
To ensure access to justice is a reality for all New Yorkers who may not be able to afford legal representation, Governor Kathy Hochul should use this decision as a baseline for increasing compensation statewide.