The New York State Unified Court System has announced that beginning next week in-person appearances and staffing levels in all 57 counties outside of New York City will be scaled back due to the resurgence of coronavirus cases statewide.
The New York State Bar Association Task Force on Racial Injustice and Police Reform will hold its third in a series of virtual public forums at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7. The forum will provide members of the law enforcement community with an opportunity to discuss the unique challenges they face amid the debate … Continued
The New York State Bar Association’s 144th Annual Meeting will look and feel a bit different this year due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Rather than gathering for a week in late January at the New York Hilton Midtown, this year the Annual Meeting will be going virtual over the course of two weeks from … Continued
Mark Schuh, an attorney in Orange County, NY and Town Justice in Crawford, NY joins Sarah and Michael to talk about how he went from a police officer to a lawyer and what it’s like to have your pilot’s license. Schuh, a veteran of the Middletown, NY Police Department now owns the firm, the Law … Continued
As reports that two potential vaccines with 94.5 and 95 percent effectiveness are being released from the pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Pfizer, NYSBA Health Law Section Chair Mary Beth Morrisey spoke with two podcasts, including The Capitol Pressroom (WCNY) where she explained the reasons for recommending the state consider mandating a COVID-19 vaccine once a scientific consensus … Continued
Daniel Marotta, attorney at the firm Gabor & Marotta, joins Michael and Sarah to discuss his band The Resistance, a popular cover band on Staten Island. Marotta is an original member and lead guitarist talks about how the band came together and what they’re doing to help local music venues and restaurants impacted by the … Continued
The horror and destruction that is brought on by nuclear weapons need not be explained to the hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens that perished in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where in August of 1945 nuclear bombs were dropped to bring about the end of World War II. The impact of those two bombs is still … Continued
Orin Cohen, a personal injury lawyer from Staten Island joins Sarah and Michael to talk about his love for cooking and recommends some dishes to make for the upcoming holiday season. Cohen has practiced personal injury law for over 30 years but too many in the State Bar Association, he is known for hosting parties … Continued
The New York State Bar Association is expanding its pro bono network of volunteer attorneys to help veterans gain access to more than 50 state benefits through a new law that becomes effective tomorrow on Veterans Day.
The New York State Bar Association International Section is holding an all-day conference that will bring together leading public officials, thought-leaders, policymakers, and domestic and international experts for a comprehensive look at the risks and consequences of nuclear weapons. The conference on “Nuclear Weapons and International Law in the Contemporary Era” will be held on … Continued