Author: David King

President’s Pro Bono Service Awards Honors Lawyers Across NY State

The New York State Bar Association honored lawyers who have made an exceptional commitment to serving the public good during the 31st Annual President’s Pro Bono Service Awards held today.  The ceremony took place as part of the Law Day Celebration held at the Bar Association headquarters in Albany.  Award recipients were honored for volunteering … Continued

NYSBA Panel to Discuss Laws That Threaten to Undermine Election Integrity

The New York State Bar Association presents an evening dedicated to diversity and democracy that will feature a panel on election interference and include the presentation of the Honorable George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award. The 2022 Smooth Moves Diversity & Inclusion Continuing Legal Education program and the Pioneer Award presentation to Rep. Stacey Plaskett runs … Continued

Puerto Rico’s ‘Insular Cases’

The case of a disabled Puerto Rican man who was sued by the United States government to get back money paid to him in SSI benefits could impact how millions of residents of US-owned territories are treated under the Constitution. The man’s troubles began when  he moved back to Puerto Rico to take care of … Continued