Brown joined the Miranda Warnings podcast this week to discuss his term and why he feels the association should continue to address critical issues such as systemic racism, police reform and LGBTQ rights.
Author: David King
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
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
The indictment and resignation of Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin is prompting the New York State Bar Association to bring together thought leaders to examine the legal implications of selecting a new lieutenant governor. Replacing New York’s Lieutenant Governor: Revisiting Skelos v. Paterson is the topic of the discussion, which will take place from 5:30 p.m. … Continued
The U.S. Supreme Court’s insular cases have left the citizens of U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands without Social Security benefits and the right to vote for president.
The NYSBA signed an MOU with the International Association of Young Lawyers today.
In the face of mounting media criticism over progressive policies during a rise in gun violence, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg made firm arguments that policies that end racial disparities go hand in hand with combatting gun violence. Four of New York’s most prominent district attorneys came together to … Continued
In the face of mounting media criticism over progressive policies during a rise in gun violence, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg made firm arguments that policies that end racial disparities go hand in hand with combatting gun violence. Since taking office in 2016 during a spike in gun crime … Continued
“How many more future presidents of the Bar Association will you never know?” T. Andrew Brown, president of the New York State Bar Association, implored members of the association’s governing body on Saturday.
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