The feeling of being on the cusp of something new hung heavy over the panel from the start. The debate, introspection and in some cases, disbelief inspired by the release of the New York State Bar Association’s report on attorney well-being left even its authors looking for the right first step toward implementing a set … Continued
Author: David King
Implicit bias and its insidious influence on the justice system was the subject of a NYSBA webinar during a week when the country watched nervously as two trials with major racial connotations came to a head. At the time of the CLE, a jury asked a judge in Wisconsin to rewatch footage taken from the … Continued
Thousands of Yazidi women who were forced into sex slavery when the Islamic State invaded Sinjar Iraq are unable to return to their former community because the children they had by their captors are unwelcome. Over three thousand women kidnapped by IS are still missing. While the Iraq government and the international community have taken … Continued
When he was president of NYSBA in 2015, David Miranda formed a committee on the state constitution in anticipation of a public question on whether New York should hold a constitutional convention. NYSBA backed the idea but several prominent environmental groups opposed it, fearing a rollback of environmental protections in the wake of President Donald … Continued
“I don’t think gender played any role,” said Carrie H. Cohen of Morrison & Foerster, when asked if she felt gender influenced the federal fraud case being brought against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes
Law firm partners and S corporation investors who were hit hard financially by the Trump Administration’s tax reforms may be able to get some relief thanks to a relatively new provision in the New York Tax Code, but the firms must act by Oct.15 to take advantage of it this year.
The arbitrator in the case, T. Andrew Brown, who is also the New York State Bar Association president, found that the NDA was too vague to enforce and that it would have imposed an “unreasonable” obligation on Newman “to never say anything remotely critical of Mr. Trump, his family, or his or family members’ businesses, for the rest of her life.”
A major obstacle looms on the horizon as the pandemic recedes: recruiting and retaining the next generation of superstar lawyers. The key to appeal to that generation is technology just as it is in securing and engaging clients.
As part of its mission to forge relationships, advance justice and strengthen the legal profession across the world, the New York State Bar Association entered a collaboration with the Georgian Bar Association today. Two representatives from each bar association met at the Bar Center on Elk Street in Albany on Thursday to sign an official … Continued
A panel of four attorneys, all veterans of the practice of cannabis law, offered their opinions, experience and best practices in the steadily evolving field as part of the New York State Bar Association’s continuing legal education programing on Thursday. Coming a week after Gov. Kathy Hochul’s picks to head the Cannabis Control Board and … Continued