New York lawyers can help curb human trafficking in the state’s labor market by tapping into a wide range of existing laws and social services meant to help trafficking victims take back their lives.
Concerns over infection rates, remote learning and mask mandates are some of the issues taking center stage at school board meetings both in New York State and across the country.
When New York legalized cannabis earlier this year, its focus on equity prompted an examination of the consequences of the criminal justice system.
The New York State Bar Association has just entered into a cooperation agreement, called a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, with the Ukrainian Bar Association. This collaboration is the latest in a series of such agreements NYSBA has reached with bar associations around the world, most recently the Osaka Bar Association, the Philippine Bar Association, … Continued
Key systems of American life such as education, the economy and health care were built to harm Black people. To think of the damage done by those systems as a failure is simply incorrect—the harm done was a feature built in by the system’s founders. That harm continues to this very day despite incremental change … Continued
The New York State Bar Association is hosting Town Hall meetings on Nov. 8 and 9 on the 29 new Uniform rules that are now in place in state Supreme Court and County Court. The association is seeking members’ input for comments it will be submitting to the Office of Court Administration.
New York State Bar Association President T. Andrew Brown has been appointed president of Ascend Wellness Holdings (AWH) New York as the company seeks regulatory approval to develop an adult-use cannabis program in the state, the company announced today.
As became all too clear during the pandemic, the lack of broadband service hits rural communities and racially and ethnically diverse neighborhoods particularly hard.
The New York State Bar Association and two Iowa bar associations were honored with the prestigious 2021 Harrison Tweed Award today at the virtual business meeting of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense. The award, which is given by the ABA’s Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense … Continued
As the spotlight focuses on Tokyo for the Summer Olympics, Japanese LGBTQ activists are hoping that the attention will hasten reforms and protections that will allow marriage equality. It may be shocking to some to learn that Japan is the only member of the G7 countries not to allow civil unions or same-sex marriage. The … Continued