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When courthouses across New York State ceased non-essential operations on March 17, few thought that COVID-19 would completely upend the day-to-day operations of the court. In a recent webinar, Hon. George J. Silver, the deputy chief administrative judge for the New York City courts, spoke to over 150 participants about his role in helping the … Continued
You can learn a lot about legal writing simply by looking at your phone number.
New York State Bar Association President Scott M. Karson has asked the Committee on Civil Rights to examine whether the Trump administration has the legal authority to send in armed federal law enforcement agents to put down violence occurring in communities across the U.S. – including New York City. “The deployment of federal law enforcement … Continued
NYSBA President Scott M. Karson asked for the opinion of the Committee on Civil Rights (CCR) as to whether President Trump has the constitutional authority to involve federal personnel in the policing of American cities.
When you think about your practice, the most important part is your clients. And now is the perfect time to connect and reconnect with clients. Carol Schiro Greenwald, Ph.D., discussed simple ways to effectively connect and communicate with clients on the recent CLE webinar, “Do Your Clients Know You Care?” Greenwald said that as COVID-19 … Continued
Thirty years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act gave people with disabilities the rights to equal access, opportunity and employment, leading our society to become more inclusive. Now is a great opportunity to recognize the importance of ensuring inclusive environments for New Yorkers with disabilities.
Ben Meiselas, the attorney representing former MLB pitcher Mike Bolsinger in his lawsuit against the Astros, is this week’s guest on the Miranda Warnings podcast. Meiselas who is a partner at the Los Angeles law firm Geragos & Geragos discusses the legal arguments his client is making, his strategy for deposing Astros owner Jim Crane, and what legal battles are on the horizon.
If a fire breaks out, a Fitbit could be the key piece of evidence to determine a witness’ alibi. By checking a witness’ heartrate at the alleged moment of the incident, investigators can determine the credibility of testimony. A flat heartrate might indicate that a fire took place long after a witness says it did, … Continued
Scott M. Karson, President of the New York State Bar Association, issued the following statement regarding the decision of the New York Court of Appeals to administer a one-time emergency remote bar exam on October 5-6, 2020. “Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and the New York State Court of Appeals have wisely provided recent law school … Continued