On Friday, July 10th, President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of Roger Stone, who was convicted in 2019 of several charges, including witness tampering and lying to a congressional committee. Trump’s decision drew harsh criticism from law enforcement and legal community. New York State Bar Associaton (NYSBA) President Scott M. Karson released a statement early Monday condemning the President’s decision.
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On June 27 the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) House of Delegates met virtually, concluding the second part of its summer meeting, discussed reports produced by several task forces, sections and committees.
On Saturday, June 13, the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) House of Delegates met virtually to discuss the reports produced by several task forces, sections and committees. The Daily Record (NY) and the New York Law Journal both quoted Karson in a story about NYSBA’s House of Delegates voting to approve the report and … Continued
When Scott M. Karson was officially sworn in Monday, June 1 as the 123rd president of the New York State Bar Association, he became the first-ever NYSBA president to be installed virtually. The virtual swearing-in was conducted by New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, and was attended by more than 250 guests.
As many upstate areas and courts prepare to reopen this week and millions of New Yorkers financially impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis are still unable to pay their rent, the New York State Bar Association is…
With plans for stay-at-home orders being relaxed in New York and unemployment claims continuing to increase due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the New York State Bar Association is continuing to advocate on behalf of its 70,000 members and provide assistance to the citizens of New York.
The COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent economic slowdown have impacted every aspect of the legal world. From increasing the need for certain legal services to prompting states to postpone the bar exam, the pandemic has led to many questions and concerns. NYSBA has been working to get answers for our members and to provide assistance to all New Yorkers.
There is no part of the legal world that has not been impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency, and the pandemic and its effects have led to many questions and raised many concerns. The Wall St. Journal quoted NYSBA President Hank Greenberg in a story about how bar exam delays due to coronavirus are … Continued
A report from Columbia University’s Justice Lab found that the parole system in New York disproportionately impacts the Black and Latinx communities. President Greenberg appeared on the Capitol Pressroom to discuss the report and NYSBA’s efforts to tackle the issue. He began by explaining what parole is. “(It) is typically to address circumstances where a … Continued
President Greenberg appeared on America’s News HQ with Arthel Neville to discuss the rights people have regarding public health, while discussing the case of the 21 people who tested positive for the coronavirus on a cruise ship off the coast of California. “The Constitution of the United States confers on them fundamental rights,” said Greenberg. … Continued