Category: Media Mentions

President Greenberg Discusses Parole Reform on the Capitol Pressroom

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

NYSBA President, Young Lawyers Section Chair Featured in ABA Bar Leader Article

New York State Bar Association President Hank Greenberg and Young Lawyers Section Chair Lauren Sharkey are featured in the March-April issue of the American Bar Association’s Bar Leader magazine. They are quoted in the article “Deep in Debt, Seeking Meaningful Involvement: Bars try new value propositions for young lawyers,” written by Robert J. Derocher. The … Continued

President Greenberg on Capital Tonight

President Greenberg appeared on Capital Tonight with Susan Arbetter on March 5, 2020. He discussed the legal and civil liberties implications of a public health crisis. Greenberg, former counsel to the State Department of Health, said, “Public health officials have immense authority to take steps necessary to protect the public from communicable diseases.” He confirmed … Continued

N.Y. to Ban Mental Health Question on State Bar Application

Bloomberg Law quoted President Greenberg on the removal of the mental health question from the bar exam application. New York State’s court system will remove questions about mental health history from its bar application, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced Wednesday. After debate and study, the court system plans to revise the application, DiFiore said in … Continued