Reducing dependence on nursing homes in favor of smaller community-based congregate care settings and caring for the elderly at home is the top recommendation in a new report issued by the New York State Bar Association’s Task Force on Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care. The task force’s review of the impact of COVID-19 on nursing … Continued
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The (NYSBA) Task Force on the New York Bar Exam is recommending that the state withdraw from the Uniform Bar Exam and develop its own bar admissions test so that attorneys have a better understanding of state law before being admitted to practice.
Requiring all police officers to have college degrees, a professional license and liability insurance are among the many innovative recommendations included in the comprehensive report.
Today’s vote moves New York one step closer to dismantling the systemic discrimination inherent in our current criminal justice system.
Chief Judge Robert Katzmann was known for his brilliant legal mind, dedication to the rule of law and devotion to the next generation.
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President T. Andrew Brown today issued an emphatic call for state lawmakers to pass the Less is More Act, a crucial piece of reform legislation that would end reincarceration for individuals alleged to have committed technical parole violations: “The current parole system is the single largest factor in mass … Continued
Andrew Brown of Rochester has become the 124th president of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and the New York Bar Foundation are bringing together thought-leaders, judges and scholars to discuss how the U.S. Constitution is being undermined. The goal of the NYSBA CLE program on Thursday, June 3, is to empower all citizens to become better advocates for democracy. The webinar will focus … Continued
Injured workers will now be able to obtain medical treatment more easily through the assistance of pro bono attorneys.
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) will examine how the new law legalizing cannabis for adult recreational use, which includes expunging past criminal records, will benefit people and communities that were disproportionately harmed by cannabis prohibition during a webinar on Tuesday, April 20, from 1 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. The seminar will focus on … Continued