New York State Bar Association President T. Andrew Brown today applauded Gov. Kathy Hochul for signing the Less is More Act – a vitally important piece of reform legislation that will end reincarceration for individuals alleged to have committed technical parole violations.
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The New York State Bar Association has launched a comprehensive new task force that will examine how structural racism permeates and influences all aspects of daily life leading to injustice and inequality among New Yorkers.
The Texas law that deprives women of their right to privacy to make the very personal decision about whether to have an abortion was enacted in flagrant disregard of the U.S. Supreme Court’s precedent and the rule of law.
Governor Kathy Hochul and the state Legislature are showing real leadership in extending critical tenant protections while also recognizing the importance of preserving the rights of landlords, who are also struggling as a result of the ongoing challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Kathy Hochul has demonstrated that it is indeed a new day in Albany by keeping her word and moving ahead with key appointments to a new cannabis regulatory body that will enable the state to finally move forward and establish an adult-use program.
This program will provide an overview of advising clients (both employee and employer perspectives) and will assist in developing sample policies for your own firm in mandating employee vaccinations for COVID-19.
T. Andrew Brown, president of the New York State Bar Association, issued the following statement about the court officer who jeopardized the safety of New York’s Chief Judge Janet DiFiore: “Chief Judge Janet DiFiore’s decision to require that all state court workers and judges be vaccinated against COVID-19 was both morally right and legally sound. … Continued
The New York State Bar Association is recommending that every employer in the state require that all workers be vaccinated.
We join the international community in demanding that all the judges, lawyers and court staff in Afghanistan who have worked tirelessly to uphold the rule of law be protected.
NYSBA offers its best wishes to Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul in her new and history-making role as the state’s future first woman executive.