Category: Reports

New York State Bar Association Calls for Eliminating Non-Lawyer Judges, Creating District Courts and Revolutionizing Sentencing

The New York State Bar Association is recommending that the state’s town and village courts be consolidated into district courts and that non-lawyers no longer be allowed to serve as judges. “It is necessary for our legal system to be constantly re-evaluated,” said Richard Lewis, president of the New York State Bar Association. “We need … Continued

Cybersecurity Alert: Tips for Working Securely While Working Remotely

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, numerous attorneys find themselves in uncharted professional territory, with their work lives and daily routines unexpectedly disrupted. Many attorneys who have worked in offices throughout their careers, with the benefit of administrative support, now find themselves forced to work from home, and not as comfortable as they would … Continued