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Local and State Government Law Section

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Check the Online Community to find out about the March 30 COVID-19 Update: Open Meetings in the Era of Social Distancing.The Local and State Government Law Section Spring Meeting on 4/20 is being cancelled.

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The purpose of the Local and State Government Law Section shall be to serve, educate and provide a common meeting ground and impartial forum for those attorneys, whether in the public or private sector engaged in dealing in any capacity with issues in local or state government law. The Section shall carry forward the work of the New York State Bar Association by:

(a) Providing a common meeting ground and impartial forum for those members of the Bar who are engaged in dealing with problems in local and state government law in any capacity;

(b) Furthering a better understanding of local and state government law through the holding of meetings and seminars, the making of studies, surveys and analysis and the dissemination of current information concerning judicial decisions, legislation and other matters of interest to attorneys practicing local and state government law;

(c) Formulating and submitting to the members of the Section and the Association, such reports and recommendations as may be deemed useful to the profession and advisable in the public interest;

(d) Reviewing pending legislation and promoting or opposing the same in the name of the Section (or one of its committees) and, whenever in its judgment necessary or appropriate, initiating legislation;

(e) Furthering the public interest through the practice of local and state government law; and

(f) Furthering access to justice through the promotion of voluntary participation in regional and local pro bono programs.

Contact the Local and State Government Law Section Liaison

To learn more about this Section, please contact Cathy Teeter
[email protected]
(518) 487-5573

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Local & State Government Section Fall Meeting - 75th Anniversary Celebration

Join the Local & State Government Law Section for their 75th Anniversary Celebration in Philadelphia.Registration and sponsorship opportunities coming soon.

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Municipal Lawyer

The Municipal Lawyer features peer-written, substantive articles relating to the practice of municipal law on various topics including land use, zoning, ethics, and environmental issues. Edited by Prof. Mike Lewyn, the Municipal Lawyer is a publication of the Local and State Government Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and is distributed to Section members free of charge.

The Municipal Lawyer is published as a benefit for members of the Local and State Government Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
© New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved.  ISSN 1530-3969 (print)    ISSN 1933-8473 (online)

 


Government, Law and Policy Journal

Each Government, Law and Policy Journal features peer-written substantive articles with a theme on a current issue of interest to government attorneys. Past themes have included NY Innovative Public Policy; Aging and Longevity; Renewable Energy; Civil Rights and Disabilities Law; Firearms, Public Safety and the Law; The Oversight Function: Guarding the Public Interest; New York State’s Budget; Beverage Alcohol Law: Regulation and Policy; Public Authority Reform; Freedom of Information Law; and Climate Change. Edited by Rose Mary K. Bailly, the Government, Law and Policy Journal is published twice per year and is available to Local, State and Government Law Section members free of charge.

The Journal is published as a benefit for members of the Local, State and Government Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
© New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 1521-7183 (print) ISSN 1933-8562 (online)

 

 

Municipal Lawyer - 2019

A publication of the Local and State Government Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, produced in cooperation with Touro Law Center. Can’t…

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Government, Law and Policy Journal - 2018

A Publication of the New York State Bar Association Produced in cooperation with the Government Law Center at Albany Law School. Can’t see this edition?…

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