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NYSBA Forms New Cannabis Law Section

The New York State Bar Association has created a new Cannabis Law Section for lawyers looking for guidance in this emerging market and practice area.
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NYSBA: Bar Admission Application Question on Police Interactions, Sealed Records, Juvenile Delinquency Is Illegal, Must Be Revised

The New York State Bar admission application question that asks potential lawyers about their encounters with law enforcement and criminal history is illegal, negatively impacts efforts to diversify the profession, and should be immediately revised, the New York State Bar…
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President Brown: A Time of Renewed Optimism

In his address to the Association during Annual Meeting, President T. Andrew Brown said there is much to look forward to over the course of this year, both within and outside of the Association. 
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Why NY Court of Appeals Judge Jenny Rivera Has a Keen Interest in the Outcome of one of Puerto Rico’s ‘Insular Cases’

The case of a disabled Puerto Rican man who was sued by the United States government to get back money paid to him in SSI benefits could impact how millions of residents of US-owned territories are treated under the Constitution.…
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New York State Bar Association Judicial Section Confers Prestigious Awards

Hon. Robert G. Main, Jr., the longest serving state court judge in the Fourth Judicial District, and the Hon. Kathie E. Davidson, dean of the New York State Judicial Institute, will be honored by the New York State Bar Association…
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Creating A Culture of Inclusion Benefits Transgender Students and Their Peers

Panelists discussed the newest front on the modern civil rights debate on Transgender Rights and Sports: Civil Rights Now and Into the Future at the Presidential Summit during the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. Instead of widespread efforts…
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Attorney for Cuomo Accuser says James’ Investigation Should Be “Blueprint” for Harassment Inquiries

Attorney Debra S. Katz, who represents Charlotte Bennett, the former staffer to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who accused him of sexual harassment, said the investigation into the governor should  “serve as a blueprint for what we do going forward.” She cited…
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How Lawyers Can Make Sure LGBTQ Clients Don’t Face Discrimination

When working with LGBTQ clients, attorneys need to arm themselves, not only with the latest anti-discrimination laws and ethical codes, but with first-hand knowledge of their client’s legal goals and personal perspectives.
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Two Years Into COVID, Trends Are Emerging on Litigation

After nearly two years of legal battles, trends are emerging in how COVID-related commercial cases are being argued and decided, a panel of lawyers said Wednesday during the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting.
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New York State Bar Association and Bar Foundation Launch Attorney Well-Being Fundraising Campaign

The New York State Bar Association and the New York Bar Foundation have launched a new fundraising campaign to address attorney well-being.
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NYSBA Publications

NYSBA produces and releases a variety of publications that pertain to case law, procedural developments, practice management, and a host of other topics of interest to legal professionals. Learn more by selecting a publication below, and read the latest issue or browse the archives. Note: Some issues and archives require you to login to the site first to access.


Bar Journal: January-February 2022 Edition

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State Bar News: Summer 2021 Edition

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CasePrep Plus

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New York State Law Digest: January 2022 Edition

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