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New York State Bar Association President Laments Nation’s Failure To Combat Hate and Gun Violence

The mass shooting at a Texas elementary school in a mostly Hispanic neighborhood, coming on the heels of a racially motived mass shooting in Buffalo, is a grim reminder of our country’s ongoing failure to combat hatred and gun violence.
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Overturning the Roe v. Wade Precedent: Vice or Virtue?

No prior decision is actually immune from being overruled. In fact, there have been no fewer than 300 reversals in the court’s history.
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DiFiore: Stand Against Hate

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore discussed the “senseless, racially-motivated act of violence that took the lives of 10 innocent community members who were simply going about their ordinary Saturday afternoon chores in the City of Buffalo on May 14.”
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Sherry Levin Wallach To Be Sworn In As New York State Bar Association’s President

Sherry Levin Wallach, deputy executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County, will be sworn in as the 125th president of the New York State Bar Association on June 1 by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore.
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Remembering Ken Screven

Screven, the first African-American television reporter and news anchor in Albany, joined us in July 2018 to look back at his career on the first season of Miranda Warnings.
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The Courts and Contracts: Losing Patience With Unconscionable Agreements

The core question nonetheless remains this: when do the provisions of an otherwise valid contract or the process by which it was agreed to reach a point where courts are willing to break with the presumption of validity and declare…
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CUNY Law School Removes Criminal History Question From its Admissions Application

CUNY Law School announced today that it was removing a question about criminal history from its admissions application, becoming the second law school in New York to do so after the University at Buffalo School of Law.
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Law Students Get Public Service Experience Through New York Bar Foundation Catalyst Program

First year law students have a difficult choice about how to spend their summers. Do they get a job to pay for  law school, or do they take an internship — often unpaid — and gain valuable experience? The Catalyst…
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Nottingham High School Wins Region II Mock Trial Competition

Nottingham High School in Syracuse has advanced to the semifinal round of the New York State Bar Association’s Mock Trial competition, which will be held May 23. The Nottingham Bulldogs beat the New Hartford Spartans last month to become the…
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New Lawyers Attend Five-Day Trial Boot Camp at Syracuse Law

A one-of-a-kind boot camp for trial attorneys who want to improve their courtroom skills kicks off today at Syracuse University College of Law. The five-day New York State Bar Association Trial Academy covers all aspects of a trial from jury…
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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.

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Bar Journal: May-June 2022 Edition

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State Bar News: Annual Meeting 2022 Edition

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CasePrep Plus

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New York State Law Digest: April 2022 Edition

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