Few crimes in our country are as insidious and misunderstood as human trafficking.
Practice Area: Government
Reliable, speedy online access is critical to ensuring a functional justice system, economy, and democracy.
Lawmakers are gearing up for a busy 2022 Legislative Session, as is the New York State Bar Association’s Department of Governmental Relations.
The woefully inadequate rates have resulted in a mass exodus of attorneys from assigned counsel panels and, more importantly, are argued to be reason for continuous constitutional violations of our state’s most vulnerable populations.
A panel of four attorneys, all veterans of the practice of cannabis law, offered their opinions, experience and best practices in the steadily evolving field as part of the New York State Bar Association’s continuing legal education programing on Thursday. Coming a week after Gov. Kathy Hochul’s picks to head the Cannabis Control Board and … Continued
NYSBA offers its best wishes to Gov. Kathy Hochul in her new and history-making role as the state’s first woman executive.
Election reform takes the stage against the backdrop of a world reeling from the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an upcoming New York State Bar Association webinar, Rep. Stacey Plaskett, a leading prosecutor in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, will provide exclusive behind-the-scenes details of how she and fellow House managers made their case before the U.S. Senate and a worldwide TV audience.
We condemn the siege of the U.S. Capitol by a violent and unruly mob in the strongest possible terms.
It was a year of momentous decisions followed by the loss of an iconic justice. The immediate past term saw the Supreme Court address an unusually high number of consequential, politically charged issues. The Court rendered historic rulings on presidential immunity and accountability, free exercise of religion, LGBTQ rights, abortion rights, jury trial rights, the … Continued