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City Bar Supports European Migration Agenda

The New York City Bar Association's Committee on European Affairs recently wrote a letter supporting European Council conclusions adopting provisional measures and urging the adoption by the Council and European Parliament of European Commission proposals to develop a broad and coherent European Migration Agenda.
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City Bar Voices Grave Concern over Treatment of Rights Lawyers in China

The New York City Bar Association's Committees on International Human Rights and Asian Affairs authored a letter to the President of the People's Republic of China to express grave concern regarding the intimidation, arrest, detention, and in many cases ongoing enforced disappearance of 228 – an unprecedented number – of Chinese lawyers, lawyers' family members, support staff, and human rights and legal activists in a sweeping crackdown that began on July 9th.
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New York City Bar Association Voices Concern over China’s Draft NGO Management Law

In a letter to the presidents of the Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou Bar Associations, the New York City Bar Association expressed concern over the current draft of the People’s Republic of China Non-Mainland Non-Governmental Organization Management Law with regards to its scope and potential effects.
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City Bar Member Wins Student Loan Payoff

Joseph Tillman, an Associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and member of the City Bar's Diversity Pipeline Initiatives Committee, is the winner of the SoFi #2BillionTogether student loan payoff contest.
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City Bar Formal Ethics Opinion: Threatening to File a Disciplinary Complaint against Another Lawyer

The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued Formal Opinion (2015-5), stating that an attorney who intends to threaten disciplinary charges against another lawyer should “carefully consider” whether doing so violates the New York Rules of Professional Conduct.
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City Bar Year in Review – by Debra L. Raskin

Having recently reached the midpoint of my two-year tenure as president of the New York City Bar Association, I invite you to look back with me on the remarkable work that has gone on here over the past twelve months.
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