Monthly Archives: February 2011

Earlier this month, a Jewish refugee from Ukraine who has been in this country as a lawful permanent resident since 1995, walked out of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution and headed back to his home in Brooklyn after 10 months in detention. <
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On February 9th, City Bar President Sam Seymour provided testimony before the New York State Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees in support of the Judiciary’s proposed 2011-12 budget and its inclusion of $25 million in funding for civil legal services representation. < Continue reading

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At the annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law on February 7th at the City Bar, Martha L. Minow, Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, spoke on “Gender and the Law Stories: Learning from Longstanding Debates.” < Continue reading

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Today New York City Bar Association President Samuel W. Seymour issued the following statement in support of the 2011-12 Judiciary budget:< Continue reading

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