Monthly Archives: September 2012

As the United States Supreme Court begins its new term Monday, the New York City Bar Association has recommended that its Justices be required to issue written explanations for their decisions either to recuse from a case or to hear a case in the face of a motion to disqualify.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association applauds Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly’s decision to expand the videotaping of interrogations to all 76 precincts in the city. The recording of interrogations is among several initiatives the Association has recommended to reduce the incidence of wrongful convictions.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association fully supports the new Pro Bono Requirement for Bar Admission that was announced yesterday.< Continue reading

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Since its founding, the New York City Bar Association has fought to maintain the judiciary as a co-equal branch of government; indeed, as many of you know, the City Bar was founded in 1870 by a group of attorneys who came together specifically to challenge judicial corruption in the era of the Tammany Hall political machine.< Continue reading

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