Monthly Archives: October 2012

The New York City Bar Association has a long-held, deep commitment to human rights and the rule of law worldwide. Our membership and committee activity reflect that we are based in the pre-eminent global city, with fifteen committees exclusively focused on international issues and many others also including international issues on their agendas.< Continue reading

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Morocco cannot claim a legal right to Western Sahara on the basis of any historic relationship it had with the territory prior to its colonization by Spain, the New York City Bar Association testified yesterday before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the United Nations General Assembly.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association applauds the Legislature for passing, and the Governor for signing into law, Bill Number A.5275/S.1546, which will afford attorneys the same fee protections in cases resolved through alternative dispute resolution or pre-litigation settlements as are available to attorneys in court-filed cases.< Continue reading

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New York City Bar Association President Carey R. Dunne testified today at Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s hearing on civil legal services for low-income New Yorkers, at the Appellate Division, First Department, in Manhattan.< Continue reading

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