Monthly Archives: June 2013

The New York City Bar Association, through its Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law, continues to monitor and assist Congressional deliberation of the immigration reform bill, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” (S. 744).< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association, through its Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law, continues to assist Congressional deliberation of the immigration reform bill, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” (S. 744).< Continue reading

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If a lawyer discovers after the close of a proceeding that material evidence offered by the lawyer, the lawyer’s client, or witness called by the lawyer during the underlying civil or criminal proceeding was false, the lawyer is obligated, under Rule 3.3(a)(3), to take “reasonable remedial measures,” states a formal Opinion from the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics (Formal Opinion 2013-2).< Continue reading

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On June 4th, the City Bar presented its annual Henry L. Stimson Medals to honor the work of Assistant U.S. Attorneys in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. This year’s recipients were Deborah Zwany, EDNY, Civil Division; Elizabeth Geddes, EDNY, Criminal Division; Pierre Armand, SDNY, Civil Division; and Stephen Ritchin, SDNY, Criminal Division. The medal is awarded in honor of Henry L. Stimson, who served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District from 1906-1909 and as President of … Continue reading

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