Monthly Archives: August 2013

Today, on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the City Bar remembers an evening in the spring of 1965 when Dr. King addressed an overflow crowd at the House of the Association on West 44th Street.< Continue reading

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Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech to the American Bar Association last week was welcome, and long overdue. He noted that the United States is the world’s leading jailer. We have five percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of the world’s incarcerated population.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association is sponsoring a delegation of 10 lawyers from the United States, Chile, Peru and Bolivia to travel to Guatemala on August 12th and 13th to meet with individuals and organizations involved in the trial of former President Efrain Rios Montt and his former head of military intelligence, Mauricio Rodriguez Sanchez.< Continue reading

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