Category Archives: New York City Bar Association

Correction to the press release of September 3, 2015: In Kings County, Civil Court, 7th District, as Carolyn Walker-Diallo’s opponent has dropped out of the race, there will be no primary in her district, making her the Democratic candidate in the general election. She has therefore been removed from the list of candidates evaluated by the City Bar for the primary.< Continue reading

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The Public Service Committee of the City Bar’s New Lawyers Council is collecting new or gently used books for children ages 12 and under, for donation to the New York State Unified Court System’s “Children’s Centers.”< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on European Affairs recently wrote a letter supporting European Council conclusions adopting provisional measures and urging the adoption by the Council and European Parliament of European Commission proposals to develop a broad and coherent European Migration Agenda.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Committees on International Human Rights and Asian Affairs authored a letter to the President of the People’s Republic of China to express grave concern regarding the intimidation, arrest, detention, and in many cases ongoing enforced disappearance of 228 – an unprecedented number – of Chinese lawyers, lawyers’ family members, support staff, and human rights and legal activists in a sweeping crackdown that began on July 9th.< Continue reading

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In a letter to the presidents of the Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou Bar Associations, the New York City Bar Association expressed concern over the current draft of the People’s Republic of China Non-Mainland Non-Governmental Organization Management Law with regards to its scope and potential effects.< Continue reading

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Joseph Tillman, an Associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and member of the City Bar’s Diversity Pipeline Initiatives Committee, is the winner of the SoFi #2BillionTogether student loan payoff contest.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued Formal Opinion (2015-5), stating that an attorney who intends to threaten disciplinary charges against another lawyer should “carefully consider” whether doing so violates the New York Rules of Professional Conduct.< Continue reading

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Having recently reached the midpoint of my two-year tenure as president of the New York City Bar Association, I invite you to look back with me on the remarkable work that has gone on here over the past twelve months.< Continue reading

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