Category Archives: New York City Bar Association

After NYPD Officer Peter Liang was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley, tensions rose between the Asian-American and African-American communities. Two organizations–Asian American Business Development Center and One Hundred Black Men–have come together to organize a panel of community, civic and political leaders to discuss race relations, communication and collaboration between the two communities this Monday, March 28th, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. here at the New York City Bar Association, 42 W. 44th Street.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association, in collaboration with global law firm Linklaters LLP, today announced the launch of a new Task Force and online resource that will support good governance and transparency in the process to select the next United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG).< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association is now accepting nominations for the Twenty-Seventh Annual Legal Services Awards.< Continue reading

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In a letter to Senator Chuck Grassley, Chair of the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee, and Senator Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, the New York City Bar Association respectfully urges reconsideration of their recently stated refusal to consider any nomination to the United States Supreme Court made by President Obama.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association is now soliciting nominations for the Kathryn A. McDonald Award for Excellence in Service to Family Court.< Continue reading

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If the headline above looks familiar, that’s because it’s almost exactly the same as the headline of my column in this newsletter one year ago. A familiar refrain, “Reform Albany” is starting to take on the quality of an annual New Year’s resolution, except our personal resolutions typically involve changing ourselves, not reforming others.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association, led by its Task Force on the New York State Constitutional Convention, has issued a Report on Delegate Selection Procedures.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has released its 2016 New York State Legislative Agenda.< Continue reading

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