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Last June, I wrote about the New York City Bar Association’s extensive policy recommendations for New York City’s mayoral candidates leading up to the election in November. Based on the collaborative effort of over two dozen City Bar committees, we issued a 95-page report from the perspectives of lawyers who work daily on issues vital to the City’s welfare.< Continue reading

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The new year is often a time for people to reflect upon personal and professional goals. It is no different at the New York City Bar Association, and I would like to take this opportunity to share with you our policy goals and resolutions for City Hall, Albany and Washington in 2014.< Continue reading

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Statement by Citizens Union, the Fund for Modern Courts and the New York City Bar Association:

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg today swears in his last group of judges for New York City’s courts, we applaud him for following the practice, originally adopted as an Executive Order by Mayor Ed Koch, of having an independent committee on the judiciary select a limited number of highly qualified candidates from which the Mayor must choose in making his appointments.< Continue reading

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg is about to swear in the last group of judges that he will be appointing to New York City’s courts. As many of you know, the Mayor makes all appointments to the City’s Family Court and Criminal Court, and also appoints interim Civil Court Judges. Every judge now sitting in the Family and Criminal Court has been appointed or reappointed during Mayor Bloomberg’s tenure.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has released the responses it received to a questionnaire entitled “Ten Questions about Public Integrity for Citywide Candidates 2013.” Drafted by the City Bar’s Government Ethics Committee, the questionnaire was submitted to candidates for New York City Mayor and Comptroller.< Continue reading

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