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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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In a letter sent to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the New York City Bar Association expresses “profound concern” with Section 1116 of the 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act (“Section 1116”), which, if it becomes law, would terminate funding for the transfer of a non-citizen to the United States for any purpose, thereby preventing Guantanamo detainees from being tried in Article III courts for offenses related to the events of September 11, 2001. Section … Continue reading

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