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With another Election Day behind us, we are thoroughly unsurprised at reports of abysmal voter turnout. As we head toward primary season for the 2016 elections, now seems a good time to reflect on why this is and to review an issue of great importance to the New York City Bar Association: election law reform.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has evaluated candidates recommended by the New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination for appointment as Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, to fill the vacancy created by the mandatory-age retirement of Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman.< Continue reading

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On October 21st, I attended a meeting at UN Headquarters in New York entitled, the “Sixth Civil Society Hearing in preparation for the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs.” < Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee has evaluated candidates running in the November 3rd general election for Supreme Court, Civil Court and District Attorney in Bronx, Kings, New York, and Queens Counties.< Continue reading

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John S. Kiernan has been nominated as President of the New York City Bar Association. If elected, Kiernan will succeed Debra L. Raskin as the 67th president in the Association’s 145-year history.< Continue reading

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You have been much on our minds at the New York City Bar Association. In recent years, we have offered increased opportunities for you to network, develop your career, position yourself to land a job, hone your skills, participate in committee work, and enjoy yourself with new colleagues and friends.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association, the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, and the New York City “BigLaw” community have forged a unique partnership to address the persistent justice gap in America and the professional crisis that continues to affect new lawyers.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association presented testimony today before the New York Ethics Review Commission and offered a series of recommendations that could be taken immediately to strengthen the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE).< Continue reading

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