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As you read this column, the City Bar’s Executive Committee is reviewing the candidates for the upcoming vacancy on the New York Court of Appeals caused by the mandatory age retirement of Judge Robert Smith. We will be conveying our views on the candidates to the Governor later in the week.< Continue reading

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Nearly 450 people defied the latest snowstorm to pack the New York City Bar Association’s meeting hall last night for a rare opportunity to see two Supreme Court justices speak and interact with each another. The occasion was the annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law, which was delivered by Justice Elena Kagan.< Continue reading

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The City Bar applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to invalidate DOMA on Fifth Amendment grounds.< Continue reading

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As the United States Supreme Court begins its new term Monday, the New York City Bar Association has recommended that its Justices be required to issue written explanations for their decisions either to recuse from a case or to hear a case in the face of a motion to disqualify.< Continue reading

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