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The New York City Bar Association, through its LGBT Rights Committee and its Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, along with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Human Rights Watch and several international partners, submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges on marriage equality for same-sex couples.< Continue reading

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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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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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