The City Bar will close at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The New York City Bar Association supports passage, without amendment, of sections 1031 and 1033 of S. 1197, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2014, as recently reported out by the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, on a bipartisan vote. Section 1031 clarifies and improves the procedures for transfer or release of Guantanamo Bay detainees to foreign countries. Section 1033 allows for the transfer of Guantanamo detainees to the United States for detention and trial.<
The New York City Bar Association has written to President Barack Obama with suggestions on the detention, treatment and trial of terrorism suspects.<