Safeguarding the 2024 Election: The Role for Lawyers

While the stakes are enormous in the 2024 election, misinformation, efforts to delegitimize the election and other obstacles can prevent and discourage people from exercising the franchise. Lawyers have a special role to play in helping to preserve the election system, by litigating and advocating to preserve the opportunity to vote and keep elections free and fair, and by helping voters navigate pitfalls. Join Anna Chu, Ben Ginsberg, Jeh Johnson, Susan J. Kohlmann, Jennifer Rodgers and Wendy R. Weiser to learn how you can help safeguard this crucial election.
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The integrity of the judicial process rests upon the ability to restrict intimidating and harassing behavior that interferes with or otherwise threatens the judicial process. The City Bar supports Justice Juan Merchan's handling of the restraining (i.e., "gag") order limiting former President Trump from making statements causing threats to the families of court staff or prosecutors, as well as to jurors and witnesses. As Justice Merchan wrote in his new order yesterday: "The conventional 'David vs. Goliath' roles are no longer in play as demonstrated by the singular power Defendant's words have on countless others."
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Your Office at the City Bar

Our brand-new private offices and conference rooms are available for rental on a half-day, full-day or longer basis. Each office space is outfitted with essential amenities including Wi-Fi, printer/copier access, and access to Lexis Nexis & Westlaw research resources. Our conference rooms comfortably accommodate small and large groups and are equipped with video conferencing capabilities. Conveniently located inside the City Bar’s landmark building at 42 West 44th Street, our new offices boast a prime and prestigious midtown location, conveniently accessible via numerous subways.
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