Month: September 2018

September 28, 2018: State Bar Association Calls for FBI Investigation into Allegations Regarding Supreme Court Nominee

New York State Bar Association President Michael Miller issued the following statement today: “To preserve the integrity of the U.S. Supreme Court, the New York State Bar Association joins the American Bar Association’s call for an FBI investigation into recent allegations prior to the U.S. Senate taking any further action on Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination for … Continued

September 25, 2018: Meet World Renowned Robot ‘Sophia’ at NYSBA International Law Section Conference in Montreal Next Month

An artificial intelligence panel that includes Sophia the Robot and a keynote address from the Rt. Hon. Richard Wagner, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, highlight the New York State Bar Association’s International Section Seasonal Meeting at the InterContinental Hotel in Montreal, Canada Oct. 23-26. On Thursday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m., a … Continued

September 5, 2018: State Bar Association President Calls on Congress to Pass Budget for the Legal Services Corporation

With the federal government’s fiscal year set to end on September 30, New York State Bar Association President Michael Miller called on Congress to pass appropriations legislation to fund the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) at $410 million. LSC is an independent non-profit corporation established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal … Continued