This article is part of New York Law: A View From the Bench, a special section in the May issue of the NYSBA Journal edited by Court of Appeals Associate Judge Michael J. Garcia. Read Judge Garcia’s introduction to the section here. My colleagues have expertly captured the significance of New York law and recounted … Continued
Category: Bar Journal
As a junior attorney, I cherished my time as law clerk. I can only hope to provide my own court attorney the same challenging, thrilling, and rewarding experience that I had.
The interests of justice are not well served if New York law does not enjoy consistency in both state and federal courts. Fortunately, through use of the certification process, the Second Circuit and the Court of Appeals have minimized the possibility of competing views on New York law.
As the media capital of the country if not the world, New York has a long history and tradition of providing a hospitable climate for the free exchange of ideas.
The task is a daunting one: to identify the historical “giants” of New York State’s judiciary
Our legal history is a great New York narrative: Leading jurists, a vibrant bar, and a unique docket combine, generating prominence and influence well beyond our borders.
The May Bar Journal will be arriving in NYSBA members’ mailboxes soon. In the meantime, you can view the complete issue online now.
A technological transformation of the legal industry, originally expected to take place over the next five to 10 years kicked into overdrive in March
Over the past 40 years, Superfund has not only facilitated the cleanup of contaminated sites – its original intention – but has also transformed the practice of real estate and corporate law.
The public health crisis has put a particular strain on legal services in rural communities, where there is limited access to technologies that are necessary to work remotely.