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NYCLA's business offices and Library will close at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5th due to the inclement weather.



  
East Meets West-Understanding the Dynamics of the Asian Market: Domestically and Globally
Monday, March 9, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Breast Cancer: Upworthy Ideas
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6 p.m.
Everything You Need to Know about Interviewing and Getting Hired
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6 p.m.
Young Lawyers' Awards: Call for Nominations
Monday, March 16, 2015
2nd Annual Animal Rescue Law Forum
Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Judicial Reception
Monday, March 23, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Law Day Luncheon
Friday, April 17, 2015, Reception-11:30 a.m.; Lunch-12:30 p.m.
Portrait Unveiling of a Past President, Michael Miller
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Second Annual YLS Awards & Reception
Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Please Note: All above-mentioned events take place at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, unless otherwise indicated.


  
NYCLA Issues Report on New York Uniform Bar Exam Proposal: Recommends one-year study period to assess UBE

NYCLA published its Report on the New York Uniform Bar Exam Proposal. The Report explains how reasonable arguments can be made for and against the adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) by New York State, and therefore NYCLA supports a one-year study period during which these arguments can be fully assessed.   
Report
Press Release
NYCLA Past-Presidents Send Letter to United States Senate Judiciary Committee Supporting Loretta Lynch Attorney General Nomination

Before the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the next Attorney General, a group of past NYCLA Presidents sent a letter supporting her nomination to the Committee.
Letter of Support
New York Law Journal/National Law Journal article
NYCLA President Lewis Tesser Sends Letter to New York Post Editor on Attack of Judge Joan Madden

The Post continues its attacks on judges assigned to cases involving lawyers with ties to former Speaker Sheldon Silver. Most recently, the Post attacked Judge Joan Madden, who sits in the New York City asbestos court, where many cases are brought by Silver's former law firm Weitz & Luxenberg.
Letter to the Editor
Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for NYC Courts to Receive Bar Association Award Celebrating Black History: Hon. Fern A. Fisher to receive 13th Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award

On Tuesday, February 3 at 6 p.m, NYCLA and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association presented the 13th Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award to Honorable Fern A. Fisher, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for New York City Courts and Director of New York State Courts Access to Justice Program.
Press Release
New York Law Journal article
Mock Trial Tournament: Call for Volunteer Judges

The Justice Resource Center, NYC coordinator of this premier law-related competition, is currently recruiting volunteer judges for the high school competition.
Click here for application
NYCLA Issues Statement: Hurrell-Harring v. New York Settlement

NYCLA issued a statement regarding the settlement in Hurrell-Harring v. New York
Statement

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