The Puerto Rican Bar Association scholarship program is open to all Latino students, with scholar...2014-04-14
The Puerto Rican Bar Association is pleased to announce the 2014 Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) Scholarship Program for Latino law students. The PRBA, founded in New York in 1957 is one of the oldest Latino bar associations in the United States. Today, the PRBA continues its tradition of bre...
Supreme Court and Civil Court judicial vacancies in New York and Bronx Counties2014-03-19
FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
In accordance with Part 150 of the rules of the Chief Administrator of the New York State Courts, please be advised that the following judicial vacancies in the first Judicial District will be filled by election in November 2014.
1) Supreme Court – 2 vacancies
New York State Court System Now Issuing Notifications About Court Closings & Delays Via Twitter Text Messages
The New York State Unified Court System is now issuing notifications regarding court closings, de...2014-03-18
To register to receive text messages about court closings, delayed openings, schedule changes, and other emergencies:
Text: follow nycourtsnotice to address 40404
You will receive an automated reply from Twitter saying that you are “following nycourtsnotice” and inviting you to “join the co...
Dispute Resolution Section Achieving Diversity in the ADR Field: Overcoming Old Challenges ...2014-03-12
Tuesday, March 25th
Davis Polk & Wardwell
450 Lexington Avenue
New York City
For a full list of panelists, and sponsors please visit the event web page
6:00-6:55 pm: Initiatives of ADR Providers to Increase Diversity Among ADR Practitioners
A panel of ren...
Program Prepares New Generation of Policy-Makers to Lead New York State2014-02-16
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of the application process for the third class of the Empire State Fellows. The prestigious program attracts exceptional and diverse talent from New York and around the country to serve in high-level positions in the administration. Since its i...
A.G. Schneiderman Calls for Passage of Voter Intimidation Prevention Act to Combat Barriers to the Ballot Box
Schneiderman: All Eligible Voters Must Be Free To Cast Ballots Inside The Polls On Election Day W...2014-02-15
ALBANY—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced new legislation to restore accountability and ensure access to the ballot box by eliminating baseless and intimidating challenges to voter eligibility at the polls on Election Day. Under current law, voters who are challenged at the pol...
THE ARRASTIA, CAPOTE & PHANG SCHOLARSHIP2014-02-15
The HNBA Legal Education Fund & Arrastia, Capote & Phang, LLP have created a new scholarship program for deserving law school students. Annually over the next five years, The Fund will award the Arrastia, Capote & Phang Scholarship to a different law school student via a direct grant of $1,500 to...