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Charging interest on unpaid legal fees
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Checks and Balances: Congressional Restriction of Federal Court Jurisdiction ( PDF format )
Jurisdiction Stripping | Federal Legislation

Choosing Between Batterers Education Program Models: Recommendations to the New York City Domestic Violence Criminal and Family Courts ( PDF format )
Batterers Education | Domestic Violence

City Bar Fund Annual Report 2002-2003 ( PDF format )
City Bar Fund Annual Report | Citybar Public Service Network

City Bar Statement Condemning Attacks on Department of Justice Lawyers Who have Represented Guantanamo Detainees (March 2010) ( PDF format )
Detainees, Right to Counsel | President

Client Funds; Incompetent Client; Interest on Trust Accounts
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Principles (December 2009) ( PDF format )
Climate Change | Environmental Law / International Affairs, Council on / International Human Rights

Colonial Continuities: Human Rights, Terrorism, and Security Laws in India ( PDF format )
India | International Human Rights

Combating Acid Violence in Bangladesh, India and Cambodia (February 2011) ( PDF format )
Acid Violence | International Human Rights

Comment on amending the General Business Law to Ban the Sale and Use of Employer Data Reports without Consumer Consent (May 2014) ( PDF format )
Employer Data Reports | Consumer Affairs

Comment on Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices Act ('Best Practices Act') (July 2010) ( PDF format )
Animals Used for Experimentation, including Medical Use of Animals | Animal Law

Comment re: Notice to Members 04-83 - Request for Comment on Whether to Propose New Rule That Would Address Conflicts of Interest When Members Provide Fairness Opinions in Corporate Control Transactions ( PDF format )
Corporate Control Contests | Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Control Contests

Comment to Revised Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulation (December 2011) ( PDF format )
Hydrofracking | Environmental Law / Land Use Planning and Zoning

Commentary on New York’s Ethics Rules Governing Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation (March 2009) ( PDF format )
Lawyer Advertising | Professional Responsibility

Comments and proposed initiatives to the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability for the PlaNYC Update of 2011 (January 2011) ( PDF format )
Environmental Policy | Environmental Law

Comments and Recommendations for I-STOP Proposed Regulations (August 2013) ( PDF format )
Prescription Drug Abuse | Bioethical Issues

Comments concerning the Bird Hazard Reduction Program for JFK International Airport (October 2013) ( PDF format )
Wildlife, including Hunting, Wildlife Management, and Endangered Species | Animal Law

Comments in the areas of ADR/mediation and simplification of forms and processes on the November 2010 report by the Office of Court Administration's Task Force to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services (June 2011) ( PDF format )
Mediation | Alternative Dispute Resolution / Pro Bono and Legal Services

Comments of the New York City Bar Association on Proposed Rule for Redaction of Personal Identifying Information (January 2013) ( PDF format )
Electronic Court Records | Judicial Administration, Council on

Comments of the New York City Bar Association the proposed adoption of 22 N.Y.C. R.R. §202.5(e), a rule aimed at preventing the unnecessary disclosure of confidential personal information in papers filed in civil matters (January 2014) ( PDF format )
Electronic Court Records | Judicial Administration, Council on

Comments on a proposal to include the killer whale “Lolita” as a protected member of the endangered Southern Resident killer whale Distinct Population Segment under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (March 2014) ( PDF format )
Wildlife, including Hunting, Wildlife Management, and Endangered Species | Animal Law

Comments on A.9600/S.7341 which would delay the effective date of a number of the sections in the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 (June 2014) ( PDF format )
Non-profit Revitalization Act | Non-Profit Organizations

Comments on Amendments Proposed by the Campaign Finance Board, December 2004, Regarding the reporting of employment information and contributions by limited liability corporations and partnerships ( PDF format )
Campaign Finance | Election Law

Comments on Guidance on Private Transfer Fee Covenants (No.2010-N-11) (October 2010) ( PDF format )
Private Transfer Fees | Cooperative and Condominium Law

Comments on Intro. No. 380, amending the Administrative Code of the City of New York, to clarify the rights of guardians and their companion animals in multiple dwellings; and to grant senior citizens residing in multiple dwellings the automatic right, regardless of three months elapsing, to have companion animals in their apartments ( PDF format )
Pets in Housing | Animal Law / Legal Problems of the Aging

Comments on IRS Circular 230 (which governs practice before the IRS)(May 2005) ( PDF format )
Taxation - Rules of Practice | Estate and Gift Taxation / Personal Income Taxation / Trusts, Estates & Surrogate's Courts / Taxation of Business Entities

Comments on NYC Campaign Finance Board Proposed Rules Regarding Reporting and Treatment of Contributions (12/04) ( PDF format )
Campaign Finance | Election Law

Comments on Proposal to Update the Procedures Regarding Enrollment and Discipline ( PDF format )
Patent Bar | Patents

Comments on proposed adoption of 22 NYCRR § 207.64 of the Uniform Rules for Surrogate’s Court (December 2013) ( PDF format )
Confidential Personal Identifying and Financial Data | Trusts, Estates & Surrogate's Courts / Communications and Media Law

Comments on Proposed Amendment to 22 NYCRR § 202.70(d) (Rules of the Commercial Division), Relating to the Assignment of Cases to the Commercial Division (May 2014) ( PDF format )
Commercial Division, Case Assignment | State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction

Comments on proposed amendment to adopt the use of forms for default applications in consumer debt cases (December 2013) ( PDF format )
Consumer Debt | Consumer Affairs / Civil Courts

Comments on Proposed Amendment to NYCRR § 202.70(g) (Commercial Division Rule 8 (a)), Relating to Settlement-Related Disclosure (May 2014) ( PDF format )
Commercial Division, Settlement-Related Disclosure | State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction / Judicial Administration, Council on

Comments on Proposed Amendments to Regulation D, Form D and Rule 156: File No. S7-06-13 (September 2013) ( PDF format )
General Solicitation, Use of | Securities Regulation

Comments on proposed amendments to the New York Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (NYFDCPA) ( PDF format )
Debt Collection Practices | Consumer Affairs

Comments on proposed amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Trial Courts and the Rules of the Commercial Division which would require counsel to confer prior to the preliminary conference in cases reasonably likely to involve electronic discovery (March 2013) ( PDF format )
E-Discovery | Judicial Administration, Council on / State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction / E-Discovery Working Group

Comments on Proposed Electronic Discovery Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ( PDF format )
E-Discovery | Information Technology / Federal Courts / Professional Ethics

Comments on Proposed New York State 2009 Executive Budget (March 2009) ( PDF format )
Senior Citizens | Legal Problems of the Aging

Comments on Proposed OCA Rules Changes Based Upon the Reports of the Commission to Promote Public Confidence in Judicial Elections ( PDF format )
Judicial Selection | Judicial Administration, Council on / Election Law / Government Ethics

Comments on Proposed Pilot Mandatory Mediation Program in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, New York County (February 2014) ( PDF format )
Mandatory Mediation, Commercial Division | Alternative Dispute Resolution

Comments on Proposed Reforms Relating to Consumer Credit Cases (May 2014) ( PDF format )
Consumer Credit Cases | Consumer Affairs / Civil Courts

Comments on Proposed Regulations Regarding Expanded Medicaid Estate Recovery (November 2011) ( PDF format )
Medicaid | Legal Problems of the Aging

Comments on Proposed Revisions to New York’s Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (January 2010) ( PDF format )
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law | Non-Profit Organizations

Comments on proposed rule making by the New York State Department of Financial Services regarding debt collection (October 2013) ( PDF format )
Debt Collection Practices | Civil Courts / Consumer Affairs

Comments on Proposed Solid Waste Management Plan and the Draft Environmental Impact Statement ( PDF format )
Solid Waste Management | Environmental Law

Comments on Recommendations to Eliminate the Potential for Future Corruption in the Real Property Assessment Unit of the NYC Department of Finance ( PDF format )
Condemnation and Tax Certiorari | Condemnation and Tax Certiorari

Comments on Revenue Procedure 2005-24 which provides a safe harbor rule pursuant to which a spousal right of election will be disregarded for purposes of determining whether a charitable remainder annuity trust ("CRAT") or a charitable remainder unitrust ("CRUT") meets the requirements of Internal Revenue Code 664(d)(1)(B) or (d)(2)(B), respectively, from the trusts inception. ( PDF format )
Charitable Remainder Trust | Estate and Gift Taxation

Comments on Rules Proposed by the Campaign Finance Board, July 2004 ( PDF format )
Campaign Finance | Election Law

Comments on S.6132-A/A.8978-A which would protect minors against the practice of cyberbullying (November 2012) ( PDF format )
Cyberbulling of Minors | Information Technology

Comments on Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 - Certification of Disclosure in Companies' Quarterly and Annual Reports ( PDF format )
Sarbanes-Oxley Act | Investment Management Regulation

Comments on Section 307 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ( PDF format )
Professional Responsibility | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Comments on Section 307 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ( PDF format )
Professional Responsibility | Investment Management Regulation

Comments on Section 307 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ( PDF format )
Sarbanes-Oxley Act | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Comments on Section 307 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002-Additional Comments by the Committee on Investment Management Regulation ( PDF format )
Sarbanes-Oxley Act | Investment Management Regulation

Comments on Sections 404, 406 and 407 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 - Disclosure Required in Companies Quarterly and Annual Reports ( PDF format )
Sarbanes-Oxley Act | Investment Management Regulation

Comments on Swap Hedge Exemption Concept Release (May 2009) ( PDF format )
Hedge Exemption | Futures and Derivatives

Comments on the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 proposed amendments to Rules 1.5(e) and 5.4 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (July 2012) ( PDF format )
Fee Sharing with Non-Lawyers | Professional Responsibility

Comments on the Board of Correction Proposed Amendments to the Minimum Standards for New York City Correctional Facilities, June 2007 ( PDF format )
Prisons | Corrections and Community Reentry

Comments on the Discussion Draft of the Senate Finance Committee For Reforms and Best Practices In the Area of Tax-Exempt Organizations ( PDF format )
Tax-Exempt Organizations | Non-Profit Organizations

Comments on the Ethics Rules Governing Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation Proposed by the New York State Bar Association's Task Force on Lawyer Advertising ( PDF format )
Lawyer Advertising | Professional Responsibility

Comments on the Governor’s Economic Development Budget proposal amending the Banking Law to permit all types of nonprofit corporations to become licensed budget planners (May 2013) ( PDF format )
Budget Planners, Licensing of | Civil Courts / Consumer Affairs

Comments on the Governor’s Program Bill #29 which addresses issues relating to DNA evidence and aspects of the Criminal Procedure Law ( PDF format )
Evidence, DNA | Criminal Law

Comments on the IRS Proposed Changes to Form 990, Return for Organization Exempt from Income Tax ( PDF format )
Non-Profit Organizations | Non-Profit Organizations

Comments on the Kaye Commission Report on Indigent Defense, May 2007 ( PDF format )
Indigent Litigants | Criminal Justice Operations / Criminal Advocacy

Comments on the New York City Board of Correction proposals for variances from the Board of Correction’s minimum standards for New York City jail facilities (April 2009) ( PDF format )
Prisons | Corrections and Community Reentry

Comments on the New York City Council bill Intro. No. 658, which would amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York by repealing all provisions allowing for the operation of horse drawn cabs (January 2008) ( PDF format )
Equine Issues | Animal Law

Comments on the NY State Bar Association's Proposed Amendments to the New York Code of Professional Responsibility Rules 1.1-1.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5-3.9 and 8.1-8.4 (May 2006) ( PDF format )
Attorney Conduct | Professional Responsibility

Comments on the NY State Bar Association’s Proposed Amendments to the New York Code of Professional Responsibility Rules 1.11, 1.12, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, and 6.1 – 6.5 (January 2007) ( PDF format )
Attorney Conduct | Professional Responsibility

Comments on the Office of Court Administration’s Proposal Regarding Access to Forensic Evaluation Reports in Child Custody and Visitation Cases (March 2013) ( PDF format )
Child Custody & Visitation | Children, Council on

Comments on the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code proposed commentary on Uniform Commercial Code sections 4A-502(d) (creditor process served on a receiving bank) and 4A-503 (injunctions or restraining orders with respect to funds transfers) (June 2009) ( PDF format )
Uniform Commercial Code | Commercial Law and Uniform State Laws

Comments on the Proposed Ethical Considerations for Lawyer Advertising (October 2007) ( PDF format )
Lawyer Advertising | Professional Discipline / Professional Responsibility / Professional Ethics

Comments on the Proposed Ethics Rules Governing Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation Issued by the Presiding Justices of New York State’s Appellate Division ( PDF format )
Lawyer Advertising | Professional Responsibility

Comments on the proposed revisions to the laws concerting the Brownfield Redevelopment Tax Credit and the Brownfield Cleanup Program introduced by Governor Spitzer as part of the 2008-2009 State budget process ( PDF format )
Environmental Law | Environmental Law

Comments on the Proposed Rules Relating to Permits Issued by the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting, August 2007 ( PDF format )
Permits, New York City | Art Law

Comments on the Proposed Rules Relating to Permits Issued by the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting, August 2007 ( PDF format )
Permits, New York City | Art Law

Comments on the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ( PDF format )
Disabilities | Legal Issues Affecting People With Disabilities

Comments on the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ( PDF format )
Education | Legal Issues Affecting People With Disabilities

Comments on the Report and Recommendations of New York State Bar Association's Task Force on Electronic Filing of Court Documents ( PDF format )
Electronic Filing | Judicial Administration, Council on

Comments on the SEC proposed guidance regarding the duties and responsibilities of Investment Company Boards of Directors with Respect to Investment Adviser Portfolio Trading Practices (October 2008) ( PDF format )
Investment Companies | Investment Management Regulation

Comments regarding proposed Rule 151, dealing with campaign donations to judges (March 2011) ( PDF format )
Judicial Campaigns | Judicial Administration, Council on

Comments regarding the Office of Court Administration’s proposed rule on alternative dispute resolution in matrimonial law cases (February 2013) ( PDF format )
Alternative Dispute Resolution in Matrimonial Law Cases | Alternative Dispute Resolution / Matrimonial Law / Domestic Violence

Comments submitted to the National Association of Securities Dealers expressing concerns with Notice to Members 07-27, Member Private Offerings ( PDF format )
Private Offerings | Futures and Derivatives

Comments submitted to the NYS Office of Court Administration on the Proposed Amendment to Uniform Trial Court Rule 202.70(g) (June 2012) ( PDF format )
Expert Disclosure | State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction

Comments to ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 on its Choice of Law and Conflicts of Interest Initial Proposal (November 2011) ( PDF format )
Multi-Jurisdictional Practice | Professional Responsibility

Comments to Copyright Office re: Notice of Inquiry Regarding the Problem of Orphan Works ( PDF format )
Copyright Law | Copyright and Literary Property

Comments to NASD re: on Whether to Propose New Rule That Would Address Conflicts of Interest When Members Provide Fairness Opinions in Corporate Control Transactions ( PDF format )
Corporate Control Contests | Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Control Contests

Comments to PCOAB re: Proposed Auditing Standard V Reporting on the Elimination of a Material Weakness ( PDF format )
Audits | Financial Reporting / Securities Regulation

Comments to the FTC and SEC on proposed rulemaking under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ( November 2010) ( PDF format )
Swaps | Futures and Derivatives

Comments to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors Regarding Requirements for Global Systemically Important Insurers (January 2014) ( PDF format )
Capital Requirements | Insurance Law

Comments to the IRS regarding the Proposed and Temporary Regulations on the Portability of the Deceased Spousal Unused Exclusion Amount (September 2012) ( PDF format )
Deceased Spousal Unused Exclusion Amount (DSUEA) | Estate and Gift Taxation / Trusts, Estates & Surrogate's Courts

Comments to the New York State Department on Environmental Conservation on the Departments Draft Guide for Assessing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emission in Environmental Impact Statements (October 2008) ( PDF format )
Greenhouse Gas | Environmental Law

Comments to the SEC on proposed amendments to Regulation S-K under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Affecting Disclosures of Short-Term Borrowings (File No. S7-22-10) (November 2010) ( PDF format )
Short-Term Borrowing | Securities Regulation

Comments to the SEC on the Certified Shareholder Report to be Filed on Proposed Form N-CSR, the Scope of the Certification Requirement, the Uniform Application of the Certification Requirement and the Disclosure Controls and Procedures Mandated Thereby ( PDF format )
Sarbanes-Oxley Act | Investment Management Regulation

Comments to the SEC Urging They Defer Adoption of Any Additional Rules Under Section 307 Until After the Commission Has Had the Opportunity to Observe the Impact of the Rules it Has Already Adopted ( PDF format )
Sarbanes-Oxley Act | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Comments to the State Asset Maximization Commission: Modernizing Public Construction Procurement for New York's Public Owners - If Not Now, When? (February 2009) ( PDF format )
Construction Procurement Laws | Construction Law

Competent and zealous representation; Unlawful discrimination in the practice of law; Confidentiality; Use of interpreters
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Composition of WTO Dispute Settlement Panels ( PDF format )
Alternative Dispute Resolution | International Trade

Conditions of Confinement and the Use of Stun Shields by the New York City Department of Corrections ( PDF format )
Prisons | Corrections and Community Reentry

Confidences and secrets; disclosure of organizational wrongdoing; limited partnership
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Confidentiality of information concerning child abuse or mistreatment; preservation of confidences within a social services agency; advanced consent to the disclosure of client confidences and secrets
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Confidentiality; Use of cellular and cordless telephones
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Conflict of interest; waiver; duty to report malpractice
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Conflicts Arising Solely from Possession of Confidential Information of Another Client
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Conflicts faced by law firms when hiring law school graduates who work in legal clinics operated by law schools
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Conflicts of Interest; Lawyers Representing Adversary Lawyers
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Conflicts of Interest; Recordkeeping, Policies, and Systems for Conflicts-Checking Purposes
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Conflicts of Interest; Waivers; Imputation of Conflicts
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Consumer Class Actions in New York ( PDF format )
Class Actions | Consumer Affairs

Contact with in-house counsel of a represented party
No Contact Rule | Professional Ethics

Contingent fees; will contests; compensation of private investigators
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Continuing to Strengthen New York’s Gun Laws (April 2013) ( PDF format )
Gun Control | Criminal Advocacy / Criminal Law

Contributions to Campaigns of Candidates for Surrogate and Appointments by Surrogates of Guardians Ad Litem
Campaign Finance | Government Ethics

Contributions to candidates campaigning for New York State Attorney General, District Attorney, and other offices closely tied to the judicial process
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Coordinating Related Securities Litigation ( PDF format )
Securities Related Litigation | Securities Litigation

Corporate Bankruptcies: Trends in Asset Sales and Liquidations (March 2010) ( PDF format )
Corporate Bankruptcy | Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization

CORPORATE CRISIS MANAGERS AND DISINTERESTEDNESS UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY CODE ( PDF format )
Bankruptcy | Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization

Corporate Ethicsin an Age of Steroids ( PDF format )
Corporate Ethics | Association Programs / Speeches

Corporate Legal Departments and Conflicts of Interest between Represented Corporate Affiliates
Conflict of Interest | Professional Ethics

Corporate-family conflicts; duty of loyalty; duty to preserve confidences and secrets
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Council on International Affairs Title...Report of the Association's Mission to China December 6 - 17, 2009 (May 2010) (to be published in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law) ( PDF format )
China | International Affairs, Council on

Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding Due Process Rights of Immigrant Defendants in People v. Peque (February 2014) ( PDF format )
Non-citizen Defendants | Immigration and Nationality Law / Criminal Courts / Criminal Justice Operations

Court-Annexed Mediation Programs in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York: The Judges' Perspective ( PDF format )
Mediation | Federal Courts

Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies (March 2013) ( PDF format )
Transgender Rights | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights

Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Northern Ireland ( PDF format )
Northern Ireland | International Human Rights

Criminal Orders of Protection in New York City (August 2008) ( PDF format )
Orders of protection | Domestic Violence


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