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Taking Aim: New York State?s Regulation of Firearms and Proposals for Reform ( PDF format )
Gun Control | State Affairs

Task Force on Town and Village Courts Recommendations Relating to Structure and Organization of Town & Village Courts ( PDF format )
Justice Courts | Town and Village Courts Task Force

Tax Treatment of Recoveries in Employment Disputes (August 2009) ( PDF format )
Employment Disputes | Labor and Employment Law

Testimony at New York State Senate Public Hearing on IOLA and the Future of Civil Legal Service in New York State (December 2009) ( PDF format )
IOLA | Pro Bono and Legal Services

Testimony before NYS Senator Avella’s Public Forum on Animal Protection Issues (January 2014) ( PDF format )
Letters to Government Officials on Various Animal Protection Issues | Animal Law

Testimony Before State Senate Judiciary Committee Regarding Judicial Selection Proposals ( PDF format )
Judicial Selection | Judicial Administration, Council on / Election Law / Government Ethics

Testimony before the Department of Consumer Affairs on proposed amendments to process service rules regarding the requirement that process servers utilize a global positioning system (January 2011) ( PDF format )
Process Servers | Civil Courts

Testimony before the Department of Consumer Affairs on proposed amendments to the rules regarding the licensing of process servers (June 2011) ( PDF format )
Process Servers | Civil Courts / Consumer Affairs

Testimony before the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board February 3, 2006 on lobbying of public servants by their former campaign consultants ( PDF format )
Lobbying | Government Ethics

Testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Consumer Affairs on Debt Settlement Companies (November 2010) ( PDF format )
Debt Settlement Companies | Civil Courts / Consumer Affairs

Testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Health on Resolution No. T2013-6368 which calls on the NYS Legislature to pass and the Governor to sign A.740/S. 3753 which would authorize municipalities to enact local laws, ordinances, and regulations governing pet dealers and concerning public health, safety, and consumer protection relating to the sale of dogs and cats by pet dealers (June 2013) ( PDF format )
Companion Animals/Pets | Animal Law

Testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Immigration on Int. 982 and Int. 989 which would change the current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer policy in New York City by limiting the Department of Correction’s and New York Police Department’s collaboration with ICE (January 2013) ( PDF format )
Immigration Detainers | Criminal Courts / Civil Rights / Corrections and Community Reentry / Domestic Violence / Immigration and Nationality Law

Testimony before the New York City Council Immigration Committee on Int. 656-2011, which would put reasonable restraints on the Department of Correction's practices in the holding of immigrants under U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers (October 2011) ( PDF format )
Detainers | Criminal Courts / Corrections and Community Reentry / Immigration and Nationality Law

Testimony before the New York City Council in support of Res. No. 1064 which calls upon Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (February 2012) ( PDF format )
Violence Against Women Act | Domestic Violence

Testimony before the New York City Council in support of Intro. 0660-2007, which amends the administrative code of the City of New York in relation to buyers of consumer debt (February 2009) ( PDF format )
Debt Buyers | Civil Courts

Testimony before the New York City Council in support of Resolution No. 2172 which would call upon the U.S. Congress to pass the Uniting American Families Act of 2009 (October 2009) ( PDF format )
Same-Sex Partners, Immigration Benefits | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights

Testimony before the New York City Council in support of the Voting Rights Restoration Act (Intro. No. 628) which would allow foreign born residents to vote in municipal elections ( PDF format )
Election Law | Immigration and Nationality Law

Testimony before the New York City Council on A.2046/S.5048 regarding New York City fees for dog licenses (May 2014) ( PDF format )
Companion Animals/Pets | Animal Law

Testimony before the New York City Council on the Municipal ID Program, Int. No. 253 (April 2014) ( PDF format )
Municipal ID Program | Immigration and Nationality Law

Testimony before the New York City Council regarding Intro. 6-A which amends the laws governing process servers in New York City (February 2010) ( PDF format )
Process Servers | Civil Courts / Consumer Affairs

Testimony before the New York City Council regarding Intro. No. 658-A and Intro. No. 653-A which concern the regulation of horse drawn cabs (January 2009) ( PDF format )
Equine Issues | Animal Law

Testimony before the New York City Council regarding models for providing legal services for immigrants in deportation proceedings (February 2014) ( PDF format )
Deportation Proceedings, Legal Services | Immigration and Nationality Law

Testimony before the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene on permitting animals off-leash in parks ( PDF format )
Companion Animals/Pets | Animal Law

Testimony before the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, February 22, 2007 commenting on the current policy of permitting off-leash exercise and socialization for dogs in designated parks ( PDF format )
Companion Animals/Pets | Animal Law

Testimony Before the New York State Bar Association Task Force on the Family Court on increasing the number of New York Family Court Judges in order to reduce the length of time a child is in foster care (January 2012) ( PDF format )
Family Court Judges | Children, Council on

Testimony before the New York State Senate Public Hearing on Redistricting (December 2010) ( PDF format )
Redistricting | Election Law

Testimony Before the New York State Senate Regarding Civil Marriage for Same Sex Couples ( PDF format )
Same-Sex Marriage | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights

Testimony before the New York State Senate Temporary Committee on Rules Reform (February 26, 2009) ( PDF format )
State Government | State Affairs

Testimony before the NYC Campaign Finance Board commenting on the NYC Campaign Finance Program which seeks to reduce the corrupting effect of large campaign contributions to public officials, encourage candidates to run for public office who would otherwise lack the resources to do so and to motivate public participation in the electoral process ( PDF format )
Campaign Finance Reform | Election Law

Testimony before the NYS Assembly Committee on Health on the Medicaid transition to care management for long-term care (December 2012) ( PDF format )
Managed Long Term Care | Legal Problems of the Aging

Testimony before the NYS Assembly Standing Committee on Health on pending legislation which would authorize and regulate the sale of medical marijuana in New York (December 2013) ( PDF format )
Medical Marijuana | Drugs and the Law / Health Law

Testimony before the NYS Democratic Conference Public Forum concerning legislation addressing housing discrimination against victims of domestic violence and the sentencing of victims who are convicted of committing crimes where abuse was a significant contributing factor to the criminal behavior (May 2012) ( PDF format )
Domestic Violence Victims | Domestic Violence

Testimony before the Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions on legislation calling for amendments to the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (May 2013) ( PDF format )
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law | Non-Profit Organizations

Testimony before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the United Nations General Assembly on the legal issues involved in the Western Sahara dispute (October 2012) ( PDF format )
Western Sahara | United Nations Committee

Testimony before the U.S. Senate urging that it act quickly to establish an expert panel with a mandate to advise Congress and its committees about the appropriate means to establish a military commission system ( PDF format )
Military Commissions | Military Affairs and Justice

Testimony by City Bar President Samuel Seymour at the Chief Judge's Hearing on Civil Legal Service (September 2011) ( PDF format )
Civil Legal Services Funding | Pro Bono and Legal Services

Testimony delivered before the New York City Council supporting Intro. 260 which would amend New York City Law to enhance the legal protections for persons that testify before hearings of the Council ( PDF format )
New York City Council | New York City Affairs

Testimony from the Committee on State Affairs on Legislative Rules Reform, December 8, 2004 ( PDF format )
State Government | State Affairs

Testimony on Int. 0119-2014 which would require the Inspector General of the NYPD to submit quarterly reports to the City Council, Comptroller and Civilian Complaint Review Board detailing the number and disposition of civil actions filed against the NYPD (May 2014) ( PDF format )
New York Police Department | New York City Affairs

Testimony on Intro. 35 and 86 regarding carriage horse regulation (March 2010) ( PDF format )
Equine Issues | Animal Law

Testimony on No-Fault Divorce - S.3890/A.9753 (May 2010) ( PDF format )
No Fault Divorce | Matrimonial Law

Testimony on NYC legislation re: Microchipping Pets, Spay & Neutering Regulations and Prohibiting Sales from Puppy and Kitten Mills (April 2014) ( PDF format )
Companion Animals/Pets | Animal Law

Testimony on the Consumer Credit Fairness Act - A.7558/S.4398 (May 2009) ( PDF format )
Debt Collection Practices | Consumer Affairs / Civil Courts

Testimony on the Department of Consumer Affairs' proposed amendments to rules regarding the licensing of process servers (December 2010) ( PDF format )
Process Servers | Civil Courts

Testimony on the proposed enactment of Section 3-207.1 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York which would require the City Clerk to provide the public with information regarding NYS's recognition of marriages between same-sex couples performed in other domestic or international jurisdictions (June 2010) ( PDF format )
Same-Sex Marriage, Recognition of Marriages Performed in Other Jurisdictions | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights

Testimony regarding Intro. No. 169-A urging repeal of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) policy (June 2010) ( PDF format )
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights

Testimony to NYC Charter Commission re: Creating Civil Legal Justice Coordinator Position ( PDF format )
Administrative Procedure - NYC | Administrative Law / New York City Affairs

Thawing a Frozen Conflict: Legal Aspects of the Separatist Crisis in Moldova ( PDF format )
Moldova | European Affairs

The "no-contact rule" and advising a client in connection with communications conceived or initiated by the client with a represented party
Ethics | Professional Ethics

The Alien Tort Statute: Does it Authorize Federal District Courts to Entertain Claims by Aliens Alleging Torts in Violation of International Law Without Explicit Authorization of a "Cause of Action" in Another Federal Statute? ( PDF format )
Alien Tort Statute | International Human Rights

The Assignment of Judges In the Criminal Term of the Supreme Court in New York County
Judicial Administration | Criminal Advocacy / Criminal Courts

THE ASSOCIATION OF THE BAR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK FORMAL OPINION 2002-01
Disclosure of client confidences and secrets; scope of the exception concerning the client's intention to commit a crime. | Professional Ethics

The Authority of the New York Attorney General When Police Abuse Their Authority ( PDF format )
Police Practices | Civil Rights

The “Manifest Disregard of Law” Doctrine and International Arbitration in New York (August 2012) ( PDF format )
Manifest Disregard of Law Doctrine | International Commercial Disputes

The Case for Amending the New York State Domestic Relations Law to Permit No Fault Divorces ( PDF format )
No Fault Divorce | Matrimonial Law

The Chief Judge's Court Restructuring Plan, with Certain Modifications, Should be Adopted
Court Restructuring | Judicial Administration, Council on

The City of New York as a Major Institutional Litigant: A Follow-Up on the PriceWaterhouse Study
New York City as Litigant | Judicial Administration, Council on

The Cloud and the Small Law Firm: Business, Ethics and Privilege Considerations (November 2013) ( PDF format )
Cloud Computing | Small Law Firms Committee

The Conviction Review Unit and Conviction Integrity Review Procedures (July 2014) ( PDF format )
Conviction Review | Criminal Law

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (April 2011) ( PDF format )
Employment Discrimination | Labor and Employment Law / Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights / Sex and Law

The Enforceability and Effectiveness of Typical Shareholders Agreement Provisions (December 2009) ( PDF format )
Shareholder agreements | Corporation Law

The Failure of Civil Damages Claims to Modify Police Practices and Recommendations for Change
Police Practices | New York City Affairs

The FCPA and its Impact on International Business Transactions – Should Anything Be Done to Minimize the Consequences of the U.S.’s Unique Position on Combating Offshore Corruption? (December 2011) ( PDF format )
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act | International Business Transactions

The Federal Common Law of Journalists' Privilege: A Position Paper ( PDF format )
First Amendment, Reporter’s Privilege | Communications and Media Law

The Immigration Consequences of Deferred Adjudication Programs in New York City ( PDF format )
Non-citizen Defendants | Criminal Justice Operations

The Indefinite Detention of "Enemy Combatants": Balancing Due Process and National Security in the Context of the War on Terror ( PDF format )
Terrorism | Federal Courts

The International Drug Control Treaties: How Important Are They to U.S. Drug Reform? (August 2012) ( PDF format )
Drug Reform | Drugs and the Law

The Law of Presidential Impeachments (1974)
Presidential Impeachment | Federal Legislation

The Legal Issues Involved in the Western Sahara Dispute: The Principle of Self-Determination (June 2012) ( PDF format )
Western Sahara | United Nations Committee

THE LEGALITY AND CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE PRESIDENT'S AUTHORITY TO INITIATE AN INVASION OF IRAQ ( PDF format )
Iraq | International Security Affairs

The Legality Under International Law of Targeted Killings by Drones Launched by the United States (June 2014) ( PDF format )
Targeted Killings | International Law

The Lisbon Treaty's Impact on U.S. - EU Trade, Investment and Finance (December 2010) ( PDF format )
Lisbon Treaty | International Trade

The Need for More Effective Gun Safety Measures (April 2013) ( PDF format )
Gun Control | Criminal Advocacy / Criminal Law

The New York State Budget Process and the Constitution:Defining and Protecting the Delicate Balance of Power ( PDF format )
State Government | State Affairs

The Outsourcing of Legal Services Overseas (November 2009) ( PDF format )
Outsourcing Legal Support Services | Professional Responsibility

The Pataki Administration`s Proposals to Expand the Death Penalty
Capital Punishment | Capital Punishment

The Permanency Legislation of 2005: An Unfunded Mandate — Critical Resource Needs for New York City’s Children and Families ( PDF format )
Foster Care | Children, Council on

The Press and the Publics First Amendment Right of Access to Terrorism on Trial ( PDF format )
Terrorism | Communications and Media Law

The Prevention and Prosecution of Terrorist Acts: A Survey of Multilateral Instruments ( PDF format )
Terrorism | International Security Affairs

The Quorum Problem Affecting the New York State and New York City Tax Appeals Tribunals (June 2009) ( PDF format )
Tax Appeals Tribunals | State and Local Taxation

The Ramifications of the Port Security Legislation on Trade and National Security ( PDF format )
Port Security | International Trade

The Remarkable Power of Appointment Device: Planning and Drafting Considerations ( PDF format )
Power of Appointment | Estate and Gift Taxation

The RFP Process for Judiciary Funding for the Provision of Legal Services to Low-Income New Yorkers (April 2011) ( PDF format )
Civil Legal Services Funding | Pro Bono and Legal Services

The Right to Counsel for Detained Individuals in Removal Proceedings (August 2009) ( PDF format )
Detainees, Right to Counsel | Immigration and Nationality Law

The Role of Amenities in the Land Use Process ( PDF format )
Land Use | Role of Amenities in the Land Use Process

The Role of Community Benefit Agreements in New York City's Land Use Process (March 2010) ( PDF format )
Community Benefit Agreements | Land Use Planning and Zoning

The Surge of Immigration Appeals and its Impact on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ( PDF format )
Immigration | Federal Courts

The Unconstitutionality of Oklahoma Referendum 755 - the "Save Our State Amendment" (December 2010) ( PDF format )
Foreign or Sharia Law | Foreign and Comparative Law

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (November 2008) ( PDF format )
Disabilities | Legal Issues Affecting People With Disabilities

The Vienna Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade ( PDF format )
International Trade | Foreign and Comparative Law

THREATENING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION; AGREEMENTS TO FORBEAR FROM PRESENTING CRIMINAL CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH CIVIL SETTLEMENTS
Ethics | Professional Ethics

Tiering and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act After Dole ( PDF format )
Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act | Federal Courts

Top 10 Best Practices for Integrating Law Firm Fellows (March 2011) ( PDF format )
Fellowship Programs | Pro Bono and Legal Services

Torture by Proxy: International and Domestic Law Applicable to "Extraordinary Renditions" ( PDF format )
Interrogation | International Human Rights

Transcript of April 27, 2004 Program on Law Student Debt ( PDF format )
Law School | Legal Education and Admission to the Bar

Transcript of Association program on "Catholic Lawyers and the Death Penalty," featuring Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes and Capital Defender Kevin Doyle, held at Fordham University School of Law, 9/8/2004 ( PDF format )
Capital Punishment | Capital Punishment

Transition Memo to ACS Commissioner Gladys Carrrion ( PDF format )
NYC Policy Recommendations | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Transition Memo to Elizabeth Glazer, Director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice ( PDF format )
NYC Policy Recommendations | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Transition Memo to Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steve Banks ( PDF format )
NYC Policy Recommendations | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Transition Memo to Mayor de Blasio (April 2014) ( PDF format )
Affordable Housing | Housing and Urban Development

Transition Memo to NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Vierito ( PDF format )
NYC Policy Recommendations | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Transition Memo to NYC Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte ( PDF format )
NYC Policy Recommendations | Association (reflects input from a number of committees)

Transition report to Governor Elect Andrew Cuomo regarding government ethics reform (December 2010) ( PDF format )
State Government | State Affairs / Government Ethics


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