Courts and Law

Justice Hinds-Radix dispels myths of the oral argument at Columbian Lawyers CLE seminar

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn hosted Associate Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix, New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar titled "The Myths of Oral Argument" at the Rex Manor in Dyker Heights on Tuesday. … Full Article

Arthur Aidala celebrates celebrity wedding

Partners in law are now partners for life. … Full Article

Beloved Bay Ridge Justice Arthur Schack dies at 71

Hon. New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack died Monday, May 2, at age 71. … Full Article

Family, friends, community mourn Hon. Arthur Schack

Tributes poured in from Bay Ridge civic leaders and elected officials as news of the death of New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack spread throughout Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association remembers Judge Arthur Schack

The Brooklyn Bar Association's annual Theodore T. Jones Jr. Memorial Golf Outing has been a fun affair over the past few years; association members have the chance to remember the late Judge Jones and to play a round of golf on his favorite course at the Colonia Country Club in New Jersey. … Full Article

Free to speak, stop-and-frisk judge claims some victories

Tossing the gavel aside, feisty Judge Shira Scheindlin is speaking out, declaring victory over critics in the battle over police stop-and-frisk tactics and telling why she thinks the government spoiled its chance at conviction in four trials of John "Junior" Gotti. … Full Article

Brooklyn court employees bring their kids to work

The Kings County Gender Fairness Committee hosted the annual “Bring Your Child to Work Day” event in the Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday, when 60 kids had the opportunity to see what their parents do for a living. … Full Article

Judge D’Emic lectures Bay Ridge Lawyers on bias in judicial decision making

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) invited Justice Matthew D’Emic to present a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture titled “Bias in Judicial Decision Making: A Judge’s View” during its monthly meeting at Hunter’s Steak and Ale House on Wednesday night. … Full Article

Judges Ottley and Schneider honored during Women’s History Month

The King’s County Civil Court’s Gender Fairness Committee, in conjunction with the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, held its 2016 Women’s History Month Luncheon on March 29 at Brooklyn’s Civil Court. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association examines new uniform disciplinary rules at CLE

The Brooklyn Bar Association hosted Hon. Barry Kamins and three attorneys in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar on the new Uniform Rules of the Appellate Division on Attorney Discipline that will go into effect later this year. … Full Article


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