Courts and Law

The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is currently sitting in a Sunset Park prison awaiting sentencing in January, and his former lawyer Evan Greebel, whose trial started with jury selecti … Full Article

Trial for Martin Shkreli's lawyer begins

The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is currently sitting in a Sunset Park prison awaiting sentencing in January, and his former lawyer Evan Greebel, whose trial started with jury selection in Brooklyn’s federal court on Monday, could join him if the government can prove he was a co-con … Full Article

‘Crown Heights’ screening at BAM includes thoughtful discussion on wrongful convictions

Carl King devoted 21 years to trying to prove his friend Colin Warner’s innocence after he was incarcerated for a murder he didn’t commit. … Full Article

Judge Cyrulnik shares the difficulties of trying crimes against children cases

As part of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association’s (BWBA) regular Lunch with a Judge series, its members sat down with Judge Miriam Cyrulnik in the Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon to discuss the seriousness and difficulty of trying cases in the Crimes Against Children Part. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association gives out $5,000 scholarship to BLS student

The Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation gave out its third annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Damandeep Kaur, a second-year student at Brooklyn Law School, during its board of directors meeting in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday. … Full Article

Judge DiMango thinks TV judges have helped perception of women on the bench

While the elections for district attorney and various city council seats dominated the news last month, something significant happened in the judiciary election — Brooklyn went to the polls and overwhelmingly voted for women to run its judiciary. … Full Article

Commission for the Blind helps people find jobs in Brooklyn’s courts

The Brooklyn court system is one of the busiest in the country, with everything from terrorism trials to complex civil litigation, to misdemeanor criminal cases. There are people working nearly around the clock serving Brooklyn citizens. … Full Article

Justice Del Giudice honored by Columbia Association of U.S. Customs

The Columbia Association of U.S. Customs and Affiliated Federal Agents honored four during its 21st annual Italian Heritage Day Luncheon Celebration at Russo's On the Bay in Howard Beach on Thursday. … Full Article

Court reporter named Employee of the Year at Brooklyn Supreme Court

Senior court reporter Enika Bodnar was named the Employee of the Year at Brooklyn Supreme Court Thursday in front of dozens of fellow court employees and her family members. … Full Article

Volunteer Lawyers Project appoints three board members

The Brooklyn Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) announced this week that it added three new members to its board of directors following an election at the organization's Oct. 3 board meeting. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association hosts experts to explain how to calculate damages at trial

The Brooklyn Bar Association, with the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers, hosted a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday titled “Building Your House of Damages with Economic Experts,” in which a team of experts explained the best practices for determining damages at … Full Article

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