Courts and Law

Members of Brooklyn's legal community joined together at the Surrogate's Court on Friday for a retirement party for John Rose, a veteran of the Brooklyn Court system who is leaving after 29 y … Full Article

Brooklyn to celebrate Constitution Day with special session naturalization ceremony

Chief Judge Dora L. Irizarry has announced that a special session naturalization ceremony will take place Sept. 16 at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York to celebrate Constitution Day. … Full Article

Housing Court Bar Association says goodbye to retiring colleague

The Kings County Housing Court packed Rocco’s Tacos in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday for its first monthly meeting since the summer break. Many attorneys were on hand to meet a new judge, listen to a lecture from a veteran judge and to say goodbye to a retiring attorney. … Full Article

Columbian Lawyers Association discusses plans for 50th anniversary celebration

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn kicked off a historic year for its organization when it held the its meeting of the 50th year for the group at the Rex Manor in Dyker Heights on Tuesday. Hon. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association to host two CLE seminars in September

The summer is winding down, and that means that Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars are returning to the Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA). … Full Article

Judge to decide on sale of Prince Hotel

The future of the Prince Hotel, one of the most notorious spots in Bay Ridge, will soon be decided, but it’s not clear what will ultimately happen to the building that for so long has been the source of outrage and complaints in the community. … Full Article

5th suspect arrested in slaying of Cuomo's aide

Authorities say they've arrested a fifth suspect in the slaying of an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the hours before last year's West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Columbian Lawyers Association to meet Tuesday after Labor Day

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Rex Manor in Dyker Heights. It will be the first meeting of the year under new President Dean Delianites, who was sworn in last June. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School welcomes new class during convocation ceremony

Brooklyn Law School recently held its annual Convocation Ceremony, during which 350 students marched from the campus to the federal courthouse where they listened to speeches from Hon. Robert A. Katzmann and others. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Committee hosts first meeting of the new legal season

The Brooklyn Bar Association’s (BBA) Young Lawyers Committee held its first event of the legal season at the Grand Prospect Hall’s new beer garden, the Brooklyn Bavarian Biergarten, in South Slope on Wednesday. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Damages award in pedestrian knock-down

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Loren Baily-Schiffman listens as Nicholas Tzaneteas (at right), trial counsel to the law firm Weser and Weser, conducts a direct examination of the plaintiff in the pedestrian-motor vehicle accident trial Chou v. … Full Article


  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year