Courts and Law

Brooklyn Law School hosts fifth annual CUBE Innovators Competition

Brooklyn Law School's Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) hosted its fifth annual Innovators Competition in conjunction with the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP) at Stony Brooklyn University in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association’s Judiciary Night promotes collegiality between bench and bar

The Brooklyn Bar Association hosted its annual Judiciary Night in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday, during which administrative and supervising judges introduced their newly elected and newly appointed judges of their courts to members of the bar association. … Full Article

Terri Letica named first emeritus board member of the Volunteer Lawyers Project

The Brooklyn Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) recently announced the election its first emeritus board member, Terri Letica, during its March 27 board meeting. … Full Article

Two Brooklynites indicted for bribing Navy employee to buy $5 million of liquor

Two people from Brooklyn and a third from Long Island were indicted on Tuesday for allegedly bribing a U.S. Navy employee to make unauthorized liquor purchases at a Navy Exchange, a member of the U.S. Justice Department's Criminal Division announced. … Full Article

Jury deliberations continue in trial of accused child stabber

The first set of testimony read backs a Brooklyn Supreme Court jury requested in their deliberations of a man accused of repeatedly stabbing two young children highlighted contradiction that jurors are faced with. … Full Article

Attorneys expect new law requiring videotaped interrogations will help both sides

Included in this year's New York State budget is a change to the law that now requires all law enforcement agencies to video record interrogations with individuals accused of serious crimes — a move that has been long pushed for by the NYS Bar Association (NYSBA). … Full Article

Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association to head back to law school for 100th anniversary

The Brooklyn Women's Bar Association (BWBA) is set to celebrate its 100th anniversary on Monday, at Brooklyn Law School, where it will honor Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) President Aimee Richter. … Full Article

Justice Chambers to moderate event where Eric Holder will be honored

Justice Cheryl Chambers, of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, will preside over a New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) diversity event where former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be honored. … Full Article

Brooklyn Supreme Court hosts annual Bring your Child to Work Day

The Kings County Supreme Court Gender Fairness Committee, in conjunction with the Bring Your Child to Work Day Committee, hosted the annual “Bring Your Child to Work Day” event at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday, coordinated by Charmaine Johnson. … Full Article

Panel at Brooklyn Law School discusses Brooklyn’s increased commercial litigation

As the sun set through the windows of Downtown Brooklyn’s skyscrapers, a panel of speakers spoke about the Brooklyn courts’ newest influx of cases. With more development comes more commercial litigation. … Full Article


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