Courts and Law

The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) held its 97th annual dinner at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Tuesday, where it honored Hon. Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix and Hon. Frank R. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Family Court celebrates marriage equality

The Kings County Family Court and the New York City Family Court Advisory Council to the Administrative Judge Committee for LGBT Matters hosted its second annual LGBTQ event on marriage equality at the Family Court during a ceremony in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge recognizes essay contest winners

Brooklyn's Appellate Division Justice Robert Miller and the New York City Bar Association recognized 10 high school students as part of the 13th annual Independence of the Judiciary high school essay contest during a ceremony in Manhattan on Monday. … Full Article

Professor marks 100th birthday at Brooklyn Law School

When Brooklyn Law School professors and alumni refer to an "institution," they might very well be talking about Professor Joseph Crea. … Full Article

Salute to a generation of service and police work

One of the people who has contributed to transforming the streets of Brooklyn for more than 20 years — Leslie Lewis — is celebrating his 88th birthday today. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project to hold gala at BAM

The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is holding its 25th anniversary celebration on May 20 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn attorney becomes president of NYS Women’s Bar Association

Andrea F. Composto, Esq., of the Law Offices of Composto & Composto in Brooklyn, was installed as the 33rd President of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY) at its Annual Convention which was held on May 16 at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing. … Full Article

NYPD boss pitches amnesty idea to clear 1.2 million warrants

Sheila Beasley was struggling to clean up after her beloved Rottweiler, Rocky, on a Bronx sidewalk on a December day in 2008 when she briefly put his leash down — a move spotted by a nearby plainclothes police officer who promptly wrote her a summons for having an unleashed dog. … Full Article
BK Live 5.12.15: MTA Ban

VIDEO: Eagle legal editor discusses the MTA voting to ban political ads

Late last month, the MTA voted to ban all political ads from city bus and subways. The policy was prompted by a Manhattan judge's decision that had allowed a series of political ads to run on MTA billboards attacking the Islamic faith.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association holds annual meeting, celebrates honorees

The Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) held its annual meeting and awards ceremony last Monday in the auditorium of the association’s Brooklyn Heights home on Remsen Street.   … Full Article


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