Courts and Law

Brooklyn courts’ summer Internship Program comes to an end

The best of the students from the Kings County Courts Student Employment and Internship Program were honored with awards for their excellent efforts as student-interns during the annual awards ceremony, which was held at the Supreme Court on Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, Aug … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Jury returns verdict for defendants in premises liability trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Debra Silber listens as plaintiff’s attorney Jordan Tucker (standing), trial counsel to the law office of Beth J. Schlossman Esq., conducts a direct examination of an eyewitness in the premises liability trial Joseph Vasile v. … Full Article

Court interns get serious during annual mock trial and Competition Week

The first week of August always kicks off "Competition Week" for the students involved in the Kings County Supreme Court Student Employment Internship Program. … Full Article

Court interns donate 264 pairs of eyeglasses to charity

These students are going to get an “A” in helping people see. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association enjoys a night at the ballpark

Members of the Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) traded their suits and suitcases for peanuts and crackerjacks as they watched the Brooklyn Cyclones beat the Vermont Lake Monsters in Coney Island last Tuesday, Aug. 9. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Verdict in labor law 200 trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Carolyn Wade listens as plaintiff’s attorney Thomas O’Malley (standing), of the law firm Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, makes his opening remarks to the jury in the damages phase of the labor law trial Kolari v. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Jury awards for past pain and suffering in fender bender

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Larry Martin listens as plaintiff’s attorney Andrea Borden (standing), of the law firm Burns and Harris, presents evidence electronically to the jury with the aid of a screen projection in the summary jury trial Chukwuemeka v. Han. … Full Article

Massachusetts Delegation: Drop subpoenas against NY and MA Attorneys General

Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is calling on U.S. House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith to drop subpoenas targeting Attorneys General Maura Healey of Massachusetts and Eric Schneiderman of New York. … Full Article

Mexican narcotics trafficker pleads guilty in Brooklyn court

A Mexican citizen, Salvador Uribe Jimenez (aka Salvador Jimenez Uribe) pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn on Wednesday for his role in a long-running international drug smuggling conspiracy. … Full Article


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