Courts and Law

Inn of Court honors Judge Rivera, swears in new officers at annual gala

The Nathan R. Sobel-Kings County American Inn of Court held its annual gala at the Morso Restaurant in Manhattan on Monday night, where it named Hon. Jenny Rivera as an honorary Inn master and swore in its new officers. … Full Article

Man freed from New York prison after 27 years behind bars

A man whose conviction was overturned in the 1988 killing of two friends has been freed from a New York prison. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Slip-and-fall case heard in Brooklyn court

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Debra Silber listens as defense attorney Paul Clark (standing), of the law firm Wade Clark Mulcahy, cross-examines a witness for the plaintiff in the premises liability trial Tompkins v. … Full Article

How the Kings County American Inn of Court came to Brooklyn: Part Two

Inn’s Goals: Professionalism, Collegiality, Sharing Expertise and Tradition With Incoming Barristers … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar CLE tries to help lawyers with tough task of eDiscovery

The Brooklyn Bar Association hosted attorney John H. Ogden and a pair of experts for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar titled, "Taking the Fear Out of eDiscovery," on Thursday night. … Full Article

Judge orders man freed after 27 years behind bars

A man who was granted a new trial in the 1988 killing of two friends will be freed from prison. … Full Article

Aidala is 100th President of Brooklyn Bar Association

Arthur Aidala Esq., the new president of the Brooklyn Bar Association, came into office on June 1 with exciting plans for the 2,000-member organization. Among the events he is planning is trip to Cuba for lawyers in 2016. Aidala has also arranged for U.S. … Full Article

Kings County Inn of Court: Not just a fancy hotel for lawyers

The Kings County Nathan R. Sobel American Inn of Court meets roughly 10 times a year to promote collegiality and ethics among young lawyers based on a nearly 800-year-old British tradition that started when legal groups literally met in an inn. … Full Article

Inns of Court discusses social media and ethics

For one night, the Brooklyn Bar Association turned into the newsroom at Superman's Metropolis Daily Planet during the Nathan R. Sobel Kings County American Inn of Court's monthly Continuing Legal Education (CLE) meeting in Brooklyn Heights Tuesday. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Plaintiff alleges poor after-care in medical malpractice trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Marsha Steinhardt listens as plaintiff’s attorney David L. Taback (standing) conducts a cross-examination of the defendant in the medical malpractice trial Estrella v. Tehrani. … Full Article

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