Courts and Law

The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is currently sitting in a Sunset Park prison awaiting sentencing in January, and his former lawyer Evan Greebel, whose trial started with jury selecti … Full Article

Patria Frias-Colon gears up for general election, addresses Puerto Rico situation

Patria Frias-Colón won the Democratic primary seeking a seat on the Civil Court Bench. If she is elected in the general election in November, she will be the first Dominican-born to serve in such a capacity. … Full Article

Brooklyn Women's Bar Association kicks off 100th anniversary celebration at membership party

The Brooklyn Women's Bar Association (BWBA) kicked off the celebration of its 100th year anniversary during its annual membership party at Borough Hall on Tuesday night. … Full Article

Chuck Otey's Pro Bono Barrister for Oct. 19

Proud of its Age: Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association Nears 100 With Verve, Hope and an Agenda Any Barrister Would Enjoy Justice Ash Keynoted Oct. 17 BWBA Membership Reception at Borough Hall … Full Article

Trial for Martin Shkreli's lawyer begins

The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is currently sitting in a Sunset Park prison awaiting sentencing in January, and his former lawyer Evan Greebel, whose trial started with jury selection in Brooklyn’s federal court on Monday, could join him if the government can prove he was a co-con … Full Article

‘Crown Heights’ screening at BAM includes thoughtful discussion on wrongful convictions

Carl King devoted 21 years to trying to prove his friend Colin Warner’s innocence after he was incarcerated for a murder he didn’t commit. … Full Article

Judge Cyrulnik shares the difficulties of trying crimes against children cases

As part of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association’s (BWBA) regular Lunch with a Judge series, its members sat down with Judge Miriam Cyrulnik in the Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon to discuss the seriousness and difficulty of trying cases in the Crimes Against Children Part. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association gives out $5,000 scholarship to BLS student

The Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation gave out its third annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Damandeep Kaur, a second-year student at Brooklyn Law School, during its board of directors meeting in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday. … Full Article

Judge DiMango thinks TV judges have helped perception of women on the bench

While the elections for district attorney and various city council seats dominated the news last month, something significant happened in the judiciary election — Brooklyn went to the polls and overwhelmingly voted for women to run its judiciary. … Full Article

Commission for the Blind helps people find jobs in Brooklyn’s courts

The Brooklyn court system is one of the busiest in the country, with everything from terrorism trials to complex civil litigation, to misdemeanor criminal cases. There are people working nearly around the clock serving Brooklyn citizens. … Full Article

Justice Del Giudice honored by Columbia Association of U.S. Customs

The Columbia Association of U.S. Customs and Affiliated Federal Agents honored four during its 21st annual Italian Heritage Day Luncheon Celebration at Russo's On the Bay in Howard Beach on Thursday. … Full Article

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