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New York State Bar Association

Serving the legal profession and the community since 1876

New York State Bar Association

For more than 135 years, the New York State Bar Association has shaped the development of the law, educated and informed the profession and the public, and responded to the demands of a changing society. Today, with a membership of more than 75,000 lawyers, representing every town, city and county in the state, the New York State Bar Association is the oldest and largest voluntary state bar organization in the nation.


  • CRIMINAL DISCOVERY: A Statutory and Appellate Court Analysis

    Lawrence N. Gray, Esq.
    Former Special Assistant Attorney General
    NYS Office of the Attorney General

    Product Description
    Criminal Discovery* is an invaluable handbook which focuses on criminal discovery in New York as encapsulated in New York's CPL 240. The author provides an in depth discussion of this statute by presenting each section verbatim followed by its US Supreme Court, New York Court of Appeals and Appellate Division gloss.

    Lawrence N. Gray is the author of numerous publications on criminal law and trial. Criminal Discovery draws from the author’s experience as a former special assistant attorney general and his many years of practice in the fields of criminal justice.                                                               ...
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    CRIMINAL DISCOVERY: A Statutory and Appe...
  • Medical Malpractice in New York Third Edition

    Robert Devine, Esq.
    Ivone, Devine & Jensen, Lake Success, NY

    Key Benefits
    • Learn from experienced practitioners the many aspects of the trial of a medical malpractice case
    • Understand the strategies behind plaintiff and defendant jury selection
    • Enhance and perfect your trial practice skills through effective deposition, cross-examination and summation techniques

    Product Description
    The third edition of Medical Malpractice in New York provides you with advanced insight into the many aspects of the trial of a medical malpractice case. Edited by Robert Devine, this book’s authors are experienced practitioners who share the knowledge and wisdom they have developed over the years.

    This comprehensive, 654-page hardbound book, provides a balanced approach to a medical malpractice action. The 27 chapters in Medical Malpractice provide a wea...
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    Medical Malpractice in New York Third Ed...
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  • Paul Manafort Jailed for Alleged Witness Tampering June 15, 2018 2:55pm

    Paul Manafort should have packed his toothbrush before going to court. That's because he wasn't going home after Judge Amy Berman Jackson sent him to jail for allegedly tampering with witnesses while he was out on bail. Jackson said she had no choice. "I cannot turn a blind eye......
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  • Court Upholds Utah's Signature-Gathering Law June 15, 2018 1:00pm

    Utah politics have always been a little different. From its theocratic beginnings, Utah has long been a bastion of conservatives. If you are a Democrat in Utah, you may have a hard time winning an election. So it is not too surprising that Utah's most recent political battle is......
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  • Racist Defense Lawyer Not Enough for Habeas Relief June 15, 2018 1:50pm

    Appeals are often able to correct miscarriages of justice. Sadly, sometimes the appellate court is bound by precedent, and is powerless to do so. Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt with one such injustice in the Ellis v. Harrison matter. The defendant in the case, Ezzard Ellis,......
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  • Social Media Companies Must Comply With Subpoenas for User Communications June 15, 2018 1:44pm

    In a significant social media case, the California Supreme Court said Facebook and other social media companies must comply with subpoenas for information that users make public. Facebook v. Superior Court of the City and County of San Francisco is actually based on a criminal case, but it reaches......
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