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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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  • Etymology of Great Legal Words: Quash! April 25, 2018 5:56pm

    While the language of lawyering is often inaccessible, anachronistic, and borderline gobbledygook, some legal words stand out for being fun to say, and even easy to understand, like quash. And though we all know generally what the word means, and most of us lament the fact that we don't......
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  • Learn From Kobach's #FAIL: Proofread Your Filings Before Filing April 25, 2018 4:58pm

    The Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, has made one of those blunders that the internet world labels #FAIL and every attorney dreads: A draft pleading, complete with caps-lock notes and empty bullet points, actually got filed with the court. Though a corrected version of his post-trial pleading was......
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  • Border Patrol Agent Found Not Guilty for Shooting Teen Across Border April 25, 2018 1:44pm

    In 2012, Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz shot and killed a sixteen year old Mexican boy, Jose Elena Rodriguez. The federal murder trial over whether the killing was justified recently ended with the jury returning a not guilty verdict for the second degree murder charge. The jury, however, could......
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  • Court Lays Down Law on Sidewalk Rage April 25, 2018 10:35am

    Sidewalk rage is a thing, and it is getting out of control, especially in big cities. In the workday rush, people can't help but bump into each other. Too many people, too little sidewalk. Naturally, New York has given us a legal precedent for sidewalk rage in the United......
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  • Monsanto Loses Challenge to Prop. 65 Cancer Listing April 25, 2018 1:30pm

    This just in: Roundup, the weed killer, is also not good for humans. Or as a California appeals court explained in Monsanto Company v. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Roundup contains a chemical that is "probably carcinogenic to humans." It is not exactly news because state health officials......
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  • Will Justices Let Trump Fire SEC Judges? April 25, 2018 1:21pm

    SCOTUS heard oral arguments this week, in the closely watched Lucia v. SEC case. The petitioner is seeking to invalidate a judgment against him affirmed by an SEC administrative law judge by claiming that the SEC overstepped when it hired ALJs because they should have been appointed by the......
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