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Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Defender Statement Opposing Deeply Flawed Bail Proposal »
On Wednesday, April 1, NYSACDL joined the Chief Defenders Association of New York and the New York State Defenders Associa...
Monday, March 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Statement Calls for No Changes to Bail Laws »
On March 30, 2020, NYSACDL issued the following statement from President Timothy W. Hoover calling for no changes to New Y...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Letter to Gov Cuomo Urging Release of Certain Inmate Populations »
On March 25, 2020, NYSACDL sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo urging release of older, immuno-compromised and parole e...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL & Partners Send Letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo RE: COVID-19 & Pre-Trial Detainees »
On March 24, 2020, NYSACDL coordinated a letter, supported by 26 other organizations, to Governor Andrew Cuomo regarding t...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATED: NYSACDL Response to Governor Cuomo's EO 202.6 Regarding Providers of Essential Services »
Update - 3/22/2020 - NYSACDL has received the following response from Empire State Development: "Law firms and ot...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Announces At-Home, Live "Law @ Lunch" Programs Starting April 6th! »
On April 6th, NYSACDL will begin a series of 8-week small group, interactive Criminal Defense Law @ Lunch Virtual CLE Prog...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from President Timothy W. Hoover RE: Current Health Emergency Impact On Members & NYSACDL »
Message from Timothy W. Hoover, President, NYSACDL, to NYSACDL Members & Friends: The NYSACDL Board of Directors...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Opposes Any Attempt to Roll Back New Bail Laws Through Accelerated Budget Agreement »
NYSACDL Statement Opposing Any Attempt to Roll Back New Bail Laws Through an Accelerated NYS Budget Agreement Wi...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Denounces Senate Majority’s Plans To Change Bail Laws »
NYSACDL thanks the Assembly, Senate and Governor for enacting a true progressive bail reform law. However, we join all def...
Thursday, February 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kevin Stadelmaier to Speak at “Repeal Bail Reform” Roundtable Opposing Rollbacks »
The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL) and Chief Defenders Association of New York (CDANY) a...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Opposes Action That Would That Would Undermine Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms »
In April 2019, both houses of the Legislature of the State of New York passed sweeping penal law and criminal procedure la...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Awardees Announced for 2020 Dinner - Criminal Justice Reformers & More! »
  NYSACDL is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2020 NYSACDL Foundation Annual Dinner taking place on J...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL 2019 Weapons for the Firefight Announced! »
NYSACDL is pleased to announce another excellent Weapons for the Firefight program for 2019. Taking place at New Yo...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest Issue of NYSACDL Atticus is Now Online! »
The latest issue of NYSACDL's Atticus  magazine is now online! Click here to view ! In This Issue: ...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updated: NYSACDL Opposes ABA Resolution 114 »
Update, 8/13: On August 12th, the ABA House of Delegates voted 256-165 to postpone the resolution indefinitely. You can re...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL At Work: Remaining Active During The End of the NYS 2019 Legislative Session »
After the sweeping Discovery, Bail & Speedy Trial reform achieved in the New York State Budget, NYSACDL is continuing...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update: Gravity Knife Bill Has Been Signed! »
  Update: Governor Cuomo Signed the Gravity Knife Bill into Law! Thank you Governor Cuomo, Senator Savino,...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Announces Trial Penalty Project – Your Participation Needed! »
NYSACDL is involved in a  statewide project  to investigate, expose, and address the trial penalty throughout...
Monday, April 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Launches Resources For Law Students – Free Memberships & Internship Stipend Program! »
NYSACDL has launched new resources for Law Students interested in Criminal Defense careers. See below for more information...
Monday, April 1, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
NYSACDL Statement on the Passage of Criminal Justice Reforms in the NYS Budget »
On this historic day, NYSACDL President Lori Cohen released the following statement: “Today, the Governor and...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Cuomo Approves Changes to Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct »
On Wednesday, Governor Cuomo approved the changes to the Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct passed by the legislature in...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now Available: CAPstat - Legal Aid Database of Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits Against NYPD »
Now Available Online:  CAPstat  - New York City Database of Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits Ag...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Memo of Support: Discovery for Justice Reform Act »
Interested in Discovery Reform? See More Here!   MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT S. 1716 (Bailey) &am...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Law Journal Article Features Quote from Kossover, Lawmakers & Others »
For over 10 years, NYSACDL has been advocating for changes to New York State's Discovery laws. As reported on February 5th...
Friday, February 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cohen: Broaden rules of discovery in New York »
NYSACDL President Lori Cohen presents important commentary in the Albany Times Union on the need for Discovery Reform in N...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Be Heard in Albany on January 29th! Register to Attend Lobby Day! »
January 2019 Lobby Day Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Albany Please Register to Attend ASAP! http://bit.ly/...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Co-Sponsors New York City Bar’s “‘Giants’ of the Criminal Trial Bar: Winning Strategies” »
NYSACDL Co-Sponsors New York City Bar’s “Giants” of the Criminal Trial Bar: Winning Strategies   Wednesd...
Monday, August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Commends Governor Cuomo for Supporting the Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct »
NYSACDL Commends Governor Cuomo for Supporting the Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct   August 20, 2018 &nb...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL @ Work: Urging Governor Cuomo to Sign Prosecutorial Conduct Commission Bill »
NYSACDL At Work Urging Governor Cuomo to Sign  Prosecutorial Conduct Commission Bill!  ...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Applauds the NYS Legislature for Supporting Prosectuorial Conduct Commission »
The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL) applauds the New York State Senate and Assembly on th...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL at Work: Prosecutorial Conduct Commission Press Conference - June 13, 2018 »
On June 13, 2018, NYSACDL joined Senator John DeFrancisco, Assemblyman Nick Perry, Bill Bastuk of It Could Happen To You (...
Monday, June 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Joins Sen DeFrancisco & Assemb Perry on Pursuit for Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct »
* * * PRESS ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY * * * *   SENATOR JOHN A. DEFRANCISCO & ASSEMBLYMAN N. NICK PE...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Responds in Favor of NYSBA Proposed Resolution RE: Need to Increase Assigned Counsel Rates »
On Friday, June 1, NYSACDL submitted a letter to the New York State Bar Association in support of the resolution on the ne...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Discovery Reform in our Lifetime? Take a minute to take action today! »
This is our moment for Discovery Reform! PLEASE HELP US TAKE ACTION THROUGH  EMAIL  OR  TWITTER ! Ne...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NYSACDL Commits to 200 Cases for NYS Clemency Project – Volunteers Needed! »
Volunteers Needed!  New York State Clemency Project   A partnership with New York State, the  Nation...

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