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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!
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 »
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...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Merchandise Now Available For Sale »
NYSACDL branded merchandise is now available for sale online! Embroidered polo shirts, t-shirts, bags, hats, and more! Mor...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Opposes ‘Textalyzer’ Bill »
MEMO IN OPPOSITION Field testing mobile phones and portable electronic devices A3955/S2305 The New York State Assoc...
Monday, April 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Budget Provides “Justice Equality” »
State Budget Provides “Justice Equality” Justice Equality Campaign Applauds State Funding of Public Defense in F...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volunteers Needed: Discovery Reform Lobby Day »
Be a part of an important conversation about discovery reform on May 16th! Register  online  to meet with rep...
Thursday, June 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Releases Statement on Governor's Planned Executive Actions »
The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL) congratulates Governor Cuomo in taking Executive Acti...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
NYSACDL Diplomacy! »
Recently, NYSACDL was asked by the US Department of State for volunteers to meet with a group of lawyers from China here o...
Monday, March 23, 2015
NYSACDL Submits Memo on Raise the Age Legislation »
NYSACDL recently submitted a memo to members of the New York State Senate & Assembly responding the Governor Cuomo’s R...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement Released in Response to San Francisco Public Defender Arrest »
  The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers  (NYSACDL) strongly commends and supports San...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Submits Letter to Mayor's Office In Support of The Bronx Defenders »
The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President Wayne Bodden, submitted the following statement in l...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSACDL Weighs in on a Controversial Ruling by the NYC Criminal Court »
  NYSACDL weighed in on a controversial ruling by the NYC Criminal Court, allowing prosecutors to obtain an emai...

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