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  • Too Few Lawyers? Access to Justice in Rural Communities, Jan 11
    Elizabeth A. Garry, Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Third Department, writes: With growing populations downstate, declining populations upstate and aging populations statewide, our communities—whether rural, metropolitan or suburban—are facin ...
  • NY Court of Appeals Eyes Mental Health Patients' Right to Counsel, Jan 8
    An attorney for the state argued before the New York Court of Appeals on Tuesday that a convicted sex offender confined at a mental health facility in the North Country should not have a categorical right to have an attorney present at meetings to help de ...
  • New Administrative Judges Named in Bronx, Nassau Counties, Jan 3
    Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks today designated Hon. Doris Gonzalez as Administrative Judge for Civil Matters, Supreme Court, Bronx County, and Hon. Norman St. George as Administrative Judge of the Nassau County Courts. The appointments were ...
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