New York State Bar Association to Hold Annual Meeting January 22 - 26, 2007
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January 17, 2007
TO: Editors, Assignment Editors, and Reporters FROM: Andrew Rush, Director, Media Service & Public Affairs 518-487-5530 (January 22-26 at 212-886-0894)
2007 New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting New York Marriott Marquis Hotel (Broadway between 45th and 46th streets) Manhattan Monday, January 22 – Friday, January 26, 2007
The 130th annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association will be held at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in Manhattan from Monday January 22 to Friday, January 26.
Approximately 5,000 members are expected to attend events throughout the week, with Bar Association President Mark H. Alcott speaking at various events every day and hosting the Presidential Summit on Wednesday, January 24.
Reporters must register in the News Center located in the Empire Room, 7th Floor to gain admission into any program or event.
The News Center (212-886-0894) will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Friday. It is equipped with telephones, fax machine and phone lines for portable computer terminals. Annual meeting news releases and other reference and information materials will be available in the News Center. Members of the Media Services & Public Affairs staff will be present to assist the media.
The Presidential Summit - “Poised on the Brink” Court Reform – An Historic Opportunity; Judicial Independence – An Historic Threat?
Eminent Domain: Is this land your land?
Author Tom Wolfe - The Criminal Justice System – “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished”
Privacy, Data Security and Identity Theft: A Presentation on the Growing Problem of Identity Theft and the Laws, Regulations, and Litigation It Has Spawned
Pubic Education and The Law: What Have Our Courts Told Us This Year
The New Lawyer Advertising Rules and Amendments to the Judiciary Law
The Intersection of Immigration and Civil Rights
Should First Amendment Rights be Restricted During the War on Terror
Monday – Jan. 22, 2007
Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section (1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.) The Impact of Digital Technologies on the Entertainment Business
Committee on Law Practice Management (1:00 p.m. – 4 p.m.) How Good Lawyers Become Great Marketers
Minorities in the Profession (2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.) Second Annual Constance Baker Motley Diversity Symposium, Still Miles to Go: Understanding the Special Experiences, Challenges, and Career Trajectories Faced by Women of Color in the Law
Fourth Annual Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception (6:00 p.m – 8 p.m.) Special Honoree – Carol A. Robles-Roman, Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs and Counsel to the Mayor, City of New York
Click here to see meetings and events for Tuesday through Friday at NYSBA's 130th Annual Meeting.
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