The committee provides pro bono
representation in selected appeals to the Third and
Fourth Departments. Previously, the program focused on family law
appeals, but now the following topics are covered: education, family
stability, health, housing, personal safety, public benefits, and
subsistence income. If you are interested in learning more about our
program, please click here for a program brochure. For an application, please click here.
Recent Programs and Meetings
September 12, 2012 Afternoon Meeting at
Goodwin Proctor, NYC
November 13, 2012 Afternoon Meeting at Cohen
& Gresser, NYC
January 22, 2013 Dinner meeting at Hilton New York, NYC
Honoree: Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick
March 5, 2013 Afternoon Meeting at Greenberg
The committee's next business meeting will take place at 12:30 p.m.
on May 1, 2013 at The Bar Center in Albany.
October 10, 2012 in Syracuse and October 26, 2012 in NYC A
half-day CLE program on "Current Issues and Practice in the Second
Circuit Court of Appeals," featuring several Second Circuit judges on
Fall 2013 "New York
Appellate Practice," the committee's traditional full-day,
multi-location CLE program, will take place in fall 2013 on dates and in
cities to be announced.
The committee's newsletter, Leaveworthy, is
accessible at the far left column of this page or with this link: www.nysba.org/LeaveworthyNewsletter.
Our newsletter addresses significant appellate
practice decisions, both state and federal, that: 1) clarify the law,
especially if lower courts had inconsistent rulings or interpretations
on the issue, and 2) provide illumination on useful appellate practice
techniques. We also plan to cover news about procedures, personnel and
rules in the appellate courts.
Report on Criminal Leave Applications to the New York Court of
The committee's report recommending changes in the procedures for
criminal leave applications to the New York Court of Appeals was adopted
by the Association's Executive Committee in November 2009 and may be
Report on Electronic Filing of Briefs and
Record Material in Court of Appeals
The committee's September 3, 2010 report (click here to
view) discusses its views on, and the pros and cons of, an electronic
filing system in the New York Court of Appeals.
Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction
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