1. All blog submissions,
including comments, become the property of the New York State Bar
Association (the NYSBA) and the NYSBA reserves the right to reproduce
these entries in any format currently known or to be developed in the
2. The NYSBA is the publisher
of all blogs and as such retains the right to edit any submission for
style, content, clarity, brevity, usage, or any other reason. The NYSBA
reserves the right to only publish comments relevant to the
3. NYSBA blogs are
“entity” publications. The NYSBA does not offer and will not
sponsor individual blogs. NYSBA blogs exist for the purpose of expanding
the body of knowledge relating to positions of the Bar Association and
have no commercial intent or purpose. NYSBA Sections, committees, and
other NYSBA entities are invited to blog on topics of interest and
influence to the NYSBA membership and the public at large.
4. The NYSBA reserves the right
to cease publication of any blog at any time for any reason. Use of a
NYSBA blog should not be construed as any type of contract or
employment. Blog contributions are strictly voluntary and should not be
considered works for hire. Contributors will receive no consideration
for their work.
5. As the publisher, the NYSBA
encourages thoughtful and cogent blog posts and insightful commentary.
Blog posts that become personal, resort to inappropriate language, or do
not support the overall mission of the NYSBA will not be published.
Comments will only be published if they directly relate to the blog post
to which they are attached and comply with the above
6. URLs to all blogs belong to
NYSBA and will be renewed as needed and charged back to the sponsoring
entities as appropriate.
7. NYSBA entities should
appoint a blog administrator (or more than one) from the group to be the
primary blogger(s). Blog posts should be “signed” by the
person making the post in the event the blog is written by multiple
parties using a common login. For blogs with multiple logins the system
indicates the name of the contributor. Sections and Committees may have
more than one blog (at the discretion of the NYSBA). The creation of all
blogs requires the approval of the Section or Committee chair and the
input of the staff liaison.
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