Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter

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    The Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter features updates on Section activities, programs and events; recent legislation; and information about current issues. Edited by Prof. Mark L. Davies, the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter is published three times per year by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Summer/Fall 2015

    Message from the Outgoing Chair
    (Paul Sarkozi)

    Message from the Incoming  Chair 
    (James M. Wicks)  

    The Spring Meeting

    The Use of Technology in Court
    (Mark A. Berman)

    Attorneys’ Fees Disputes
    (Michael Cardello III)

    Ethically Outsourcing Legal Work
    (Anthony Harwood)


    What Lawyers Need to Know to Practice Law in the Social Media Age
    (Yitzy Nissenbaum)

    Section Presents Ninth Annual “Smooth Moves” CLE Program for Attorneys of Color and Bestows the Honorable George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award on the Honorable Denny Chin
    (Sara Chang)

    The Section’s District Leaders

    Judge Elizabeth Wolford (WDNY) Speaks to Section Executive Committee Meeting in Rochester
    (Brian J. Jacek)

    Meet the Commercial Division Judges of Nassau and Suffolk Counties
    (Kevin Schlosser and Harvey B. Besunder)

    CPLR Amendments: 2015 Legislative Session

    2015 Amendments to the Uniform Rules for Supreme and County Courts, Rules Governing Appeals, and Certain Other Rules of Interest to Civil Litigators

    Notes of the Section’s Executive Committee Meetings