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    Forensics and the Law IV Check back here for more information October 2014, Criminal Justice Fall Meeting "Forensics and the Law IV" New York City. Click the picture to see last year's program.
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  • Events
    • September 17, 2014 CJS Executive Committee Meeting NYC

      Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      New York County Lawyers Association
      14 Vesey Street
      New York, NY

      5:30 - 7:30pm

      Section members are welcome to attend, by RSVP to Patricia Johnson at pjohnson@nysba.org.

      Please note that NYCLA requires 24 hours notice for wheelchair accessibility. (Contact Patricia Johnson at the above.)

      Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: NYSBA welcomes participation by individuals with disabilities. NYSBA is committed to complying with all applicable laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals on the basis of disability in the full and equal enjoyment of its goods, services, programs, activities, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations. To request auxiliary aids or services or if you have any questions regarding accessibility, please contact Patricia Johnson at (518) 487.5688 or at pjohnson@nysba.org


    • Stay Tuned October 2014 in NYC: CJS fall meeting CLE Forensics and the Law IV

      Criminal Justice Section Fall Meeting Forensics and the Law IV C

      Stay tuned for more information regarding the  Criminal Justice Section’s Fourth Annual Forensics and the Law program bringing together distinguished faculty, including leading practitioners and forensics specialists to address several issues important to both civil and criminal litigators and practitioners. 

      Program will be presented in October 2014, NYC. Check back here or contact pjohnson@nysba.org for more information.

      An Executive Committee meeting will take place the day before the Fall Meeting Continuing Legal Education Program. Section members are welcome to attend Executive Committee meetings by RSVP to Patricia Johnson, pjohnson@nysba.org  .


    • December 10, 2014 CJS Executive Committee Meeting NYC 5:30 p.m.

      Wednesday, December 10, 2014

      New York County Lawyers Association
      14 Vesey Street
      New York, NY

      5:30 - 7:30pm

      Section members are welcome to attend, by RSVP to Patricia Johnson at pjohnson@nysba.org.

      Please note that NYCLA requires 24 hours notice for wheelchair accessibility. (Contact Patricia Johnson at the above.)

      Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: NYSBA welcomes participation by individuals with disabilities. NYSBA is committed to complying with all applicable laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals on the basis of disability in the full and equal enjoyment of its goods, services, programs, activities, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations. To request auxiliary aids or services or if you have any questions regarding accessibility, please contact Patricia Johnson at (518) 487.5688 or at pjohnson@nysba.org

  • About

    WELCOME!

    The Criminal Justice Section of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to welcome Section members and visitors. This site offers an array of resources, including Law Watch search results that provide access to substantive topics and the supporting cases, substantive law reports and resolutions, and the opportunity for members to join in discussion groups on relevant topics in the Criminal Justice Section e-community. 

    Please contact Pat Johnson if you are interested or complete and mail in the Criminal Justice Section Membership Brochure to become a member of the section and to select any committee you would like to join.

    Meet the Section Chair
    Hon. Mark Dwyer

    Executive Committee Roster

    MISSION STATEMENT

    The purpose of this Section shall be to anticipate, recognize and address such issues of crime, criminology, criminal procedure, correction and the administration of criminal justice as properly come before or should come before the New York State Bar Association.

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  • New York Criminal Law Newsletter

    New York Criminal Law Newsletter

    VIEW THE LATEST NEW YORK CRIMINAL LAW NEWSLETTER

    The New York Criminal Law Newsletter  features updates on Section activities, recent cases and articles about current issues. Edited by Spiros A. Tsimbinos, Esq., the New York Criminal Law Newsletter is published quarterly by the Criminal Justice Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • CJS Online Community

    Criminal Justice Professional Online Private Community

    We are pleased to announce that the Criminal Justice Section Private Online Professional Community is online—for Criminal Justice Section members only. If you need help logging in with your ID and password please contact the State Bar Service Center at 800.582.2452   or contact Pat Johnson, Section Attorneys Liaison at  pjohnson@nysba.org

    NYSBA Communities offer a wide variety of options, ranging from traditional listserves to searchable directories, collaborative workspaces, member profiles and even mentoring tools. See here for information on getting started. 

    NYSBA Online Communities