Criminal Justice Section

Criminal Justice Home

Friday, March 22, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Hyatt Place Amherst/Buffalo | 5020 Main Street | Amherst, New York, 14226
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Free to Criminal Justice Section members! Not a member? Join here

BEING HEARD AT HEARINGS - LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT PRACTICE CLE PROGRAM SERIES

    Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association. 

    Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
    New York State Bar Association | 1 Elk Street, Albany NY 12207
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    Free to Criminal Justice Section members. Join now!

    BEING HEARD AT HEARINGS - LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT PRACTICE CLE PROGRAM SERIES

      Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association. 

      Friday, March 29, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
      Westchester Marriott | 670 White Plains Road | Tarrytown, New York 10591
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      Free to Criminal Justice Section members. Join now!



      BEING HEARD AT HEARINGS - LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT PRACTICE CLE PROGRAM SERIES


      Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association. 


      Thursday, April 8, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
      Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center | 801 University Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13210 | Syracuse
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      Free to Criminal Justice Section members. Join now!

      BEING HEARD AT HEARINGS - LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT PRACTICE CLE PROGRAM SERIES

        Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association. 

        Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
        The Powers Building | 16 West Main Street | Rochester, NY 14614
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        Free to Criminal Justice Section members. Join now! 


        Criminal Justice Section Spring Meeting
        Court of Appeals Review and Preserving the Record for Appellate Review
        Saturday, May 18, 2019
        9 am – 12:45 pm
        NYSBA, 1 Elk Street, Albany, NY

        The program qualifies for 3.5 MCLE credits in the Areas of Professional Practice in New York State only. This program is transitional and is suitable for newly-admitted attorneys. 

        Cost:
        $ 25 Criminal Justice Section Members | $ 100 NYSBA members | $ 175 Non-NYSBA Members

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        Friday, May 17


        NYSBA Committee on Mandated Representation
        1 pm – 3 pm
        NYSBA Peck Room

        Criminal Justice Section Executive Committee Meeting
        3 pm – 5 pm
        NYSBA Peck Room

        Saturday, May 18

        CLE Program Agenda:

        8:30 am  Registration and Continental Breakfast - Great Hall

        9:00 am- 9:05 am – Welcome and Introductions 
        Section Chair Tucker C. Stanclift
        Stanclift Law PLLC
        Queensbury, NY

        9:05 am – 10:30 am
        Adventures in Preserving the Record for Appellate Review -- 2019 Update
        Speaker:

        Robert S. Dean, Esq.
        Center for Appellate Litigation
        New York, NY 

        1.5 MCLE credits in Areas of Professional Practice

        10:30 am – 10:45 am
        Break

        10:45 am – 12:45 pm
        New York State Court of Appeals Update
        Speakers:

        Honorable Jenny Rivera
        New York State Court of Appeals
        Albany, NY

        Robert J. Masters, Esq.
        Queens County District Attorney’s Office
        Kew Gardens, NY

        Daniel N. Arshack, Esq.
        Arshack, Hajek & Lehrman, Esq.
        New York, NY

        2.0 MCLE credits in Areas of Professional Practice

         

        Adjournment

        Hotel Accommodations

        The following hotels are within walking distance of the Bar Center. If you require overnight accommodations, please contact these suggested hotels for rates and availability. 

        Renaissance Albany Hotel
        144 State Street, Albany, NY
        (518) 992-2500

        Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Downtown
        25 Chapel Street, Albany, NY
        (518) 432-7000

        Hilton Albany
        40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY
        (518) 462-6611

         

        Directions to the State Bar Center

        FROM THE SOUTH:
        NYS Thruway to Exit 23, I-787 North.
        Exit at Route 20 West.
        Take a:
        Right on Broadway.
        Left on State St.
        Right on Eagle St.
        Left on Elk St.

        FROM THE NORTH:
        Adirondack Northway (I-87 South) to Exit 1.
        Take I-90 East to I-787 South.
        Exit Clinton Ave. (Route 9).
        Take a:
        Left on So. Pearl St.
        Right on State St.
        Right on Eagle St.
        Left on Elk St.

        FROM THE EAST:
        I-90 West to I-787 South.
        Exit Clinton Avenue (Route 9)
        Take a:
        Left on So. Pearl St.
        Right on State St.
        Right on Eagle St.
        Left on Elk St.

        FROM THE WEST:
        NYS Thruway to Exit 24.
        I-90 East to I-787 South.
        Exit Clinton Avenue (Route 9).
        Take a:
        Left on So. Pearl St.
        Right on State St.
        Right on Eagle St.
        Left on Elk St.

        PARKING:
        There is metered parking in front of the Bar Center for $0.25 per 12 minutes. Credit cards are accepted. If you are going to be at the Bar Center for an extended period, you may also wish to park at the Hilton Albany, located on Lodge Street off of State Street. Parking at the Hilton is $20.00 per day. If you park at the Hilton, walk up Pine Street, take a right on Eagle Street, and continue until you reach Elk Street. Cross the street and you will see the State Bar Center in front of you.

        For more information, call NYSBA at (518) 463-3200.


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        WELCOME!

        Welcome to the New York State Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section web site. Through our Section members have the opportunity to meet and network with other attorneys and judges involved in many aspects of the criminal justice system, as well as have access to many great benefits specific to our area of practice. The Section also helps improve the criminal justice system by providing a credible voice on pending criminal justice legislation and helping to develop NYSBA policy on criminal justice issues. 

        The Benefits of Criminal Justice Section Membership Include:

        • The Section’s newsletter, New York Criminal Law Journal features updates on Section activities, recent cases and articles about current issues.
        • Educational programs that examine today’s vital legal developments.
        • Networking events to meet criminal justice attorneys from across the state.
        • Professional growth opportunities by joining a Committee.  The Section has 14 substantive committees that provide you the opportunity to research issues and influence the laws that can affect your practice, and the criminal justice system. Section members can request to join as many committees as they like, for free.
        • Access to the Criminal Justice Section’s  Online Community, where members post queries for guidance and referrals.
        • Discounts on NYSBA CLE programs sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section. Section dues are $35 a year (NYSBA membership required) for attorneys, and FREE for law school students. Join online, or call 1-8800-582-2452. 

        Tucker Stanclift
        Tucker C. Stanclift
        CHAIR

        Criminal Justice Section

        Tucker C. Stanclift of Stanclift Law PLLC in Queensbury is the chair of the Criminal Justice Section.

        He focuses his practice area in criminal law, DWIs, civil litigation, personal injury, and vehicle and traffic law.

        Long active with the State Bar, he is a former chair of the Young Lawyers Section and a member of the Committee on Continuing Legal Education. He also serves as chair of the Criminal Justice Section’s Committee on Vehicle and Traffic Law.

        Stanclift received his undergraduate degree from St. Bonaventure University and earned a law degree from the University at Buffalo Law School. He has also studied Shakespeare at Oxford University, is a member of the Glens Falls Community Theater, the Hudson River Shakespeare Company and is a former member of the board of directors for the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls.


        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.

        Section Bylaws

        Executive Committee Roster

        Criminal Justice Section Chair Terms:

        1981-1983: Andrew M. Schnier
        1983-1985: Vincent E. Doyle, Jr.
        1985-1987: Hon. Renee A. White
        1987-1989: Joseph Jaffe
        1989-1991: Terrence J. Connors
        1991-1993: Martin B. Adelman
        1993-1995: Paul J. Cambria
        1995-1997: Robert W. Vinal
        1997-1999: Susan B. Lindenauer
        1999-2001: Vincent E. Doyle, III
        2001-2003: Thomas F. Liotti
        2003-2005: Michael T. Kelly
        2005-2007: Roger B. Adler
        2007-2009: Jean T. Walsh
        2009-2011: James P. Subjack
        2011-2013: Marvin E. Schechter
        2013-2015: Hon. Mark R. Dwyer
        2015-2017: Sherry Levin Wallach
        2017-2019: Tucker C. Stanclift

        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. 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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        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 Amy Jasiewicz at ajasiewicz@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. Join the conversation here