An American Tragedy: The Law and the Arts


Asian-Americans and the Law
New York Pioneers in the Judiciary

A conversation with three pioneering Asian-American judges in New York & Presentation on Asian-American legal history featuring historic photographs

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at 6:30 PM

New York City Bar Association

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2015 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship

LGBT: The Road to Equality

How have the New York Courts addressed equal human rights for the LGBT Community?

Open to all New York City and State Community College students

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An American Tragedy: The Law and the Arts

2015 Calendar Legal History Through the Ages Coming Soon!

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November: Albert Einstein and the General Theory of Relativity

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1777-1846: The Revolution & Emerging State

Judicial Notice Issue 10 Coming Soon!

Sneak preview – Seward the Lawyer by Walter Stahr:

“William Henry Seward was many things: state senator, New York governor, federal senator, Lincoln’s secretary of state. His first career, however, was as a New York lawyer…”

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Image: Seward, who is pushing the ball from the top left, defeats the Democrats in the 1838 New York gubernatorial election

Solicitors General and the US Supreme Court: The New York Influence

The Society in the Classroom

Watch this this video filmed in a 9th grade American History classroom on the Queens campus of Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) focusing on the Lemmon Slave Case is showcased here.

Part of our longstanding partnership with BHSEC in developing curriculum that teaches students about the rule of law and the role of courts, judges & lawyers.

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Norman Goodman's Retirement!

Join us in celebrating Norman Goodman's retirement after 45 years as NY County Clerk. 12/10 @ 60 Centre St. ››› SEE INVITATION

Our Videos

Visit our new videos page, where we feature films covering our educational programs, galas and public events

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Receive exclusive invitations to pre-event receptions, starting with our 5:30 pm reception on Dec. 15th