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Asian-Americans and the Law

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

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014


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Image L to R: Kathy Hirata Chin, Hon. Denny Chin, Hon. Judith Kaye, Hon. Peter Tom, Hon. Randall Eng, Hon. Jonathan Lippman & Hon. Albert Rosenblatt. Courtesy Rick Kopstein, NYLJ

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LGBT: The Road to Equality

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

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1777-1846: The Revolution & Emerging State

Judicial Notice Issue 10 Coming Soon!

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“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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