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Court system appoints Kay-Ann Porter Campbell as new Inspector General

September 6 | Robert Abruzzese

The state’s judiciary underwent a significant shift this week as Chief Administrative Judge Joseph A. Zayas announced the appointment of Kay-Ann Porter Campbell as the Director of the court system’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Responsible for probing allegations of misconduct, fraud, and conflicts of interest within the court system, the OIG plays a […]

Advancing diversity in the legal world: NYSBA’s panel explores the path forward with Justice Cheryl Chambers

September 6 | Robert Abruzzese

In the weeks following the U.S. Supreme Court’s groundbreaking ruling on race-conscious admissions at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) convened a group of legal luminaries to address the question on everyone’s minds: How do we advance diversity in the face of this decision? NYSBA’s webinar, entitled […]

Following $20 million settlements, NYPD reforms aim to end over-policing of peaceful protests

September 6 | Robert Abruzzese

The NYPD’s history of unchecked aggressive policing during protests may be drawing to a close. On Tuesday, Attorney General Letitia James, in collaboration with the Legal Aid Society (LAS) and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), announced a landmark agreement with the NYPD to revolutionize its protest management approach. This agreement is a culmination […]