Announcements & News

Federal Indian and Immigration Law CLE via Zoom 12/9/2020

Federal Indian and Immigration Law CLE Announcement REGISTRATION LINK: NOTICE OF CLE PROGRAM The NDNY-FCBA’s CLE Committee Presents “FEDERAL INDIAN AND IMMIGRATION LAW”  Wednesday, December 9, 2020  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Because of COVID-19 related restrictions, this CLE will be offered in a virtual setting, via Zoom. To register for this CLE webinar, […]

Contest-Winning Art: Why Philadelphia? The Constitutional City

Zoe Costanza, a senior at Fayetteville-Manilus High School, won the FCBA’s First-Ever Art Contest with this entry, “Why Philadelphia? The Constitutional City.” View Larger

Contest-Winning Essay: The Founding Fathers Kept a Secret

By Gabriella E. Modesti, Jamesville-DeWitt High School ’20 Nothing spoken or written can be revealed to anyone–not even your family–until we have adjourned permanently. Gossip or misunderstanding can easily ruin all the hard work we shall have to do this summer.” (George Washington, Presiding Officer, 1787) As is clear from political scandals, Watergate being the […]

NDNY Sees Its Fair Share of COVID-19 Litigation

So far during the COVID-19 pandemic, five district judges in the Northern District have issued decisions in seven cases arising from various executive orders of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo responding to the pandemic. The cases have involved restrictions on religious gatherings, overnight religious camps, firearm retailers, weddings in indoor restaurants, outdoor auto racing, and interstate […]

The Time is Now-A Discussion of Achieving Equality in the Courtroom CLE via Zoom 12/3/2020

Registration here: Time is Now CLE Announcement The Time is Now CLE Material Packet

President’s Message

By Kim Zimmer Dear Members! Normally, in the Fall newsletter, we would be providing you with information about our upcoming Annual Meeting and Dinner in December. As you all know, however, nothing about this year is normal. For the first (and hopefully the only) time in the history of the FCBA, we will not have […]

Implicit Bias and the Experiences on Marginalized Groups CLE via Zoom 10/30/2020

REGISTRATION LINK: IMPLICIT BIAS MATERIAL PACKET: Diversity And Inclusion In The American Legal Profession_ First P

Application for Hon. Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. Scholarship Program 2020

Application for Hon. Frederick J. Scullin Jr. Scholarship Program 2020 (H4118389x7A869)  

Judicial Clerkships and Practicing Law in the Northern District of New York – 1011/2020


Trying a Prisoner Case CLE 3/19/21 in Syracuse and 3/25/21 in Albany

Trying a Prisoner Case CLE 3/19/21 in Syracuse and 3/25/21 in Albany. More information will be forthcoming.