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12/2/2013
When: 12/2/2013
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: NYCLA Home of Law
14 Vesey Street
New York, New York 
United States

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Bench and Bar Leaders to Testify on Continuing Effects of Judicial Budget Cuts at NYCLA Public Hearing

 

 

 

 

Chief Judge Preska testifies at the
NYCLA Task Force on Judicial Budget Cuts
Public Hearing held in December 2011

Attend Panel Discussions Featuring Chief Judges to Hear Impact on Access to Justice, Public Safety, and the Rule of Law

The NYCLA Task Force on Judicial Budget Cuts will hold a day-long public hearing on Monday, December 2to receive testimony about the continuing impact of judicial budget cuts on the administration of justice from leaders of the bench and bar. Various panels will discuss:

• The impact of the budget cuts on the state courts and its impact on children, families and the public
• The impact of the budget cuts on the federal courts including court operations, criminal defense, public safety, and the administration of justice along with the impact of these cuts on bankruptcy, business, and consumers
• The view from the bar

The hearing follows up on a recent Task Force report on the effects of budget cuts on the federal courts in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Presenters include:

  • Hon. Carol Bagley Amon, Chief Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Robert J. Anello, President, Federal Bar Council
  • Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York
  • Hon. Carla E. Craig, Chief Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of New York
  • William F. Dahill, President, Southern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
  • Briana Denney, Co-Chair, NYCLA Matrimonial Law Section
  • Edward Friedland, District Executive, Southern District of New York
  • Dora Galacatos, Senior Counsel, Feerick Center for Social Justice, Fordham University School of Law
  • Stephanie Gendell, Associate Executive Director, Policy and Government Relations, Citizens Committee for Children of New York
  • Samuel J. Himmelstein, Partner, Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph
  • Hon. Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Eileen Kelly, Chief U.S. Probation Officer, US Probation Department, Eastern District of New York
  • James B. Kobak Jr., NYCLA Past President, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
  • William Z. Kransdorf, Director, New York Bankruptcy Assistance Project, Legal Services NYC
  • Susan B. Lindenauer, Co-Chair, New York State Bar Association Task Force on the Family Court
  • Hon. Lawrence Marks, Administrative Director, Office of Court Administration
  • Hon. Cecilia Morris, Chief Judge, US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
  • David Patton,Executive Director and Attorney-in-Chief of the Federal Defenders of New York
  • Hon. Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • David M. Schraver, President, New York State Bar Association
  • James R. Silkenat, President, American Bar Association
  • Ronald Younkins, Chief of Operations, Office of Court Administration

View the event schedule and attend to hear discussions

 

Program Details

Date:
Monday, December 2

Time:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
*View the schedule of testimony

Location:
NYCLA Home of Law,
14 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10007
212.267.6646

Open to the public - no registration needed - testimony by invitation only

View the event schedule and attend to hear discussions

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