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Statements and Letters
NYCLA 2020 Statements and Letters

September 2020
New York County Lawyer Association President Stephen C. Lessard issues a statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ethics Opinions
NYCLA 2020 Ethics Opinions

August 2020
Committee on Professional Ethics Formal Opinion 754-2020 TOPIC: Ethical Obligations when Lawyers Work Remotely

Press Release
NYCLA 2020 Press Releases

August 2020
NYCLA Library Services at the Home of Law Reopen for In-person and Remote Research