GSBA SUPPORTS NEW JERSEY BILL NUMBER S-2100
The Garden State Bar Association supports New Jersey Senate Bill Number S-2100, as it will restore the fundamental right to vote to nearly 100,000 New Jersey citizens who are either in prison, on parole, or on probation. PRESS RELEASE
GSBA Launches Reaching Back As We Climb Mentoring Program
The GSBA is excited to announce the official kickoff of our 2018-2019 Reaching Back As We Climb Mentorship Program. This program is designed to match law students and attorneys young in the practice (5 years or less) with seasoned practitioners. We will have more details for participants, so please do sign up!
Below, are two links to applications. The first is for those seeking to be matched with a mentor; the second is for those seeking to be matched with a mentee. Please fill out the form (5 minutes max) and send your resume to email provided on the applications.
Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to email Cliff Dawkins, GSBA-YLD Chair, directly at Clifford.firstname.lastname@example.org
GSBA Supports Michellene Davis, E.V.P. & Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at RWJBarnabas
Read the letter HERE.
GSBA Opposes Proposed CHANGES TO THE N.J. CONSUMER FRAUD ACT
The GSBA stands alongside the NAACP, New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Association for Justice, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, New Jersey Citizen Action, Consumer League of New Jersey and many other consumer groups who oppose this legislation. PRESS RELEASE
GSBA PRESENTS THE ARCHER GSBA DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP SUMMER
GSBA ARGUES FOR DISCLOSURE OF DASH-CAM RECORDINGS
July 11, 2017
The GSBA joined as amicus curiae in the matter of North Jersey Media Group, Inc. v. Township of Lyndhurst, which was argued before the NJ Supreme Court. The case held that dash-cam recordings and use of force reports are subject to disclosure under the common law. READ MORE
GSBA URGES DIVISION OF ELECTIONS NOT TO RELEASE VOTER INFO
July 10, 2017
The GSBA sent a letter to state officials opposing a request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity which seeks sensitive voter information and would likely lead to voter suppression. READ MORE
GSBA REQUESTS THE COURT TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF ITS PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATORY CONDUCT IN THE PROFESSION
June 30, 2017
The Garden State Bar Association supports an adoption of the ABA Model Rule governing the conduct of attorneys which provides additional safeguards against discriminatory conduct. READ MORE
GSBA PUSHES FOR DIVERSITY-FOCUSED REQUIREMENTS IN ATTORNEY CONTINUING EDUCATION
June 30, 2017
Following the adoption of ABA Resolution 107, the GSBA urges New Jersey to require that attorneys attend diversity and inclusion programming in order to fulfill biennial continuing legal education credits. READ MORE