upcoming event arrowDecember 15, 2014

2014 Stephen R. Kaye Memorial Program

Asian-Americans and the Law: New York Pioneers in the Judiciary

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
6:30 - 8:15 PM
New York City Bar Association (42 W. 44th Street, NYC)

2.0 NY CLE Credits Available to Society Members (Follow instructions when registering to become a member.)
Presentation on Asian-American legal history featuring historic photographs

Hon. Denny Chin, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Kathy Hirata Chin, Esq., Partner, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP


A conversation with the first three Asian American judges in New York

Hon. Randall T. Eng, Presiding Justice, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York State Supreme Court

Hon. Peter Tom, Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department, New York State Supreme Court

Hon. Dorothy Chin-Brandt, New York State Supreme Court, Queens County Criminal Court

Moderator: Hon. Denny Chin


upcoming event arrowApril 23, 2015

The Legendary Learned Hand Up Close and Personal: 15 Years on the District Court and Beyond

Thursday, April 23, 2015
5:00 PM The Thurgood Marshall Courthouse (40 Centre Street, NYC)
Presented with The Supreme Court Historical Society

This program will provide a unique look at the life and career of the celebrated jurist Learned Hand. Featuring presentations from:

The Influence of Judge Hand
Hon. John M. Walker, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Judge Hand's Life: As told through his personal letters
Prof. Constance Jordan, Professor of English & Comparative Literature Emerita at Claremont Graduate University
Author, Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand
Granddaughter of Judge Hand

Recollections from Judge Hand's colleagues, clerks, friends and others

Further Details To Be Announced!

upcoming event arrowJune 17, 2015

Human Trafficking New York Courts Right an Injustice

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
New York City Bar Association (42 W. 44th Street, NYC)

The Society is working with Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman on a program that will look at the history of human trafficking in the United States and the development of the trailblazing Human Trafficking Courts in New York

Further Details To Be Announced!

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