Announcements & News

Cross Examinations & Closing Statements in Federal Court  – July 19, 2023

Cross Examinations & Closing Statements in Federal Court – July 19, 2023

This CLE will present an overview of the “Do’s and Don’ts” of cross-examination, including the boundaries of cross-examination and how to properly impeach a witness. The panel will also discuss what limitations are placed on closing arguments by existing case law and how to apply the jury instructions to the facts of your case in closing arguments.

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Chief Bankruptcy Judge Diane Davis Retires

Chief Bankruptcy Judge Diane Davis retired earlier this month, after serving for 14 years on the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York.  She will be recognized at a retirement dinner being planned for April 19 at the Yahnundasis Golf...

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FCBA Annual Dinner Event – November 30, 2023

FCBA Annual Dinner Event – November 30, 2023

Mark your calendars for the FCBA Annual Meeting and Dinner Event! November 30, 2023     .  .  .  Date: November 30, 2023  Location: Syracuse Marriott Downtown 100 E Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY 13202 Tentative Schedule of Events: 3:00 pm Continuing Legal...

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Constitutional  Scholars  Program

Constitutional Scholars Program

The Constitutional Scholars Program is a non-profit, non-partisan, educational, community outreach program of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (“NDNY”). Video Performances are due by midnight on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. No entries will be accepted after midnight.

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PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of New York at Syracuse, New York. The essential function of courts is to dispense justice. An important component of this function is the creation and maintenance of diversity in the court system. A community’s belief that a court dispenses justice is heightened when the court reflects the community’s diversity.

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