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Tag Archives: Craig Doran

Judges now must explain recusals


Two hot-potato lawsuits have prompted a new state law that requires judges who recuse themselves from a case to explain why, unless the explanation would be embarrassing to them or their family members. After almost eight years and five state ...

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Video conferencing in Seventh District courts now available

Hon. Craig J. Doran

Although most court functions in the Seventh Judicial District are temporarily postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, court operations will continue through the use of video conferencing for essential proceedings. State Supreme Court Justice Craig J. Doran, administrative judge for ...

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Doran reappointed as administrative judge for Seventh Disitrict

State Supreme Court Justice Craig J. Doran has been reappointed administrative judge for the Seventh Judicial District. The announcement came from the state’s Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks, with the approval of Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, in consultation with the ...

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MCBA panel shares views on limited scope legal representation

Diana Irizarry introduces the panel on “The Pros and Cons of Unbundled Legal Services/Limited Scope Legal Representation” while UB Law Professor Bernadette Gargano looks on. (Nora A. Jones)

  Access to justice for low-income individuals is a troubling topic, and there is no Gideon on the civil side of the justice system to ensure representation as Gideon v. Wainright, 372 US 335 (1963) does for criminal defendants. The ...

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