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Poll: Voters not sold on ethics changes

ALBANY (AP) — A poll suggests New York voters aren’t impressed with government ethics rules adopted by lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an effort to combat Albany corruption. Two-thirds of respondents to the Siena College survey released Monday say ...

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Ethically Speaking: If your client intends to harm someone, what should you do?

It’s an interesting question: Should you learn that a client intends to kill or seriously harm another person, or otherwise commit a crime, what are you ethical obligations? Are you required to disclose the information or is doing so a discretionary decision?

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State bar outlines legislative priorities

The New York State Bar Association has a few legislative priorities it would like state lawmakers to take action on this year. President Stephen P. Younger is asking Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the Legislature to enact sweeping reform of state and local government ethics laws ...

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NYSBA taking up ethical issues

Members of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Ethics 20/20 will participate in a roundtable discussion Tuesday at the New York State Bar Association’s 134th annual meeting in Manhattan.

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