March 19, 2020

Administrative Order 71-20, Regarding Civil Litigation and Civil Discovery

Keywords: Unified Court System, New York, Courts, Civil Litigation, Civil Discovery, Hon. Lawrence Marks Pursuant to the authority vested in me, I hereby promulgate the following protocols to mitigate the adverse effects of the COYID-19 outbreak upon the practice of civil litigation before the courts of the Unified Court System, effective immediately: Civil Litigation Generally: …

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Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order Mandating Businesses That Require In-Office Personnel to Decrease In-Office Workforce by 75 Percent

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed an executive order mandating businesses that rely on in-office personnel to decrease their in-office workforce by 75 percent. This follows the Governor’s directive yesterday that all businesses implement work-from-home policies. Exemptions will be made for essential service industries, including shipping, media, warehousing, grocery and food production, pharmacies, healthcare providers, …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 73-20, Temporary Orders of Protection Extended Until Re-Calendared

Keywords: Unified Court System, New York, Orders of Protection, Hon. Lawrence Marks, COVID-19 Pursuant to a delegation of authority to me by the Chief Judge of the State of New York in response to the 2020 coronavirus public health emergency in this State, I hereby direct that, effective immediately and until further order, any temporary …

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All Division of Human Rights Offices Have Limited Operations​

Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Division of Human Rights’ operations at its office statewide are limited. Public hearings during this time period are adjourned. All in-person visits & meetings by appointment only. We encourage people, across the state, to engage in social distancing. Please call us at 1-888-392-3644 or email us at INFO@DHR.NY.GOV

Changes to CLE Program Format Restrictions in Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

In an effort to address the growing concerns related to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the CLE Board will implement the following changes, effective immediately through June 30, 2020 (1): • Newly Admitted Attorneys – Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in …

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