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Jonathan Lippman

Getting it Right: Raising the Age and Justice System Reforms for Adolescents

Brooklyn Defender Services | Posted 02.10.2014 | New York
Brooklyn Defender Services

New York remains one of just two states nationally that prosecute sixteen and seventeen year-olds in adult criminal court, despite extensive research indicating that these practices are not effective at reducing criminality.

New York State's Pro Bono Requirement a Step in the Right Direction

Jimmy Dahroug | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Jimmy Dahroug

New York will soon become the first state in the nation to require pro bono service with Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman's recent decision to mandate fifty hours of pro bono work as part of admission to the bar.

Too Close to Call

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Not every Democrat is likely to mind a Republican Senate. In some ways, a Republican victory would be helpful to Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo.

Paterson Channels Polonius: Albany Skirmish Over Borrowing

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Day 78 without a state budget. 78 is the speed of some old records, in rpm, the atomic number of platinum, and the number of chromosomes in a dog's DNA (39 pairs). We have 23 pairs.

Jonathan Lippman Sets Liberal Course For New York Court Of Appeals

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson nominated Jonathan Lippman to head the New York Court of Appeals in January 2009, making him the chief judge of the state. The ...