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News and Updates

September 5, 2015
  • NJSBA supports evidence rule covering mental health providers

    NJSBA President Miles S. Winder III testified before the New Jersey Judicial Conference recently on proposed evidence rules. Winder advocated for the proposal to create a evidentiary privilege for unified mental health service providers. The NJSBA has been an outspoken supporter of the proposal for over two years. Read more>

  • 2015 Mid-Year Meeting

    Join us in New Orleans for Mid-Year Meeting 2015. With a host of meaningful seminars, great tours and food, and exciting special events, this is one trip you won’t want to miss. Register today>

  • Lawmakers, officials, NJSBA welcome juvenile justice reforms

    NJSBA President Miles S. Winder III this week joined Senate President Stephen Sweeney and sponsors of legislation that promises a major overhaul to New Jersey’s juvenile justice system, focusing on rehabilitation. Sponsors of the bill, Senator Nellie Pou, Assemblywoman Shavonda E. Sumter and Assemblyman E. Benjie Winberly extended thanks to those in the judicial and legal communities for their involvement in the drafting and passage of this landmark legislation.  The Association supported the Juvenile Justice Bill as a comprehensive, well thought out proposal for reform. The bill was signed by Governor Christie earlier this month. Read more>

  • NJSBA General Council to elect Nominating Committee member

    The New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA’s) General Council will meet on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Law Center, New Brunswick. Pursuant to NJSBA bylaws, the General Council will elect a member to a two-year term on the NJSBA’s Nominating Committee. Any member of the NJSBA’s General Council may become a candidate for a Nominating Committee seat by filing a petition signed by no fewer than 10 members of the General Council. Completed petitions must be submitted by Friday, Sept. 11. Read the Notice to the Bar>

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