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ETHICS & CIVILITY IN THE COURTROOM

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Date Published

August 20, 2020

Publisher

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Subjects

Ethics

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Summary

This Ethics webinar will inform participants about the import of courtroom demeanor during trial from the perspective of a trial lawyer engaging the jury hearing a case, the trial judge presiding over the trial and the appellate judge reviewing the record. Our distinguished panel will discuss several cases, but will focus on one notable case tried by Mr. Rubinowitz in front of Judge Rakower that was subsequently brought up on appeal to a First Department Panel that included Justice Kapnick. This unique and engaging discussion will provide multiple perspectives on how to try a case with zeal, while also being mindful of the bounds of professional responsibility.

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Presenters

Josh Silber, Esq.

Abend & Silber, PLLC

Hon. Barbara R. Kapnick

Justice of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department

Justice Eileen A. Rakower

Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County

Ben B. Rubinowitz, Esq.

Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

ETHICS & CIVILITY IN THE COURTROOM
ETHICS & CIVILITY IN THE COURTROOM - Written Materials
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Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

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Technical Requirements
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