Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Great Documents of New York Legal History

Word has reached us of an upcoming event sponsored by the Historical Society of the New York Courts, Documenting Our Past: Great Documents of New York Legal History, to be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 6:30 PM, at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 42 West 44th Street.  CLE credits available.  According to an announcement:
The Society is partnering with the New York State Archives for this program in which leading experts will discuss early documents of State importance that provide a window into NYS legal foundations. The program will also cover the importance of the preservation of early court records and the recent transfer of court documents to State Archives.
After a welcome from the Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt, President, Historical Society of the New York Courts, the event will consist of three presentations and a panel discussion moderated by Daniel Hulsebosch, the Charles Seligson Professor of Law at the NYU School of LawThomas J. Ruller, Assistant Commissioner and State Archivist, New York State Archives, State Education Department, will speak generally on the preservation of court records.  Leah Moren Green, Esq., Corporate Counsel, Caterpillar Inc., will speak on documents relating to the Erie Canal, and Dr. Dennis J. Maika, Senior Historian and Education Director, New Netherland Institute, will speak on the Flushing Remonstrance.