Turkey/USA: 2019 DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – TURKEY (New York City)

New York City Bar

2019 Day of the Endangered Lawyer – Turkey
Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Program Fee: Free to Members | $15 for Non-Members

Description:
The Day of the Endangered Lawyer is an annual event which examines governments who actively suppress lawyers from representing clients. Such suppression includes harassment, fines, disbarment, imprisonment, and even extrajudicial torture and killing. This year the Day of the Endangered Lawyer examines lawyers in Turkey. Since the coup attempt in 2016, lawyers and judges have been disbarred and imprisoned. In addition, local bar associations have been forcibly closed by governments. This panel aims to highlight the state of current events in Turkey.

Speakers:
Neil Schenkkan, Director of Special Research, Freedom House
Hon. Sukru Say, Former Judge of the Turkish Tax Court

Moderator:
Christopher M. W. Pioch, Secretary, Task Force on the Independence of Lawyers and Judges

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Task Force on the Independence of Lawyers and Judges, William A. Wilson III, Chair

https://services.nycbar.org/EventDetail?EventKey=ILJ012419

https://services.nycbar.org/Members/Event_Calendar/Members/Event_Calendar.aspx

https://www.nycbar.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City_Bar_Association

https://eldh.eu/en/2018/11/22/day-of-the-endangered-lawyer-2019/

#DayoftheEndangeredLawyer

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