Policy Proposal for the Regulation of Legal Defense Funds Under New York City Laws

21 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2018

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Michael Halberstam

The Chandra Law Firm

Susan Lerner

Common Cause

Daniel Myerson

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Date Written: July 6, 2017

Abstract

This policy brief discusses common issues that arise with Legal Defense Funds, examines regulatory responses to these issues by other jurisdictions, and makes a recommendation for legislation to govern LDFs under New York City laws.

Keywords: Election Law, Ethics Regulation, New York City, Municipal Law, Legal Defense Fund, Professional Ethics

Suggested Citation

Halberstam, Michael and Lerner, Susan and Myerson, Daniel, Policy Proposal for the Regulation of Legal Defense Funds Under New York City Laws (July 6, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3150381 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3150381

Michael Halberstam (Contact Author)

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Susan Lerner

Common Cause ( email )

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Daniel Myerson

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
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