Press Release: AABANY Launches Online Educational Resource for Reenactments of Historical Trials Involving Asian Americans

NEW YORK – January 6, 2016 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is excited to announce that it has launched an online educational resource for its historical trial reenactments. Since 2007, under the leadership and directions of Hon. Denny Chin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Kathy Hirata Chin, Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, AABANY has produced and performed a series of trial reenactments based on notable trials and cases involving Asian Americans. Performed by a core team of AABANY members at the annual conventions of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (“NAPABA”), each dramatic program utilizes the format of a reenactment of an historic trial or appeal. We invite you to visit to relive and to learn about important aspects of American history that have too often been overlooked, ignored, or forgotten.  Read the full press release here.

Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation Scholarships

Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation is pleased to
offer five scholarships of $2,000 each.  The scholarships are open to
law students with a demonstrated commitment to community service,
including but not limited to a commitment to serving the API community.
Additional factors may include financial need, adversity, academic
achievement, and desire to practice law in the Southern California area.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.  The application and instructions are also available at