John Adams: His Relevance Then and Now

, New York Law Journal


John M. Leventhal, an associate justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, said in his keynote address at the Law Day commemoration of the Supreme Court, Kings County: Adams recognized early on the importance of the role of courts in society and the importance of courts as the last protector of individual rights against the abuses and excesses of government. I am proud to be able to report that our courts remain the protector of an individual's rights and a balance against unjust laws. We address wrongful convictions and provide due process to civil and criminal litigants alike.

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