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Monday | New York Post

Assemblyman demands judge reinstate his top aide's license

Assemblyman Keith Wright pushed a court to reinstate his top aide's driver's license after she was busted for a 4 a.m. DWI in Harlem last month, where she dropped his name and threatened cops, law-enforcement sources said.


Related Topix: Albany, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Privity and Dismissal in Legal Malpractice

One of the ways in which legal malpractice is different from other torts is the requirement of privity of contract.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

Erie County Fair racing Wednesday at Buffalo

The Erie County Fair is right around the corner and to end July with a bang, the Agricultural & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund, the Erie County Fair along with Buffalo Raceway are hosting the New York County Fair series on Wednesday July 16. The first post is at 1:05 pm on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg for the annual card.


Related Topix: Hamburg, NY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Tompkins Financial Corporation: Double-Digit Returns, Top-Notch Community Bank

Tompkins Financial Corporation is a Financial Holding Company headquartered in Ithaca New York.


Related Topix: New York, Ithaca, NY, Tompkins County, NY

Radio Ink

Former Townsquare Exec Under Fire in New York

Rob Astorino is the Westchester New York County Executive. He's running for Governor against Andrew Cuomo.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ready for her closeup?

You had to love the breathless TV coverage of Madonna showing up at court on Monday to answer a summons for jury duty.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Madonna finally shows up for jury service weeks after crying off with illness

The singer, wearing a black suit and black sunglasses, was escorted into the Manhattan court by two officials, three policemen, two bodyguards and an assistant Madonna has finally showed up for jury service in New York - just weeks after crying off saying she was ill.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Insurance

County law on cyber bullying struck down by New York appeals court

A New York county law intended to outlaw cyber bullying in schools is overly broad and violates the First Amendment, says the state's top court in striking down the legislation.


Related Topix: Albany County, NY, Cohoes, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

BNP Paribas Conviction Commendable, But Length of Investigation and...

Both the Department of Justice and the District Attorney of New York County deserve commendation for the criminal conviction of France's largest bank, BNP Paribas, and the securing of penalties of approximately $9 billion , and, for the first time, a seemingly not insignificant collateral sanction imposed by a regulator .


Related Topix: US News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Court Fight Over Michael Jackson Costumes

Nestor "Zaldy" Goco, a ballyhooed fashion designer for scores of musical acts, wrongfully cut business partners out of more than $250,000 in proceeds from work done for the estate of the late Michael Jackson, two men claim in court.


Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation

New York: BNP Paribas to pay $8.9 billion for illegally processing transactions.

According to court documents submitted today, BNP Paribas S.A. , a global financial institution headquartered in Paris, agreed to enter a guilty plea to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Trading with the Enemy Act by processing billions of dollars of transactions through the U.S. financial system on ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Lawsuit filed in fatal wall collapse

A wrongful-death lawsuit has been filed on behalf of the estate of one of the two men killed in the Dec. 2 collapse of a retaining wall at a construction site in the Village of Maybrook.


Related Topix: Maybrook, NY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Ontario County reaches deal over poor defendants

The New York Civil Liberties Union says it has reached an agreement with a central New York county it sued over how it handles providing criminal defense for poor or indigent defendants.


Related Topix: Ontario County, NY