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  1. Another Settlement Allocution Case in Legal MalpracticeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

    ... work of their attorney. Today, in Katz v Essner 2014 NY Slip Op 32967(U) November 18, 2014 Supreme Court, New York County Docket Number: 154865/2013 Judge: Eileen A. Rakower dismissed on this ground. It's the Katebi v. Fink line of cases. "A "claim ...

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  2. Court Selects Justice Tingling as N.Y. County's Next ClerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Law.com

    Milton Tingling Jr., a state Supreme Court justice with deep connections to the courts, has been appointed New York County Clerk, filling a position held for 45 years by Norman Goodman. The Hon.

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  3. Jerry Lee Lewis Accused of Reneging on DealRead the original story

    Monday | Courthouse News Service

    Jerry Lee Lewis cut a licensing company out of a deal with the producers of the Broadway musical "Million Dollar Quartet," a new complaint alleges. Brasstacks Alliance sued Lewis, whom it describes as a "world-renowned music artist and pioneer in classic rock and roll music," on Friday in New York County Supreme Court.

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  4. Legal Malpractice Case Against an Attorney's Estate FailsRead the original story

    Monday | New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

    ... dismissed. Fundacion Fair Weather v Puccio 2014 NY Slip Op 32931(U) November 13, 2014 Supreme Court, New York County Docket Number: 65032/2013 Judge: Eileen A. Rakower. "Plaintiff commenced this action on February 19, 2013, by summons with Notice. ...

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  5. A lack of diversity that's a real injusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Albany Times Union

    ... just how the Capital Region compares to the rest of the state in terms of diversity on the bench. In New York County, for example, women make up 60 percent of the trial level Supreme Court justices, while in the Third Judicial District, women made ...

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  6. PEREZ v. FLEISCHER 608Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | FindLaw

    ... merely because a relative commences an action (see Monica W. v. Milevoi, 252 A.D.2d at 262-263; Matter of New York County DES Litig., 168 A.D.2d 44, 47-48 [1991]; see also Ward v. County of Oneida, 19 AD3d at 1109). As plaintiff's mother and ...

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  7. President Obama Nominates Three to Serve on the United States District CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The White House

    ... the Bronx County Supreme Court, a Special Term for Election Matters, the Kings County Supreme Court, and the New York County Supreme Court, where she currently serves. From 1984 to 2009, Judge Donnelly was a prosecutor in the New York County ...

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  8. New York snowstorm: Death toll rises to 10 as residents battle with further snowfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Independent.ie

    Western residents of New York State are reeling after another two feet of snow fell, placing further strain on the state's already buckling resources as the death toll rose to 10 this morning. The United States has seen a year's snow fall in three days in the New York county area with temperatures dipping below freezing in all 50 states - including Hawaii.

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  9. York Countians' personal income rose slightly in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Evening Sun

    ... from 2012. Personal income includes income from all sources, including wages, rental income and investments New York County, which is the borough of Manhattan, is the nation's wealthiest county with personal income per person of $121,632. Per person ...

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  10. London Police and NYC Prosecutors to Swap Staff in Cybercrime FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Time

    Leading prosecutors in New York and London police plan to embed staff in each others' offices, officials said Wednesday, increasing transatlantic collaboration in an effort to combat cybercrime. The New York County District Attorney's Office and the City of London Police will exchange one staff member each this spring, with the intention that the program will likely expand in the future.

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  11. Bank data scheme to combat people trafficking to be extended to EuropeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Reuters

    ... chief executive of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, a charitable body which helped set up the scheme with New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance last year. Forced labor in the private economy generates $150 billion globally in illegal profits ...

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  12. Upstate New York HIEs Plan to MergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Health Data Management

    ... subject to review and approval by the office of the New York State Attorney General and the Supreme Court of New York County prior to becoming effective.

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  13. Bank data scheme to combat people trafficking to be extended to EuropeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Reuters

    ... chief executive of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, a charitable body which helped set up the scheme with New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance last year. Forced labour in the private economy generates $150 billion globally in illegal profits ...

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  14. Recent Developments in New York Commercial LitigationRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Law.com

    On October 20, 2014, Justice Bransten of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Anderson & Anderson LLP-Guangzhou v. North American Foreign Trading Corp. , 2014 NY Slip Op.

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  15. Weekly News RoundupRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | ContractsProf Blog

    ... into condominum apartments. Plaintiff alleged negligence and breach of contract. The New York Supreme Court, New York County found that plaintiff's action sounded in contract not in tort and that the architect was not in privity with the plaintiff. ...

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  16. What's next for Harlem's Assembly member Keith Wright?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Columbia Spectator

    New York State Assembly member Keith Wright has a slew of options if he decides to seek higher political office, uptown politicos said, whether that's running for Congress, becoming the New York County clerk, or speaker of the State Assembly. The 59-year-old Wright has been in the State Assembly since 1992, and has long been rumored as a possible successor to Rep. Charles Rangel in 2016.

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  17. NYC district attorney to fund tests of rape kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Star Tribune

    The Manhattan district attorney's office has pledged up to $35 million in grant money to help end a nationwide backlog of untested "rape kits," a move that could help uncover serial offenders after similar efforts led to a slew of convictions in Detroit. New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said Wednesday that his office will use funds seized through asset-forfeiture laws, including recent cases where defendants were convicted of violating international sanctions, to support the reform effort.

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  18. Rape kits: $35 million from Nyc Da for testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WXYZ

    The effort to tackle the massive backlog of untested rape kits just got a major influx of cash. The $35 million is coming from New York City, but Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has been a champion of this cause for years, and she was with the New York County District Attorney Wednesday for the announcement.

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  19. Minnesota Inherits Petters Ponzi FalloutRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Courthouse News Service

    ... New York Debtor and Creditor Law. While U.S. District Judge Lorna Schofield refused to kick the case back to New York County Supreme Court, she ruled on Monday that the District of Minnesota would be a more appropriate venue for the civil case. "The ...

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  20. Manhattan D.A. pledges $35M to end untested 'rape kit' backlog in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Los Angeles Times

    ... move that could help uncover serial offenders after similar efforts led to a slew of convictions in Detroit. New York County Dist. Atty. Cyrus Vance Jr. said Wednesday that his office will use funds seized through asset-forfeiture laws, including ...

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