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New York County Newswire

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  1. New NYCLA Leader Targets Ethics, Administrative HearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Law.com

    Carol Sigmond, a solo practioner who focuses on construction law, came to the presidency of the New York County Lawyers' Association Thursday night with an ambitious to-do list to address both internal changes at the association and external issues affecting the justice system.

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  2. Unprecedented Hearing on Habeas for ChimpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

    In an unprecedented hearing, a New York County Supreme Court judge grilled a state attorney about why "The Great Writ" of habeas corpus should not be expanded to include two chimpanzees at Stony Brook University. Commenting on "scientific discoveries" about the sophistication of chimps, Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Barbara Jaffe pressed a state attorney about whether this species also deserves a "right, or something short of a right, under the habeas statute."

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  3. Consider the Price Of 'Eternal Vigilance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Law.com

    In a speech about deceased Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman , former New York County District Attorney Robert Morgenthau is quoted as follows: "There is an old saying that eternal vigilance is the price of liberty and history has certainly shown that, whether it's 9/11 or Pearl Harbor."

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  4. Heather Yakin: Commission to recommend new sentencing guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Times Herald-Record

    ... The Commission is basing its recommended sentences on 10 years of sentencing data, which sounds OK. The New York County Lawyers Association has expressed some concerns that the Commission didn't separate out things like second-degree conspiracy ...

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  5. People are blaming dating apps for an STD spike-againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... of syphilis cases the county has seen in 20 years. This case is eerily similar to a 2014 outbreak in a New York county , where syphilis cases nearly doubled in one year. While studies have indeed linked hookup apps to rising rates of STIs , experts ...

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  6. Shareholder Class ActionRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Courthouse News Service

    Directors of IntraLinks software dumped their own shares for $78 million while concealing information that caused the stock to sink by 45 percent, shareholders claim in New York County Supreme Court.

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  7. How Does Growing Up in Nassau County Affect Your Chances of Getting Married?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Patch.com

    ... County was No. 7 on the list of the top counties that discourage marriage in the country. Bronx County, New York County (Manhattan) and Nassau County were ranked at No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4, respectively. For the state overall, growing up in New York ...

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  8. Don't Trust, Verify: What Every Business Needs to Know About Certificates of InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | JD Supra

    ... endorsements." Despite this general rule in New York that COIs do not confer coverage, a decision from the New York County Supreme Court on April 13, 2015 serves as a reminder that, depending on the facts of the situation, there might still be ...

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  9. How Does Growing Up in Nassau County Affect Your Chances of Getting Married?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Patch.com

    ... County was No. 7 on the list of the top counties that discourage marriage in the country. Bronx County, New York County (Manhattan) and Nassau County were ranked at No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4, respectively. For the state overall, growing up in New York ...

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  10. Former New York County Public Administrator Dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Law.com

    New York County Public Administrator Ethel Griffin, the first woman and first African American to hold that post and the longest-serving public administrator in the state, died on May 11 after a long battle with cancer.

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  11. Schumer recommends Robert Capers to replace Loretta LynchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | New York Daily News

    ... Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for New York City, and as an assistant district attorney at the New York County D.A.'s office. "Robert Capers knows from his 22-years' experience as a prosecutor the value of locking up violent criminals ...

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  12. Fight Over Hindu God Statue Hits Fed CourtRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Courthouse News Service

    ... within the Asian-art trade," the complaint states. Two years later, the Department of Homeland Security and New York County prosecutors found out that the statue was anything but a bargain, according to the complaint. Manhattan District Attorney ...

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  13. TBI To Apply For Grant To Ease Backlogged Rape KitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WTVC

    ... for a $2 million grant to help analyze backlogged kits. It's part of a $35 million initiative from the New York County District Attorney's Office. Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston wrote a letter (PDF) Monday announcing his commitment ...

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  14. Jury Selected in Dewey & LeBoeuf CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | JD Journal

    ... records, conspiracy, grand larceny, and scheming to defraud. Austin Campriello , a former prosecutor in the New York County District Attorney's Office who is now a partner with Bryan Cave , said, "It's a very diverse jury. It's a very intelligent ...

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  15. NY judge holds service via Facebook permissibleRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Sui Generis

    ... her husband via his Facebook account. Ultimately, the court granted her request. In reaching his decision, New York County Supreme Court Judge Matthew F. Cooper acknowledged the impact of social media on our culture: "The past decade has also seen ...

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  16. Local Government Education Expenditures: 2012 Census of Governments DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Room 8

    Perhaps the most important reason that New York's state and local tax burden is so high, as discussed here, is that its public school spending is high as well. High not only per student, but also per $1,000 of state residents' income, the income they must use to pay for those public schools.

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  17. Judge declares mistrial in Etan Patz murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | UPI

    A judge in New York declared a mistrial in the murder trial of a man who confessed to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz, one of the first missing children to appear on a milk carton in 1979. After 18 weeks -- a total of 111 hours -- of deliberation, the jury sent a note to New York County Supreme Court Justice Maxwell Wiley on Friday saying they were unable to reach a unanimous decision about the fate of 54-year-old Pedro Hernandez.

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  18. New York Mesothelioma Law Firm Belluck & Fox Wins $4 Million Verdict...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | 24-7 Press Release

    A plant worker who developed both mesothelioma and lung cancer after being exposed to asbestos products has won a $4 million verdict against the company who supplied those products, the nationally recognized New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP , announced today. After a trial before the Honorable Charles C. Merrell, the jury returned its verdict on March 18 in the Supreme Court of New York, County of Oneida, in the case of Nicholas Dominick and Lorraine J. Dominick v.

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  19. Are Telephone Calls, Emails Legally Enough to Secure Diamond Deals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Diamonds.net

    ... February 10, 2015), the Appellate Division unanimously reversed, on the law, an Order of Supreme Court, New York County, that "granted defendants' motion to dismiss the complaint for lack of personal jurisdiction." The plaintiff is a New York ...

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  20. Freddie Gray's Knife ~ VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | AmmoLand

    ... " assume that the easy at which these simple knives open, must make them switch blades. Note: The New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney's office has made a profitable business by shaking down NYC store owners for cash settlements under ...

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