A woman's First Amendment rights are not violated by a New York City zoning restriction that bans her from hanging an illuminated peace sign in the window of her 17th-floor Upper West Side condominium, a federal judge ruled.
- Commercial Court Rejects Effort to Enforce Noncompete
- Judge Upholds City Authority to Regulate Pet Shops
- Immigrant's Conviction Tossed Due to Bad Advice
- Federal Bar Council Honors
- AG, Fantasy Sports Companies Face Off in State Court
- Note to Readers: The New York Law Journal will not be published tomorrow in observance of Thanksgiving. All state and federal courts are closed. Federal courts will be closed Friday, but state courts will be open.
The extent of political corruption among Albany's fallen political leaders is playing out in court as juries hear evidence of an alleged pay-to-play scam involving former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son and accusations that former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver used his position to extort money and win undeserved referral fees from two law firms.
According to estimates, more than 57 million Americans play and wager on fantasy sports, making it a $27 billion annual business. With the rise in popularity comes a slew of legal and workplace issues, such as the recent actions by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Totality of the circumstances determines whether a defendant understood the rights that are forfeited by pleading guilty to a criminal charge
Court Approval Needed to Tape Exams, Panel Determines