Though New York City now tracks conviction rates, incarceration rates, case duration, charge reduction and disposition at arraignments, officials in the mayor's Office of Criminal Justice told City Council members on Monday that they were developing a "more robust evaluation system to ensure effectiveness of indigent defense provision."
Hearsay Faulted but Panel Finds Harmless Error
Gwendolyn A. Gibbs and Lanita Drew, Plaintiffs v. City of New York, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, of the Police Department of the City of New York, Police Officer Karl Schaeffer, individually, Police Officer Karl Schaeffer, in his official capacity, Police Officer Edith Miranda, individually, Police Officer Edith Miranda, in her official capacity, Sergeant Daniel J. Sweeney, individually, and Sergeant Daniel J. Sweeney, in his official capacity, Defendants, 12-CV-8340 (RA)
Treatment Programs Not 'Work' Under FLSA, Court Finds
In this free Special Report from the New York Law Journal, New York’s chief judge, chief administrative judge and Appellate Division presiding justices, as well as the NYSBA president, president-elect and section chairs, address issues ranging from the Uniform Bar Exam to generational differences among attorneys.
In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Managing Fallout From 'Bilski', 'Mayo' and 'Alice'," "Infringement Prevention and Brand Management on Social Media," 'Transformation' of Fair Use Back to Its Section 107 Roots," "Accounting for Jurisdictional Variances in Damages" and "Examining the Multi-Faceted Attack on Patent Assertion Entities."