A couple who were fined by the state for refusing to rent out their banquet facilities for gay weddings is being asked to compromise their constitutional right to oppose same-sex marriage for religious reasons, a lawyer argued before the Third Department.
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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.
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Court Revives Claim Over Injury at Football Stadium