New York state court administrators are seeking passage of a law in 2017 they say would undo a 2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision and clarify that New York courts have jurisdiction over litigation involving foreign companies licensed in New York.
The state's Division of Human Rights said it secured $5.2 million in compensation for 923 victims of discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation in New York state in 2016.
The assumption of risk inherent in the relatively modern game of disc golf are the same as for the more traditional form of the game, a state judge ruled in throwing out the claim of an injured player.
A state prison inmate pleaded guilty Friday to trying to arrange to have a person attack the former Long Island assistant district attorney who prosecuted him for murder in the 1990s.
New York state's comptroller said Thursday he has lined up support from 47 other investors in the Exxon Mobil Corp. for a proposed shareholder resolution requiring the energy company to report on how its business will be affected by climate change mitigation efforts.
An appeals court Thursday reinstated an action by a convict who claims a made-for-TV movie about his murder case was in violation of a state law barring fictionalized portrayals for "purposes of trade."
Airbnb and its critics in New York City are back in conflict over 2016 state rental law, with the company's supporters now charging that a state law penalizing those who advertise units illegally discriminates against minorities.
Janet DiFiore kept the focus of her first State of the Judiciary address Wednesday almost entirely on the internal workings of the state courts and her efforts so far as chief judge to improve their efficiency.
Microsoft and Stripe are urging federal banking regulators not to draw cybersecurity rules for the largest banks so narrowly that they exclude innovative technologies developed by innovative third-party providers.
The owners and operators of a luxury resort on the Caribbean island of Anguilla cannot be held liable for an attack on a guest family's 12-year-old child for which a gardener at the resort was arrested, a state judge has ruled.