Andrew Denney

Trump Taxes Targeted by Lawsuit Alleging Constitutional Breach

Andrew Denney

The lawsuit filed Monday targeting payments by foreign governments to President Donald Trump's businesses has a number of legal hurdles to clear, but one of the law professors who prepared the action said it may require disclosure of Trump's tax returns, which have been closely guarded.

Big Suits

Amanda Bronstad, Andrew Denney and Mark Hamblett

A subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co. ran a nepotism program on a grand scale in China, U.S. Department of Justice officials said on Nov. 17, as the bank agreed to pay $264.4 million to settle allegations that it hired the sons and daughters of government officials to bribe its way to investment deal

Corrections Officer Has No Action Against State Over Dissemination of Sexually Explicit Photos

Andrew Denney

A New York State corrections officer whose sexually explicit photos and videos of her with her boyfriend, also a corrections officer at the same prison, were disseminated after the boyfriend's phone was confiscated does not have grounds to sue the state for emotional distress, an appeals court affir

City Bar Highlights State's Incarceration Reforms as Trump Readies for Office

Andrew Denney

The New York City Bar Association started work on their report this past summer in preparation for the election of a new president.

Cab Owner Had No Duty to Passenger to Protect Driver

Andrew Denney

The owner of a livery cab that collided with another vehicle after the cab driver was knocked unconscious during a robbery does not owe a duty to the general public to ensure that its drivers are protected by partitions, a Manhattan appeals court ruled.

New Evidence Leads Federal Judge to Withdraw Attorneys' Sanctions

Andrew Denney

A federal judge has withdrawn sanctions she previously imposed on two attorneys for allegedly interfering with the interview of witnesses in prescription drug litigation, citing "game changing" new testimony from four witnesses who said they weren't told not to speak with opposing counsel.

Illegal Voting Conviction—Held Out as Example of 'Double Standard'—Vacated

Andrew Denney

A Brooklyn attorney's 17-year-old illegal voting conviction—one he argued had been prosecuted by former District Attorney Charles Hynes as an act of political retribution—was vacated Thursday.

Charges Reinstated Against Former Sheriff's Investigator

Andrew Denney

A state appeals court has reinstated an indictment against a retired investigator for the Putnam County Sheriff's Department that accused him of beating and choking a shackled prisoner.

Mother of Late Brooklyn DA Challenges Terms of Will

Andrew Denney

The mother of the late Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson has alleged in court papers that Thompson's widow took steps during her husband's final weeks to exclude other family members from his will.

NY Judge Rejects Motion to Exclude 'Any Exposure' Approach in Asbestos Case

Andrew Denney

A Manhattan judge has denied a joint motion by defendants in asbestos litigation to exclude expert-witness testimony that the defendants say is based on a "single fiber" or "any exposure" approach to disease causation that many other jurisdictions around the country reject.

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