Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner "deserves time in prison" for his conviction of sending obscene material to a minor, prosecutors argued in papers filed Wednesday, in which they urge a federal judge to stick with the government's proposed sentence of 21 to 27 months.
As attorneys prepare to clash before an appeals court over new rules for the New York City asbestos docket, which includes an option for plaintiffs to assert punitive damages, the court ruled on Tuesday to allow full implementation of the rules while the appeal is pending.
Investors allege that the agency failed to protect its data systems and thus made false statements in recent financial statements about the soundness of its cybersecurity.
Among the lawsuits piling up against Equifax Inc. stemming from the massive data breach that put approximately 143 million consumers' data at risk are proposed class actions filed by investors who said the credit reporting agency broke securities laws.
Q&A with Glenn Garber, a lawyer who secured an acquittal in a murder case that was being tried for an extraordinary fifth time in Westchester County.
Ex-American International Group CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg may pursue defamation claims against his longtime foil, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who said that Greenberg was guilty of fraudulent accounting practices, a state appeals court ruled.
Neither a lack of a history of violence nor the First Amendment could prevent former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli, who put up a $5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair, from getting jailed on Wednesday evening after a federal judge revoked his bail.
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a six-way Democratic primary, while only one of a slate of five "insurgent" candidates for Brooklyn Civil Court was able to capture a seat on the bench.
The forcible ejection of former New York Knick Charles Oakley from Madison Square Garden on Feb. 8, which led to his arrest by New York City police, was the culmination of a longrunning feud between the ex-power forward and team owner James Dolan, Oakley alleges in a suit filed Tuesday.
Forcing Cravath, Swaine & Moore to hand over documents related to litigation against Royal Dutch Shell to a plaintiff seeking redress in Dutch courts would give rise to "discovery litigation tourism," an attorney for the firm said Tuesday in arguments before a federal appeals court.