Andrew Denney

Ex-Dutchess Lawmaker Disbarred in Wake of Sexual Abuse Conviction

Andrew Denney

A former Dutchess County legislator who was convicted last year of sexually abusing two Boy Scouts during a camping trip and sentenced to up to seven years in prison has been disbarred.

Order to Reveal Detainee Names May Grow List of Plaintiffs Challenging Travel Ban

Andrew Denney

A Brooklyn judge's ruling for the Trump administration to produce a list of travelers who were detained under a controversial travel ban it issued in January may help plaintiffs' attorneys in the New York case challenging the ban to grow their clients' ranks.

Civil Rights Suit Over Brooklyn Central Booking Conditions Clears Hurdle

Andrew Denney

A federal appeals court has reinstated a civil rights lawsuit filed against New York City by a group of plaintiffs who say they were exposed to unsafe and unsanitary conditions while detained at Brooklyn Central Booking.

GOP Mayoral Hopeful Seeks Probe Into de Blasio's Legal Bills

Andrew Denney

A Republican rival of Mayor Bill de Blasio has asked for prosecutors to investigate how the mayor is paying law firm Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, which is representing him as a probe into his fundraising activities is underway.

Court Kills Water Rate Credit for Family Homes

Andrew Denney

A plan to provide some New York City homeowners credits on their water bills while hiking rates for other users was arbitrary, a state appeals court ruled.

60s Rock Band Turned Back in Suit Seeking Royalties From Satellite Radio

Andrew Denney

A federal appeals court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Sirius XM Radio to compel the satellite radio provider to pay members of 1960s rock band The Turtles for use of their pre-1972 recordings.

Panel Says 'Drastic' Sanction Appropriate in MedMal Case

Andrew Denney

Punishment in addition to monetary sanctions—in the form of striking a defendant's answers—was warranted for failing to comply with discovery demands in a medical malpractice case, a divided appellate panel has ruled.

Jury Awards $397K Legal Mal Verdict to City Over Advice in Civil Rights Case

Andrew Denney

A jury awarded a legal malpractice verdict of almost $397,000 to a Westchester County municipality claiming that its counsel for a group of civil rights cases incorrectly advised that it would not be on the hook for the plaintiffs' legal fees.

Heir Takes Step Toward Recovery of Nazi-Looted Art

Andrew Denney

An art holding company has been frustrated in its bid to block an heir from recovering a painting allegedly looted by the Nazis from his grandfather by a Manhattan appeals court.

Ex-AIG Chairman, NY AG Spar Over Meaning of Accord in Fraud Case

Andrew Denney

Following a settlement last week between the former American International Group chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg and the New York Attorney General's Office in the fraud case against Greenberg, the parties are now fighting in the court of public opinion over who was the real winner in the case.

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