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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.