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Frank Doddato, who served on the bench through 2015 and had a decades-long career in criminal law, has died after a lengthy battle with cancer.
In a few weeks, the nation will mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, when more than 3,000 people died and the city, its courts and legal community were thrown into chaos.
After seeking to force Reddit to help identify who leaked and secretly posted the Twenty One Pilots song 'Heathens' online, Atlantic Records has informed a New York court that it no longer wants to press the issue.
Among other awards and honors, Columbia Law School professor Kathryn Judge was appointed to the research advisory committee of the Office of Financial Research, which was established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
Citing mitigating factors, a Queens judge allowed a wheelchair-bound, 70-year-old mother to remain in her apartment of 49 years. She had faced eviction after her son was arrested for selling drugs from the home.
A requirement that New York City taxicabs be fitted with payment devices that track drivers via GPS did not violate the Fourth Amendment rights of a cab driver accused of improperly overcharging riders, a federal appellate panel ruled in a 2-1 decision.
Ghillaine Reid, a former New York branch chief for the Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in New York and will co-lead the firm's broker-dealer practice.
Southern District Judge Valerie Caproni on Thursday questioned whether the jury charge in Sheldon Silver's case, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 'McDonnell v. United States', was erroneous and whether the potential error was harmless.
A Manhattan judge has refused to dismiss a former client's legal malpractice claim against Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle that alleges the firm's negligence in filing a document late in a government investigation led the client to lose $20 million.
A federal appeals court has reinstated a class action lawsuit against Amazon regarding its sale of a diet pill that contained a banned stimulant, finding the company failed to prove the plaintiff had agreed to settle his claim through arbitration.
Record levels of Emerging Markets Debt may provide opportunities for distress investors. Success may not depend on local law.
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David Owen and Adam Mintz of Cahill Gordon & Reindel write for the New York Law Journal: Widespread losses suffered by many investors during the financial crisis have spawned more than a few fraud claims based upon broadly alleged misconduct affecting many investments or transactions. The loosely pr
Stephen P. Younger, a partner with Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, writes: While the major international arbitration centers each have their own unique geographical and legal features, New York has a singular combination of stable and well-established law, a vast reserve of legal talent, and an exte
In his Contract Law column, Glen Banks, of Norton Rose Fulbright, reviews recent decisions, including one that follows the principle that when a sophisticated party chooses to proceed with a transaction despite notice that warranties made to it were not true, that party may not later claim fraudulen
Ann Israel answers the question: I am an evening student at Loyola Law School while working full time as an Environmental Engineer with a big name consulting firm. How can I get firms to realize that being in the top 1/3 of my class while working in the field I intend to practice may be more impress
Brian Parker, co-chairman of McGuireWoods' life sciences industry group, has been appointed managing partner of the firm's Pittsburgh office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.
I am the director of professional development at a national law firm and I sit on its diversity and women's committees. Over the past five years, we have seen a significant increase in the percentage of our female partners but unfortunately, we haven't had much success with diverse female partners.
My nerves have been so racked thinking about whether I passed the bar and waiting for my start date as a first-year associate that I gained nearly 10 pounds, and like most of the women in my Dominican/black family, it went straight to my thighs and hips. I'm completely mortified and fearful that I w
I am a black female and have been a corporate partner with a highly regarded international firm for the past two years. I have started considering new opportunities, but despite my excellent credentials and expertise, I am having some difficulty getting any traction from potential employers. Given a
I am the primary lateral recruiter at a firm with selective hiring criteria and a commitment to diversity. Recently we received the r�sum� of a Latino male, fourth-year associate with outstanding large firm experience and very good schools, but his GPA is a 2.9, and our minimum for laterals is 3.2.
Although women are well represented in our firm's junior and mid-level associate classes, the numbers decrease and change dramatically at the partnership level. What should we do to increase the number of women associates who stay and become partner?
Movant Granted Leave to Submit Additional Papers in Contested Removal Proceeding
ATM Receipts, Cell Phone Records Not Likely To Show Workers' Location During Work Hours
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Criticizing Trial Judge, Appeals Court Throws Out Manslaughter Plea
Objectant Fails to Show Special Circumstances To Enlarge 3-2 Period Under 22 NYCRR 207.27
$20M Malpractice Claim Against Curtis Allowed to Proceed
Court Shuts Down Dispute Over 9/11 Museum Contract
Fact Issues of Who Created Hazardous Trip, Fall Condition Bars Summary Judgment
Father Granted Final Decision-Making Regarding Children's Education
Checkpoint Met Constitutional Requirements; Driving While Impaired Conviction Affirmed
Organic Foods Production Act Preempts Claims Over Baby Formulas' 'Organic' Ingredients
Cite as: USA v. Silver, 15-CR-093 (VEC), NYLJ , at *1 (SDNY, Decided August 25, 2016) 15-CR-093 (VEC) District Judge Valerie Caproni
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