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NY Lawyer Lived Happily Ever After (Sort Of), After Acid Attack on Girlfriend

Once a New York trial lawyer, Burton Pugach today is an improbable white-mink-clad movie star. Convicted in an infamous case of putting out a contract to have his girlfriend blinded…

A Surprising Paternity Notice

A New York man says it cost him about $3,000 to fight a surprising notice that said he had been named the father of a baby born in December.


Ex-N.Y. Judge Gets Up to 10 Years in Prison
Giuliani ‘Stepping Back’ as Practitioner

Rudolph Giuliani’s decision two years ago to become a partner in the Manhattan office of a Houston, Texas, law firm at a point in life when many practitioners are retiring…

Panhandler Gets Arrest Tossed

A city court judge in New Rochelle, N.Y., has found the arrest of a panhandler violated his free speech rights.

Eric Hoffstead had May 31, 2007 3:51 PM CDT

Panhandler Challenges Begging Ban

A homeless man in New Rochelle, N.Y., claims his arrest for begging violates the First Amendment.

A federal judge struck down a begging ban in a 1992 ruling that applied…

N.Y. Judicial Pay ‘An Embarrassment’

A study shows that pay for New York judges is 48th lowest among the states when adjusted for cost of living.

The only states with lower cost-of-living-adjusted pay are Hawaii…

Ex-Judge Jailed in Child-Support Case

A former Brooklyn judge has been jailed for failing to pay nearly $270,000 in child support.

Reynold Mason, who was ousted from the bench for taking funds from a client’s…

Prison’s Dementia Unit a First

A New York prison is the first in the state, and possibly the nation, to create a unit for prisoners with dementia.

The unit opened in October at Fishkill state…

N.Y. Court Upholds Change in Partner Payouts

In 2004, lawyers at Fish & Neave decided they needed to do something to stem the tide of partner defections and attract a suitable merger partner.

By a majority vote,…

NY Lawyer, Crushed by 300-Pound Fan, Sues Mets

A Manhattan attorney who says her back was broken when she was crushed by an apparently drunken and unruly 300-pound fan who fell on her at a New York Mets…

Law Student in Playboy Series

A student at Brooklyn Law School who appears naked in a Playboy TV program says she wanted to do something crazy before she became a lawyer.

Adriana Dominguez gave an…

Questioning Conventional Behavior

Judge’s suit sparks state lawmakers to study New York’s backroom selection process

Pulling on a Fine Line

Case raises questions about when a N.Y. lawyer may advise snowbirds in Florida

Get Me Outta Here!

Office Worker Files Suit Against Township, Claims Walls Literally Closed in on Her

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