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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

Exposing Injustice

Lawyer Turns Documentary Filmmaker to Champion Rights of the Wrongly Accused

A Slippery Slope

Man Is Sentenced After Slathering his Motel Room in Petroleum Jelly

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