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Blog Posts in October, 2007

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BREAKFAST WITH A. WEINER

Manhattan Media & City Hall newspaper invite you to City Hall's "On/Off the Record" A breakfast with Congressman Anthony Weiner Moderated by Edward-Isaac Dovere, Editor of City Hall ...
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TOP 10 MOST ANNOYING WORK HABITS

A reader forwarded an article which is being disseminated by Monster.com, a self-described "global employment solution" website. According to the company's promotional materials, "Monster works for ...
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BLOGGERS OF THE WORLD, UNITE!

On October 23, 2007, the New York County Supreme Court, denied a request to compel the disclosure of an anonymous blogger's identity. In Greenbaum v. Google, Pamela Greenbaum, an elected schoolboard ...
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HAVE BREAKFAST WITH EGS

Elliot G. Sander, Exectuive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) will be speaking at New York Law School on Friday, November 9, 2007, at 8:15 AM. The topic ...
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IS IT AN OBSESSION OR A HOBBY?

Who wouldn't love to own a Ferrari? Fiat's Ferrari subdivision creates some of the sleekest (and sexiest) luxury automobiles in the world. But with prices for some of the models approaching $2,000,000 ...
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FORD FLUMMOXED

On November 22, 2002, Louie was arrested for driving while intoxicated, and his vehicle was impounded. On December 2, 2002 and December 5, 2002, Louie made several attempts via telephone to recover ...
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BRONX DEMS: "AND I'M TELLING YOU ....!"

Would you believe I got yet another call from the Bronx Democratic County Committee (BDCC) about that Hillary event scheduled for Sunday, November 4? (They must be having problems filling those seats. ...
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NOT A PALACE, AND HARDLY A HOME

In 157 E. 57th St. LLC v. Birrenbach, Thomas and Cleopatra Birrenbach appealed from a New York Civil Court judgment which had awarded possession of a regulated apartment to their landlord in a ...
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HEAT-PACKING PANTS

In People v. Cooper, police officers pulled over a cab occupied by Philip Cooper, who had been observed walking down the street with an "idiosyncratic limp" and carrying an "amorphous" bulge in his ...
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SATURDAY SILLINESS: MR MET GOES BROKEBACK

A reader forwarded a link to a trailer for an upcoming movie which may explain why the New York Mets didn't make it to the World Series this year. Our apologies, in advance, to Mets fans... ...
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"FRED FLAT FIX" FLATLINES

In White v. Daimler Chrysler Corp. , Wilfredo Cortez d/b/a "Fred Flat Fix" appealed a Kings County Supreme Court decision, which denied a motion to vacate his default in answering the underlying ...
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JAGGER EVICTED FOR BEING AN ALIEN

In Katz Park Ave. Corp. v Jagger, Bianca Jagger -- ex-wife of the notorious Rolling Stone, Mick Jagger -- was tossed out on her ear by her landlord, Katz Park Ave. Corp (KPA). KPA brought two ...
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HAVE DAVID PATTERSON FOR BREAKFAST

A breakfast with Lieutenant Governor David A. Paterson Topic: The changing role of the Lieutenant Governor in a changing New York Moderated by Edward-Isaac Dovere, Editor of City Hall Friday, October ...
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SOMETHING FISH-Y IN HOLY LAND

Earlier this week, a furor broke out in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas when a mistrial was declared in U.S. v. Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, a ...
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WIFE GETS TO KEEP $3.4 MILLION

Prior to their marriage, Irwin and Alicia Selinger entered into a prenuptial agreement which waived any rights either party had to the other party's separate property, which included "'gifts of land ...
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MR. SOFTEE WOULD NEVER TAKE IT IN THE EYE

In Guishard v. General Security Insurance Company, a party in an underlying negligence lawsuit alleged that he suffered severe eye injuries while using a rivet gun to convert a van owned by Guishard ...
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FEELING CONGESTED?

The New York City Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission has scheduled a hearing on Mayor Bloomberg's Congestion Pricing Plan. This Commission has been encharged with developing a proposal which ...
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WOMAN ZONKED FOR NOT PAYING EX'S HOTEL BILL

In Tortomas v. Andrade, Jodi Ann Tortomas and John Andrade were divorced in 2004, and according to a Suffolk County Supreme Court order Tortomas was permitted to move to Toronto with her son on ...
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WAS HE BEATING A DEAD HORSE?

In Scott v. New York State Racing and Wagering Board, Shawn Scott challenged a New York State Racing and Wagering Board decision which denied him a track management license. After filing his Article ...
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WANNA DO GREEK?

Our friends at the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC) have asked us to invite you to try something Mediterranean. On Thursday, October 25, 2007, at 6:30 PM, Timothy Reardon, ...
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SURRENDER?

In Lewis v. Cathedral Parkway Towers, Joanne Lewis and her family resided in a subsidized apartment. In light of her family's size and composition, Lewis applied for a larger unit in the same ...
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A FAMILY GUY?

In Barbara E. v. John E. , the New York County Family Court granted Barbara a two-year order of protection as against John. According to the decision, John had committed a number of offenses which, if ...
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A TRANSCRIPT FOR LOPEZ-TORRES JUNKIES

For those of you wondering how the U.S. Supreme Court argument went in the Lopez-Torres case, we've got an exclusive for you: the transcript of the oral argument. If we were to venture a guess, the ...
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ALL ACCORDING TO PLAN?

In AIU Insurance Company v. The Robert Plan Corporation, The Robert Plan Corporation ("TRP") sought a preliminary injunction compelling AIU Insurance Company ("AIU") to provide access to claims and ...
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WHO PICKS UP TERRORISM TAB?

Insurance disputes are pretty common in the landlord-tenant arena, and a tenant's noncompliance with its coverage obligations (as dictated by the governing lease) could have severe ramifications and ...
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