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Blog Posts in April, 2008

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TWIST & SHOUT WITH CAROLYN MALONEY!

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will be holding a fundraiser on Monday, May 12, 2008, at 6:00 PM, at the Princeton Club. Her special guests include the Honorable Geraldine Ferraro and the incomparable ...
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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO LOSE CUSTODY?

In Matter of Jeremy J.A. v Carley A., the Chautauqua County Family Court awarded a father primary physical custody of the parties' children. When an appeal ensued, the Appellate Division, Fourth ...
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OH SNAP!

In Connolly v. Peninsula Group, The Peninsula Spa was sued after Glenn Connolly was injured while receiving personal-training instruction. "Cardoso," the personal trainer, was aware of Connolly's ...
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CINCO DE MAYO WITH CONGRESSMAN WEXLER

Check out this Cinco De Mayo event. $100 gets you a single drink. What a deal!
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ATTORNEYS NEEDN'T BE PERFECT, BUT ...

For a nine month period, Ronald Fredericks went on a robbery spree and used a BB gun to hold up a day-care center and a church. When the case was tried by the Kings County Supreme Court, Fredericks' ...
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ATTORNEY "AUTOMATICALLY DISBARRED" FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD

In Matter of Brown, the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Judicial Department (DDC) sought to prevent Louise Brown from practicing law in New York State. Brown, together with others, ...
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SHOULDN'T WE LEGALIZE FREEDOM?

A reader sent us a 30-second video featuring Dr. Murray Sabrin -- a Republican candidate for United States Senate (New Jersey). Here's the text of his message which was released late last week (April ...
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JUDGES "DENOUNCE AND REPUDIATE" OCA SALARY CAP

Over the weekend, we reported that the Association of Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of New York had corresponded with Ann T. Pfau, New York State's Chief Administrative Judge, advising ...
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WHOSE SIDEWALK IS IT?

In Rodriguez v. City of New York and 250 Mona Corp. , Aracelis Rodriguez filed suit after she slipped and fell in front of an " Associated Supermarket " owned by 250 Mona Corp. (Mona). Rodriguez's ...
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ACCESS TO THE TIMES

Just in case you missed it, Lucas was quoted in yesterday's New York Times. Here's the piece in its entirety: April 27, 2008 Q & A Getting Access to Fix a Leaky Bathroom By JAY ROMANO Q. A ...
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DON'T DEFER ON ME!

The judicial-pay saga continues. As some of you will recall, the Office of Court Administration recently annouced that salaries for non-judicial personnel would be capped at $115,000 (in deference to ...
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I SEE DEAD PEOPLE!

Here's an unusual event announcement forwarded to us by a reader: Join the YWCA of Brooklyn for A Mother's Day Weekend Walk with Green-Wood's Great Women Saturday, May 10, 2008 1 :00 - 3:00 p.m. Come ...
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WHO PARKED THE DUMPSTER?

In Smalls v. AJI Industries, Inc. , Markking Smalls suffered serious injuries when an automobile, in which he was a passenger, hit an AJI dumpster. Smalls sought to recover for non-economic loss and ...
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AD2 REVISITS YELLOWSTONE

In Xiotis Rest. Corp. v. LSS Leasing Ltd. Liab. Co. , Xiotis sought to obtain a "Yellowstone" injunction against LSS Leasing. A "Yellowstone" allows a tenant to stop the running of the time-period ...
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INTO NUTS & BOLTS?

Then join our friends at AmericaLand on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, for a free three-credit CLE on title insurance.
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HOW FAST WAS HE TRAVELING?

In Lynch v. Dobler Chevrolet, Brenda Lynch was injured in a car accident involving James Schnitzer. After a negligence suit was filed, Schnitzer asked the Queens County Supreme Court to dismiss the ...
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WHY MACHETES AREN'T GOOD FOR EVICTIONS

After renting out his basement for four months, Norman Beckford approached his tenant and gave him a week to find a new place. Inexplicably, the next night, the tenant returned to find his belongings ...
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WHY NOT ENDORSE THE TRUTH?

A reader sent in a copy of UNRESTRICTED, a South Florida sports magazine. On page 38 of its April 2008 issue, the publication features some friendly advice offered by a scantily clad young woman named ...
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WHERE DID SHE LEAVE HER HEART?

Susan Bennet filed for divorce in Saratoga County Supreme Court, but her husband, Jeffrey Bennet, wanted a "change of venue" to St. Lawrence County. After the Saratoga County Supreme Court ...
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NO SURGERY, NO DISABILITY

In Matter of Mullins v. New York State Comptroller, Edward Mullins, an Orange County police officer, alleged that he was permanently disabled when he injured his thumb during an arrest. After his ...
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11 WAYS TO BE ECO-FRIENDLY

A reader forwarded us a copy of an atrociously hypocritical D.C.-based magazine called " WASHINGTON LIFE." The publication bills itself as "Washington's Premier Luxury Lifestyle ...
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WAS S/HE MARRIED TO A MULE?

In Matter of Mackie v Goord, the Albany County Supreme Court found Michael Mackie guilty of violating prison disciplinary rules after his spouse was caught carrying into the facility 10 latex glove ...
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NO PARTY FOR THIS FAVOR

In People v. Favor, Docqun Favor pled guilty to attempted robbery in the first degree, believing he would be subjected to a maximum prison term of 7 years. Before he was sentenced, Favor requested a ...
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IS OCA HOLDING UP ITS EMPLOYEES?

Here's a report we received from our friend, and political gadfly, Alan Flacks : As most people know, the legislature has failed for ten years to pass a bill approving judicial compensation, ...
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"QU'ILS MANGENT DE LA BRIOCHE!"

Join us on April 24, 2008, for Councilman Eric Gioia 's birthday celebration.
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