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Blog Posts in September, 2008

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NO SLEEPING AT SUENOS!

You Are Invited to The Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce's Networking Luncheon With Guest Speaker: Hon. Richard Gottfried Assemblymember 75 th Assembly District Thursday, October 2, 2008 ...
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PETS ON PARADE

PET PARADE Saturday, October 18. 2008 1- 4PM Calling all pet lovers! Join Friends, the West 44th Street Better Block Association and Spoiled Brats at Hudson River Park's Pier 84 for a day of ...
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WHAT'S UP, BUDD?

In Budd v. Quinlan, Linda Budd purchased a puppy from Bernadette Vicidomine. Immediately after the sale, Budd brought the animal to a vet and was charged $2,383 to treat the dog's illness. While New ...
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RESENTENCING REVERSED

In People v. Ruddy, Anthony Ruddy pled guilty to burglary and agreed to participate in a "Saratoga County Drug Treatment Court Program" in exchange for "time served" and a five-year probationary ...
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CROSS YOUR HEART ...

A reader sent us this ad which appeared in a travel magazine, and suggested there was a subliminal message in the copy. Do you see it?
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HEY BUS DRIVER, DON'T MOVE THAT BUS!

In Johnson v. First Student, Inc. , Lizette Johnson and her husband were injured when a driver of a school bus owned by First Student, Inc. (First Student) rear-ended them at a traffic light. Before ...
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WHY RETURN TO THE CRIME SCENE?

In People v. Mitchell, Curtis Mitchell and Charles May were seen breaking and entering into a Manhattan building. Although police were summoned, the two were no longer in the area by the time officers ...
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L'SHANA TOVA!

TO NEW BEGINNINGS!
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SEE THE SPECTRUM AT HARBOR LIGHTS

The Spectrum Project -- a not-for-profit 501(c) organization -- sponsors programs for children with special needs, particularly those within the Autistim spectrum. The Law Offices of JenniElena Rubino ...
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$30,800 GETS YOU BREAKFAST WITH BARACK OBAMA

Senator Barack Obama will be in town on Thursday, October 16, 2008, meeting with supporters at 8:00 AM, at The Metropolitan Club, One East 60th Street, at Fifth Avenue (here in Manhattan). If you've ...
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WAS IT JURISDICTIONAL OR NOT?

In Uzan v. Telsim Mobil Telekomunikasyon Hizmetleri A.S. , Cem Cengiz Uzan filed suit asserting several tort claims against the directors of Telsim Mobil -- his former employer. A case may be heard in ...
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"AT WILL" PROFESSOR TERMINATED

In Trakis v. Manhattanville Coll., Louis Trakis sued Manhattanville College after he was fired for "breach of employment contract, civil rights violations, and defamation." Trakis taught Art at ...
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LUCAS IN THE TIMES: ARE SENIORS EXEMPT FROM LUXURY DECONTROL?

Our partner, Lucas A. Ferrara, appeared in the New York Times Real Estate Section responding to a question on "high income, high rent" deregulation. Here's the piece in its entirety: September 25, ...
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ONLY $2 FOR A HAUNTED LAB?

Our friends over at the Puppetry Arts Theatre are having their third annual "Haunted Halloween Carnival," on Saturday, October 25, 2008, from noon to 5 PM. Here are the details: Haunted Halloween ...
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JESSICA LAPPIN HATES CRANES

Here's the text of an e-mail we received from New York City Council Member Jessica Lappin earlier this week: Dear Lucas: I have some important news: Mayor Bloomberg signed my crane safety bills into ...
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A PORTUGUESE RESTORATION?

In Santorini Equities v. Picarra, Francisco Picarra and his daughters, Rachel and Sonya, claimed they shouldn't be evicted from their Manhattan rent-stabilized "310-square foot walk-up apartment" Even ...
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AGENT DIDN'T HAVE POWER

In Wilder v. Tomaino, an 86-year-old woman filed suit to "cancel a deed and recover title" to a home in which she had lived for 58 years. Janet Tomaino, acting with general power of attorney, conveyed ...
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ENDING "PREFERENTIAL RENT" REQUIRES A HEARING

In Matter of Yitzhak "James" Pastreich v. New York State Div. of Hous. & Community Renewal, Pastreich sued his landlord to keep a "preferential rent" in place. In 1991, Pastreich and his landlord ...
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ARTISTS AND CHEFS FOR OBAMA

Here's a fundraising event the Obama campaign whipped up for Sunday, October 5, 2008. The suggested contribution levels are $1000 for the reception, $2300 for the reception and dinner, and $5000 for ...
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SUBURU NOT LIABLE FOR AIR-BAG INJURIES

In Fitzpatrick v Currie, Brian Fitzpatrick was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Bria Currie, when during the course of an accident, the passenger-side air-bag deployed and caused injuries to ...
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THIS BISHOP GOT DISBARRED, TWICE!

In Matter of Bishop, the Departmental Disciplinary Committee of the First Judicial Department (DDC) filed a disciplinary proceeding against Winford Kent Bishop -- an attorney -- after he was disbarred ...
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WHAT'S RIGHT WITH THIS PICTURE?

This photo was sent to us by a reader. (We're thinking an explanation really isn't necessary.)
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WHAT'S THE POOP WITH THE APPELLATE DIVISION?

Last December, we looked at the case of 565 Tenant's Corp. v. Adams, an Appellate Term decision wherein a cooperative shareholder faced eviction from his apartment based on "nuisance." The underlying ...
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PARTY WITH THOMAS SUOZZI AT CHELSEA MANSION

Nassay County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi and Nassau County Parks Commissioner Jose L. Lopez are having a "cocktail gala" on Friday, October 3, 2008, at 7:00 PM, to benefit the restoration of the ...
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TO THE 44th POWER?

The Brennan Center Legal Series and its Steering Committee Members Michael Waldman (Brennan Center for Justice), Jim Johnson (Brennan Center board chair, Debevoise & Plimpton) Michele Balfour, ...
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