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WHAT'S THE NBA HIDING?

In a case filed in New York County Supreme Court, Warren Glover claims that the National Basketball Association wrongfully terminated his employment as a security director because of his efforts to ...
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WISHES OUTWEIGHED

Convicted of sexual conduct against a child in the first and second degrees, Francisco T. claimed that the Erie County Supreme Court had committed reversible error when it refused to allow him access ...
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RED SCARE?

From 1936 until 1962, New York City's Board of Education investigated dozens of teachers and other employees suspected of being Communists. During the course of those investigations, City ...
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WHAT DID THE A.G.'S OFFICE DO IN THE LOPEZ CASE?

Statement From A.G. Schneiderman NEW YORK- The following statement can be attributed to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman: "If true, the actions of Assemblyman Lopez are reprehensible, and the ...
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JOHN DOE = FELIX SATER

wiselawny Informer's Docket Sheet Likely to Become Public By DAN WISE August 22, 2012 Bowing to reality, Eastern District Judge I. Leo Glasser signaled at a court hearing yesterday that he would ...
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PRIVILEGE, CONFIDENTIALITY & THE INTERNET

Attorney-Client Privilege and Confidentiality: Challenges with Social Media and E-Communications Small Law Firm Luncheon Thursday, February 16, 2012 12:30 pm-2:00 pm Registration: Non City Bar Member ...
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CIA OFFICER COULDN'T KEEP A SECRET

Former CIA Officer John Kiriakou Charged with Disclosing Covert Officer's Identity and Other Classified Information to Journalists and Lying to CIA's Publications Review Board Investigation Involving ...
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PROTECTING ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE

Dear New Yorker As you may have heard, this past month we won a major victory in our fight to protect women's access to healthcare with the NYC Council's passage of legislation regulating pregnancy ...
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TEN YEARS FOR STEALING TRADE SECRETS (AND LYING ABOUT IT)

Former Dow Research Scientist Convicted of Stealing Trade Secrets and Perjury A federal jury in Baton Rouge, La., today convicted a former research scientist of stealing trade secrets from Dow ...
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FORMER EMPLOYEE: COMPETITOR OR THIEF?

In Fada Int'l Corp. v. Cheung, Fada International sued Rowena Cheung, a former employee, claiming the latter purloined confidential information and used Fada's customer lists to solicit business for a ...
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INFORMATION WASN'T CRITICAL TO HIS DEFENSE

In Matter of Perito v. Finkelstein, Paul Perito filed a request with the Kings County Supreme Court to compel Katherine Eban Finkelstein to produce certain documents related to his criminal case. ...
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INMATE'S CONFIDENTIALITY WASN'T BREACHED

In Tatta v. State of New York, Louis Tatta argued that his confidential medical information had been wrongfully "disclosed" to other prison inmates without his consent resulting in his ostracization ...
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THIS MUCH CAN BE TOLD

In Master Mech. Corp. v Macaluso, Master Mechanical Corp. (MMC) hired James Macaluso to secure bids for "heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) work" and entered into a non-disclosure ...
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LIZA WITH A ....

In 1994, Liza Minnelli hired M'Hammed Soumayah to serve as her personal assistant and bodyguard. After nearly a decade of service, Soumayah was purportedly told by Minnelli's attorney that the ...
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INVESTIGATE THIS!

Joseph K. White (an ex-cop) was employed by Michael G. Kessler & Associates (a forensic accounting and investigation firm) as an investigator. Mr. White's employment agreement contained a covenant not ...
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