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UPHOLDING LOCAL LAW 44

Affordable Housing Law Upheld Image Credit: NYS Association for Affordable Housing. Association of developers and contractors of affordable housing claimed that local law on prequalification and ...
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WORKPLACE HARASSMENT'S PERVASIVE

Workplace Harassment Still a Major Problem Experts Tell EEOC at Meeting EEOC Chair Announces Task Force to Develop Strategies to Prevent and Correct Harassment Workplace harassment is alleged in ...
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MAKESHIFT MALICE

ALM Media was sued by Douglas Ashby because one of the company's executives (Mr. Whittle) allegedly made defamatory remarks and was further guilty of "tortious interference with a ...
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DEFAMED!

Gerard Matovcik filed a defamation suit after a newspaper published a story which alleged he had used student money to buy faculty lunches and an air conditioner. After a Suffolk County Supreme Court ...
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WORTHY POST?

Christine Rubino -- a New York City public school teacher -- got herself in big trouble for posting comments about her students on a social media website. Even though none of the kids (or their ...
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FACT CHECK!

Richard Jefferys was hit with a defamation suit after he publicly asserted that an article -- written by journalist Celia Farber -- was filled with "misquotes" and ...
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THEY'RE PICKING ON THE WRONG GUY

Newman Ferrara attorney, Prof. Randolph McLaughlin, was recently quoted in Sound & Town responding to a developer's allegations. Here's the piece in its entirety: Beach and Yacht Club ...
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LIBEL TOURISM

We’re fighting the Islamist intimidation of authors—and winning! One of the weapons in the arsenal of stealth jihadists is called “libel tourism.” They file lawsuits against ...
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NOT WORTH TWO CENTS

James C. Russell, a former Republican Congressional candidate, sued several journalists, news organizations, and fellow politicians (including incumbent Representative Nita Lowey), for ...
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ON ASSEMBLYMAN HIKIND'S "BLACKFACE"

BP MARKOWITZ STATEMENT ON ASSEMBLYMAN HIKIND "While I have an enormous amount of respect for Assemblyman Hikind, his Purim costume displayed an unintentional lack of judgment. I know that he ...
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THE LESSER OF TWO EVILS?

Jean Walton Leser sued for "libel," because offensive remarks and "pornographic" images (allegedly involving her) appeared on Christopher Penido's website. Since the materials ...
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NO RIGHT TO BLACKMAIL

In 2008, Ron Posner was supposedly told that if he didn't relinquish custody of his newborn daughter, his father-in-law would tell the Pelham Union Tree School District about Posner's alleged affair ...
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KNUTT CASE

After the Metro -- a free daily newspaper -- published "John" Knutt's picture under a headline which read "Call to Get Tougher on Gang Activities," the ten-year-old and his parents filed a defamation ...
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CUP RUNNETH OVER

After Columbia University Press (CUP) got sued, it asked the Westchester County Supreme Court to find its insurer, Travelers Indemnity Company of America, responsible for CUP's legal defense and ...
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NO CALLING THEM TERRORISTS

Fremont Toyota Pays $400,000 to Settle EEOC's Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit Afghan Americans Were Targeted for Name Calling and Threats, Agency Charged Fremont, Calif., car dealership Fremont ...
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JEEP DEALER DEALT IN DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT

Adams Jeep of Maryland to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Auto Dealership Harassed and Fired Worker Because of Bipolarism, Agency Charged An Aberdeen, Md., auto dealership ...
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NOT IN THE INTEREST OF FULL DISCLOSURE

Unhappy with Sandals Resorts International's hiring policies, "jft3092@gmail.com" sent out an e-mail which described the company as a predatory entity which accepted Jamaican tax subsidies, yet ...
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STOP THE HATEFUL(L) RHETORIC

After calling law student Sandra Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute," Republican Grand Poobah Rush Limbaugh is feeling it where it hurts. The national outcry has forced at least nine major national ...
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SLUT?!?

"What does it say about the college co-ed [Sandra] Fluke who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex? What does that make her? It makes her a slut, ...
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CYBER BULLYING SUMMIT

Dear New Yorker, We just wanted to remind everyone about the Cyber Bullying Summit that we're hosting on Monday, July 18th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Times Center, located at 242 West 41st Street ...
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GO FIGURE

Dhabah Almontaser was hired as the principal of a new public school that focused on Arabic language and culture. After Sara Springer (and others) publicly protested the school's opening and ...
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TOO OLD FOR THIS

While he was allegedly making sexual passes at a client, 76 year-old attorney Allen Isaac was recorded boasting about his ability to influence appellate judges, and described one of the jurists in a ...
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XX RATED?

Dr. Anthony Colantonio sued a coworker, Xenophon Xenophontos, and his employer, Mercy Medical Center, for defamation. XX supposedly made some disparaging remarks which prompted hospital administrators ...
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LITTLE LIES?

After Dr. Richard Marfuggi testified as an expert witness in three medical malpractice cases brought against Dr. Robert Cattani, the latter responded by suing the former for "fraud, defamation, and ...
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LACK OF FOCUS?

When New York Media (NYM) published a photo of Ulrich Suss in a magazine, the guy filed suit with the New York County Supreme Court claiming he had been defamed and that his privacy rights had been ...
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