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CONFUSING KID FOR DAD WAS DEFAMATORY?

In Porcari v. Gannett Satellite Info. Network, Inc. , Lawrence A. Porcari, Jr., filed suit against Gannett for "defamatory" remarks made about him in The Journal News Westchester. It was reported that ...
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FALSE TESTIMONY SANCTIONED

Section 130-1.1 of New York State's rules and regulations authorizes courts to impose costs and other monetary sanctions against any party or attorney engaged in "frivolous conduct." According to 22 ...
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DESPITE WIN, TENANT DENIED FEES

To the victor belong the spoils, except, of course, in landlord-tenant cases. In First Ave. Village Corp. v. Harrison, a holdover case started against tenant Alexander Harrison was dismissed due the ...
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JUDGE IS TAKEN TO CLEANERS

In Pearson v. Chung, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia recently ruled in favor of a dry cleaner who had been sued for $54 million over the loss of a pair of pants. On May 3, 2005, Roy ...
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EVEN THE APPEAL WAS FRIVOLOUS?

Some cases are jinxed and should never see the light of day. After reading the Appellate Division's decision in Mascia v. Maresco, we are certain that the Plaintiff is having second doubts about ...
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