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DOJ MUST END THE COVERUP

Family of Mohamed Bah becomes impatient with Department of Justice inquiry into his killing by NYPD Hawa Bah with a photograph of her son, Mohamed Bah, who was shot by cops in 2012. (Joe Marino/New ...
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HOLDING GE IN CONTEMPT

GE Oil & Gas to Pay EEOC $5,300 for Contempt in EEOC Subpoena Enforcement Action Company Failed to Comply With Court Order in Race and Age Bias Case A federal judge has ordered GE Oil & Gas, ...
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BANK OF FORECLOSURE

While their home was in foreclosure, Galina & John attempted to negotiate with their lender, but the bank ultimately refused to consider a reduction in the mortgage principal (and also delayed the ...
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FRY'S ELECTRONICS GETS FRIED

Federal Court Hammers Fry's Electronics for Discovery Abuses in EEOC Harassment Suit Court Finds Company's Conduct 'Unfair, Unwarranted, Unprincipled and Unacceptable,' Orders $100,000 Fine and Other ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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OBAMA'S KINGPINS?

Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 01, 2010 Letter from the President Regarding the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE CHAIRMEN ...
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LITIGATION COSTS

After his adversary's counsel missed four scheduled court appearances, Dr. Benjamin Choi's attorney sent a "letter warning" and made a motion which asked the New York County Supreme Court to dismiss ...
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ROLL THE MISSING VIDEOTAPE!

In Barone v. City of New York, Armand Barone claimed he slipped and fell on a patch of ice on a sidewalk adjacent to a building leased by IESI, Inc. An IESI employee, who witnessed the incident, ...
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"HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. ATTORNEY GENERAL ...."

New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is having a fundraising (birthday) soiree at Bridgewaters (South Street Seaport) on Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at 6:00 PM. A piece of cake will only run ...
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HERE'S ONE FOR THE RECORD

In Weadick v. Herlihy, Pamela Weadick sued attorney Carol Anne Herlihy claiming a constructive trust -- an ownership right to an interest in property Herlihy had acquired. Herlihy had discussed an ...
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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN LAWYER HAS ALZHEIMER'S?

In Shapiro v. Kurtzman, the Rockland County Supreme Court dismissed a case brought against Deborah Shapiro Kurtzman -- in July of 2004 -- after Milton B. Shapiro failed to respond to discovery. A ...
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WHO ORDERED PIZZA?

When a Domino 's franchise began slipping fliers beneath the doors of residential apartments without permission, Mark Leyse filed suit on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated seeking ...
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JAMES BOND: LICENSE TO SUE

In Sultan v. Connery, New York County Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman addressed an array of claims that had been filed against Sean Connery (of James Bond fame), his family, lawyers, and ...
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ANOTHER HARRIED POTTER?

In the case of In re Michael Quercia v. New York University, the Appellate Division, First Department, affirmed the suspension of an N.Y.U. student found to have been in possession of marijuana. In ...
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WAS CLEARY DOING THE CONGO?

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is a highly regarded law fim with some 950 lawyers in twelve offices worldwide. On its website, Cleary boasts: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP was ...
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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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