Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Covering courts and the legal community in western New York.

Old lawsuit going to trial

A 15-year-old federal suit filed by a former state prison inmate against state officials who tried to deny him parole is scheduled to go to trial in a week. Albert Lopez Victory, who is now 76 and lives in Brooklyn, ...

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Lawyers ask judge to rethink decision

Attorneys for the city of Rochester are asking a federal judge to reconsider her decision to allow a civil claim against former Rochester Police Chief James M. Sheppard in a lawsuit accusing three officers of knocking a man out of ...

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Xerox sued over leasing fees and business practices

A California company has filed a federal lawsuit against Xerox Corp., seeking class-action status, claiming the global document technology company charges excessive and illegal fees for services, equipment and supplies. “Xerox induces individuals and entities to contract for equipment and ...

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