NORRISTOWN, Pa. — After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian, a juror told ABC News. The juror, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said 10 of the ...Read More »
A man convicted of driving despite having his license revoked or suspended 44 times had his conviction overturned and could get a new trial because the judge failed to share two jury notes with the defense. Michael K. Holloman was ...
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Lou Cristo, president of Trevett Cristo P.C., is a proud member of the Rochester legal community. Cristo focuses on commercial services, personal services, litigation, insurance defense, commercial litigation, and personal injury law. The son of a lawyer, he grew up ...Read More »
The US. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has reinstated the retaliation portion of a civil rights lawsuit filed by a former graduate student at Eastman School of Music against the chairman of the school’s piano department. In May ...Read More »
This year’s Michael F. Dillon Attorneys for Children Awards were presented Tuesday morning at the M. Dolores Denman Courthouse by Fourth Department Presiding Justice Gerald J. Whalen. The recipients from the three judicial districts in the Fourth Department are: Fifth ...
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, whose combative instincts are to lash out and never retreat, appears to be shaping a legal team in his own image. His clear directive: Fight, fight, fight. In aggressively worded statements and confrontational TV appearances, ...
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Even before an appellate court admonished the office of Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley and one former ADA in particular, Doorley says she had taken actions to remind her staff of the ethics and responsibilities of their jobs. Since ...Read More »
The Rochester Black Bar Association continues to demonstrate its dedication to building bridges and breaking down barriers in the community. The Bridge Builder Award, now in its seventh year, was presented to Sheila A. Gaddis on Thursday at a “Bridges ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declared Monday that it will consider whether gerrymandered election maps favoring one political party over another violate the Constitution, a potentially fundamental change in the way American elections are conducted. The justices regularly are called ...
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A state appeals court has thrown out a drug conviction because of an improper search. Defendant Antoine Richards pleaded guilty on Sept. 8, 2015, to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to two years in prison ...Read More »