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Disability decision reversed

A federal judge has reversed an administrative decision denying Social Security disability benefits for a woman claiming several ailments. The plaintiff, Michelle Maio, filed for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits on Nov. 29, 2012, claiming disability that started on Jan. ...

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Second Circuit overturns suppression decision

Recording police interrogations isn’t a guarantee that there won’t be a disagreement about whether an incriminating statement is properly obtained from a defendant. U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo and Magistrate Judge Jeremiah J. McCarthy watched a 40-minute, video-recorded ...

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