Three Kansas men accused of plotting to massacre Somali-Muslim immigrants have asked a federal judge to make sure that jurors from parts of the state that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump are included in their upcoming trial. In court ...Read More »
Rochester’s Corporation Counsel, Brian Curran, will retire from his position on Dec. 31. Curran, who has held the job since 2015, will be replaced by Tim Curtin, the current deputy corporation counsel, effective Jan. 1. “Brian will be sorely missed at City Hall ...Read More »
Two future attorneys will spend the next two years at the Empire Justice Center tackling some complex issues facing local schools. Sujata Ramaiah, who graduated in August from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, began work in September ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court passed up a chance Monday to decide whether federal workplace protections on sex discrimination extend to sexual orientation. The question has divided lower courts and presidential administrations as well. When Barack Obama was president, the ...
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A panel of federal appeals court judges on Monday expressed skepticism over the Trump administration’s request to halt a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by 21 children, which had been scheduled to begin early next year. An administration attorney asked ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of a dozen-plus lawyers and investigators have proven stealthy in their wide-ranging Russia probe. They have surprised the White House with one indictment after another, and summoned President Donald Trump’s confidants ...Read More »
A former clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski said the powerful and well-known jurist, who for many years served as chief judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, called her into his office several times and pulled ...Read More »
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state’s construction of wider snowmobile trails in the Adirondack Mountains has been upheld by a state Supreme Court judge. The environmental group Protect the Adirondacks sued the state in 2015. It says cutting thousands ...Read More »
The professors who filed a complaint of sexual harassment and retaliation against the University of Rochester in August have now filed a federal lawsuit pursuing the same claims. The suit, filed Friday, Dec. 8, and the original Equal Employment Opportunity ...
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olution options such as mediation or arbitration. “Often when people make the statement, ‘I’m done. I’ll see you in court,’ they never really dig deep into those words and what that means,” said retired state Supreme Court Justice Robert L. Lunn, now a partner at Trevett Cristo PC. “It means a lot of experts, perhaps a lot of time, a lot of testimony, and a lot of emotional capital,” Lunn said during a CLE Thursday called Effective ADR: Getting the most for your clients without resorting to litigation.Read More »
A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to concealing information about a felony crime. Isaac T. Kannah, 51, of Philadelphia, is facing a maximum penalty of four years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced May 9 by U.S. District ...Read More »