Two high-ranking Trump administration officials; two vastly different positions on marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to revive the war on drugs, and a crackdown on weed appears to be a major part of that. He is expected to pursue ...Read More »
The New York state’s Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection last year paid out 155 awards totaling $9.2 million, including about $265,000 paid out to clients of four former western New York attorneys. The western New York payouts included five awards, ...
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A federal lawsuit filed by the parent company of High Falls Brewery over the alleged infringement of its Calypso Colada trademark is over. “Everything has been resolved to the satisfaction of both parties,” said Mary Beth Popp, director of corporate ...
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A former fraternity president at Cornell University who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor sex offense was sentenced Tuesday to six years of probation. Wolfgang Ballinger was a 21-year-old junior last year when he was charged with first-degree attempted rape, first-degree ...Read More »
TROY — Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday that the Supreme Court has gone about its work in a “completely nonpartisan way” since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, but that the bitter political battle waged over confirming Scalia’s replacement ...Read More »
Now that the new state budget deal has been worked out, the legal community is taking stock of what’s in it for them, and the reviews are mixed. In a broad-stroke endorsement of all the criminal justice reform initiatives included ...Read More »
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will end a Justice Department partnership with independent scientists to raise forensic science standards and has suspended an expanded review of FBI testimony across several techniques that have come under question, saying a new strategy will ...Read More »