A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the lack of certified residential living opportunities for all adults with developmentally disabilities. The lawsuit is seeking to end an eight-year moratorium on providing the residential living opportunities for ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — A seemingly divided Supreme Court on Wednesday tried to figure out whether the government can detain immigrants indefinitely without providing hearings in which they could argue for their release. The justices heard argument in a class-action lawsuit brought ...Read More »
Although President Barack Obama’s new rule on who gets overtime pay has been halted by a federal judge in Texas, employers have still made changes. The new rule, scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, would have raised the minimum salary ...Read More »
The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court has upheld the fraud conviction of a former village judge in Seneca County. In August 2015 Roger W. Barto was convicted of third-degree insurance fraud, first-degree falsifying business records, defrauding the government and ...Read More »
Franz Wright is a third-year litigation associate at Bond Schoeneck & King, where he represents parties in contract disputes, partnership disputes, disputes regarding breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, construction litigation, and issues concerning trusts and estates. He was born ...
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In a 3-2 decision, the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court has granted a new trial to an Erie County man convicted of sexually abusing and killing a child. Although the Fourth Department dismissed defendant Matthew Kuzdzal’s claims that there ...Read More »
A New York appellate court has overturned a felony drug conviction because of an improper search. In March 2013, Kaazim F. Freeman pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance in Monroe County Court. Judge Douglas A. Randall ...
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ROCHESTER — Four people have been convicted of charges stemming from the kidnapping and torturing of two college students in Rochester last year.A jury on Monday found the two men and two women guilty of kidnapping the two male University ...Read More »
Three Rochester attorneys have been awarded the first annual Hon. Judith S. Kaye Commercial and Federal Litigation Scholarship. The recipients — Alissa Fortuna-Valentine, an associate at Phillips Lytle LLP, Jessica Clemente, an associate at Ward Greenberg Attorneys at Law; ...
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Every job has stress and pressure. But few professionals have an anxiety as an everyday companion the way lawyers do. A Johns Hopkins University study examined more than 100 occupations for anxiety-related issues and found that lawyers suffer from depression ...Read More »