WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans are poised for a Supreme Court fight about political line-drawing with the potential to alter the balance of power across a country starkly divided between the two parties. The big question at the heart of ...Read More »
Mark W. Bennett has been named court clerk for Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Fourth Department. “It is an honor to be appointed by the court to this position. It was somewhat unexpected because I’ve been in the legal research ...Read More »
BATON ROUGE, La. — Black Lives Matter is a social movement, like the tea party or the civil rights movement, and therefore can’t be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday. A police officer anonymously sued Black Lives Matter and DeRay ...Read More »
Rather than choose one over the other, Frances E. Cafarell pursued her passion for both journalism and the law and achieved success in both. Cafarell retired Wednesday as clerk at the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Fourth Department. Her ...
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Michael C. Green, executive deputy commissioner of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, has been presented with the Hugh L. Carey Leadership Award for Outstanding Public Stewardship. The award recognizes Green’s commitment to innovation and dedication to ...Read More »
New York state court officials have created a new advisory panel to develop a plan to improve access to the courts for everybody, including those with visual, hearing, communication, mobility, cognitive and other disabilities. The Advisory Committee on Access for ...Read More »
CHICAGO — A federal appellate judge hearing arguments Tuesday in Chicago about whether investigators coerced a confession from a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” said video of detectives questioning Brendan Dassey was so disturbing that ...Read More »