The Rochester legal community has been helping hundreds of families from Puerto Rico who have fled the island to escape the devastation of Hurricane Maria, which struck in September. But more volunteer legal help is needed. Since Nov. 9, a ...Read More »
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he sees no cause to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, as Republicans hit him with a barrage of questions about what they say is an anti-Trump bias at the FBI and Justice Department. Responding ...Read More »
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 »
WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Schumer said Wednesday that he is “pursuing every legal path” against whoever circulated a forged document accusing him of sexual harassment. Several media outlets were shopped a document alleging Schumer wrongdoing and listing allegations by a ...
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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 (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet that claimed she’d begged him for campaign contributions and would “do anything” for them. ...Read More »
New York state officials are poised to announce the winners of hundreds of millions of dollars of state economic development funding. The awards to be announced Wednesday in Albany are part of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s efforts to spur the ...Read More »
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The city of Ferguson, Missouri, is reviewing nearly 8,000 municipal court cases from before 2014 to determine which should be thrown out, a process expected to take about six months, the attorney for the St. Louis ...Read More »
BALTIMORE — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the “starkest terms” that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue. Speaking at a ...Read More »
From stoking brand loyalty to assembling the right team, small businesses face plenty of challenges. Add the possibility of making legal mistakes, and the stakes get even higher, given that some of those missteps prove to be fledgling ventures’ undoing. ...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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