With the steady march of technological advancement comes the occasional challenge to the use of new technologies by lawyers. Legal technology is changing at a rapid clip, with new tools emerging all the time. No matter what type of technology ...Read More »
The lawyer for three judges challenging a state court policy designed to limit double-dipping claimed Tuesday that the rule doesn’t actually save the state any money. “The state pension fund is paying the pension,” plaintiffs’ attorney Robert A. Spolzino told ...
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Attorneys handling criminal appeals for indigent defendants can now get help from experienced lawyers to prepare their arguments with the new Seventh Judicial District Indigent Criminal Appeals Moot Court Program developed by Monroe County Public Defender Tim Donaher. “The goal ...Read More »
ALBANY — New York’s Department of State has the right to review federal relicensing applications for the Indian Point nuclear power facility on the lower Hudson River to ensure compliance with coastal management protections, the state’s highest court ruled on ...Read More »
The New York state Court of Appeals has denied the “bold request” of a defense lawyer who sought a new rule to keep prosecutors from using all post-Miranda statements from defendants. “The rule proposed by defendant would render inadmissible ...Read More »
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated former U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia to the remaining vacancy on New York’s highest court. Garcia, currently a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in Manhattan, was the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan from 2005 ...Read More »
New York’s highest court is considering whether judges must tell jurors they can make an adverse inference when police don’t make audiovisual recordings of their interrogations. Janet C. Somes, an assistant Monroe County public defender, argued before the Court of ...Read More »