Recent Articles from Andrea Deckert
Cryptocurrency webinar investigates crypto as alternative for businesses seeking investment diversity
Mike Colyer recommends taking a “learn by doing” approach when it comes to understanding the cryptocurrency market. Colyer’s first foray into the sector began when he invested $150 into bitcoin. Going through the process and having a personal stake in it made him more experienced, informed and educated about the sector, as well […]
The Hub 585 is expanding its services, launching a mentorship program for teens aging out of foster care.
A team of faculty from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Public Safety Initiatives is spearheading a new initiative to address community trauma and health inequity caused by gun violence.
A total of 82 local elected officials from 19 cities and counties across New York are urging enactment of the New York Public Banking Act.
Rochester Mayor Malik Evans and New York State’s Regional Director of Empire State Development Vinnie Esposito announced Tuesday the start of the Aqueduct Reimagined project, which will further reinvigorate downtown by developing its historic Erie Canal aqueduct and connecting and expanding the Riverway Trail. “Aqueduct Reimagined ties together so many assets that are unique to […]
Nixon Peabody has launched a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Services group to provide organizations with the legal, strategic and practical advice to build more inclusive organizations and create positive impact. The firm has been doing this type of work for some time, and forming the group came about organically over the past 18 months […]
The former president of the American Civil Liberties Union and constitutional law and human rights expert Nadine Strossen will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Statesmanship, Law and Liberty’s annual symposium this Thursday. Her presentation, “Free Speech and Inclusion on Campus: Can We Have Both?” begins at 7 p.m. in RIT’s Ingle Auditorium,[...]
The Phillips Lytle law firm is pursuing a new talent-driven growth plan and strategy that includes adding local attorneys, enhancing its offerings and expanding its geographic reach.Kevin Mulvehill, the firm’s Rochester office leader, is guiding the plans locally. “We are looking to make a move and increase the breadth and depth of our practice,” Mulvehill […]
The Rochester region checks off a lot of boxes when it comes to economic development, according to Matt Hurlbutt, president and CEO of Greater Rochester Enterprise. “We have a great quality of life, smart people and innovative ideas,” he said. Hurlbutt was one of the speakers at last Thursday’s economic development webinar, part of the […]
United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes announced Wednesday the launch of its first-ever six-county campaign and 104th annual campaign themed “Make Way for Good”. The announcement was live streamed with nearly 500 community members watching and included a look at the United Way’s regional impact, with stake holders and supporters from the counties it encompasses. The[...]
The key to a successful retirement consists of two components: does one have enough money to sleep at night; and does one have a reason to get up in the morning.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced an indictment in connection with the rape of an 81-year-old resident of Shore Winds Nursing Home in Rochester.
- Second Circuit – Plea agreements: Cook v. United States
- Fourth Department: Statute of limitations: Marino v. Weiler
- Fourth Department – Nail and mail service: Rebutting presumption of service L&W Supply Corporation v. Built-Rite Drywall Corp, et al
- Fourth Department – Mental Hygiene Law: Charles L. v. State of New York
- Second Circuit – Medicaid and Medicare certification: U.S. ex rel. Quartararo v. Cath. Health Sys. Of Long Island Inc.
- Fourth Department – Waiver of indictment: People v. King
- Fourth Department – Speedy trial: People v. Jordan
- Fourth Department – Rosario material: People v. Dennard
- Second Circuit – Magnuson-Stevens Act: State of New York v. Raimondo
- Fourth Department – Plea: People v. Davis
- Second Circuit – Revocation of minimum sentence: Bangs v. Walter William Smith, et al.
- Fourth Department – Relation-back doctrine: CHS Inc. v. Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, et al.
- Split court affirms gun conviction
- N.Y. Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction
- NY board approves cannabis lawsuit settlements, paves way for retail dispensaries
- NY Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction because of illegal police search
- NY Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction over ineffective counsel
- Split court affirms gun conviction, finding search and arrest were legal
- NY appeals court vacates drug conviction over illegal police search
- Split Court of Appeals strips Police Accountability Board of disciplinary power