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Court: Judge went on date with defendant

NEW YORK CITY — A federal appeals court says a former traffic court judge must lose his law license for going on a date with a defendant and then ruling in her favor. Michael Dorsky worked for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Garden City, Long Island.

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NY lawyer admits stealing $2.7M from clients

BUFFALO — Authorities say a personal-injury lawyer has admitted to bilking more than $2.5 million from his clients to pay for construction of his suburban Buffalo home. The Buffalo News reports that Erie County prosecutors ...

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Mortgage forms to be simplified

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration is promising to move quickly to simplify the paperwork consumers receive when taking out a home mortgage. Obama adviser Elizabeth Warren and Treasury Secretary ...

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Lawyer denies impersonating professor

NEW YORK CITY — A New York lawyer denies that he impersonated a Judaic studies professor and calls the allegation payback in a scholarly dispute over the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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