Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Covering courts and the legal community in western New York.

Suit against RIT resumes


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has revived a lawsuit against Rochester Institute of Technology that had been dismissed a year earlier by U.S. District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa. In August 2018, Siragusa dismissed the copyright ...

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Koshykar opens new law office

Cathleen A. Koshykar has opened Koshykar Law PLLC, a boutique law firm focusing on business law matters. Koshykar has 20 years of commercial, regulatory, and corporate law experience. The firm focuses on helping businesses negotiate and close commercial transactions involving ...

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Duthiers has had varied career


Attorney Erika J. Duthiers’ advice for young attorneys and college students considering a law career: “If you’re considering a profession, law school is definitely one that I recommend,” said Duthiers, vice president assistant vice president for compliance and ethics at ...

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Guilty plea vacated in gun case


An appellate court has reversed a guilty plea and dismissed the indictment in a weapon case because the police pursuit of the defendant was illegal. In June 2016, Adrian Jones pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. ...

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