A Steuben County Court judge has overturned a lower court ruling that required a defendant to be present in court for a trial on a speeding ticket. It was the second time the lower court was overturned on the issue ...Read More »
A federal judge has reserved judgment on whether five people can testify for the prosecution that surveillance photos show the man accused of a fatal Xerox credit union robbery in 2003. The decision was released Friday by U.S. District Court ...Read More »
The American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates has approved a resolution creating the best practice guidelines for online legal document providers. The resolution urging online legal document providers to adhere to the guidelines was proposed to the ABA by the ...
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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 ...Read More »
A Seneca County man has been granted a new trial because the judge in the case refused to excuse a potentially biased juror, and allowed the prosecution to use statements the defendant made to police that should have been suppressed. ...Read More »
A federal judge will allow most parts of a lawsuit to move forward in the case of a man who was shot by a Rochester police officer in April 2016. In May 2017, Silvon Simmons filed a civil rights suit ...Read More »
A state Supreme Court Justice, who ordered Rochester officials to provide police body camera video to a city resident, has now ordered the city to pay $10,000 in legal fees related to the battle over the video. On Oct. 19, ...Read More »
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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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 ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »