In a major blow to civil liberties, an appeals court has upheld the Minnesota system that civilly commits sex offenders after they’ve served their prison terms, a confinement from which no one has ever been fully released. The decision, filed ...Read More »
The Paralegal Association of Rochester, Inc. (“PAR”) celebrated 2016 with a holiday luncheon on Dec. 14, enjoying pizza, wings, holiday goodies and fellowship with its members and sponsors. While the holidays are certainly a joyful time for many, for some, ...
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Recusal In Barnes v. Harling, et al., No. 10-CV-6164EAW (Oct. 12, 2016), plaintiff sought to recuse the District Judge based on allegations of bias and his disagreement with the judge’s earlier decisions. The court noted first that, under 28 U.S.C. ...
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Prevailing wage laws require construction workers employed by private contractors or subcontractors on public projects be paid wages and benefits at least equal to the “prevailing” wage for similar work in the locality in which the project is located. Prevailing ...Read More »
In 2015, major legislative changes were made in the passing of the Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act and the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act. Whether you are a business or an individual, these changes will ...Read More »
This morning in Monroe County Family Court is a day filled with tears, but not the usual tears shed in Family Court. Today, adoptions will be finalized in a ceremony celebrating adoptive families, and the tears will be tears ...Read More »
Monroe County Family Court — now in its 53rd year — has finalized more than 14,000 adoptions. Over the last 12 years the court’s celebration of National Adoption Day has endeavored to raise our community’s awareness surrounding adoption. Children in ...
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