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Advocate’s View: Case of the disappearing defendant: Default judgment for a sum certain and enforcement

By Alissa M. Valentine   Recent articles my colleagues have written focused on the intricacies and nuances of various provisions within the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (“CPLR”). I now continue that trend, though my focus concerns the ...

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NY group with Pittsford ties to buy Daily Record’s parent

The parent company of The Daily Record has been sold. New Media Investment Group Inc. announced Friday that it had acquired the business information unit of Dolan LLC and its 39 print and online publications, which include The Daily Record. ...

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Buffalo man charged with assaulting probation officer

John Hunt, 39, of Buffalo, is charged with assault of a federal officer for allegedly hitting a probation officer twice in the head during a Sept. 11 home visit. The charge carries a maximum sentence of eight years in prison, ...

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Citizens preparedness training program scheduled

New York National Guard troops, in conjunction with the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES), will present a free disaster preparedness class at Monday at Casey Park Lodge, 6551 Knickerbocker Road, in the town of Ontario. The ...

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Second Circuit – Discrimination Claim: Cortes v. MTA New York City Transit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Discrimination Claim   Administrative Rulings – Preclusion   Cortes v. MTA New York City Transit 14-1713-cv Judges Winter, Pooler and Sack   Background: The plaintiff appealed from the grant of summary judgment ...

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Second Circuit – NAF Holdings, LLC v. Li & Fung (Trading) Ltd.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Breach of Contract   Stock Purchase and Sale – Derivative Action   NAF Holdings, LLC v. Li & Fung (Trading) Ltd. 13-830-cv Judges Leval, Calabresi and Lynch   Background: The plaintiff appealed ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflicts of Interest

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflicts of Interest   Third-party Payors   Ethics Opinion 1063   Background: The inquiring attorney agreed to represent an 18-year old client in a criminal defense matter. When the attorney met the client, his divorced ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Prior Non-Judicial Public Role

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Prior Non-Judicial Public Role – Letter – Anonymous Use   Opinion 15-65   Background: The inquiring judge became aware a letter he wrote and signed decades ago, in his capacity as a non-judicial public ...

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Upcoming Foreclosures for August 31, 2015

Properties that a bank, or other party, transfers the title of real property, which was used as security for a debt, in order to pay off said debt with the involuntary sale of the property. The following foreclosures were sent ...

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Mortgages filed Aug. 18, 2015

A document for which an owner uses his/her real property title as security for a loan. These documents were recorded by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office and sent to The Daily Record for publication.  Brighton   DAVID, HASTINGS & SCHERER, ...

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Deeds filed Aug. 18, 2015

A written document that transfers land or other real property from one person to another. These documents were recorded by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office and sent to The Daily Record for publication. Brighton   R2O401 LLC to HANSELMAN, JESSICA ...

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Court Calendars Aug. 31, 2015

 City Court Monday, August 31, 2015   HON. STEPHEN THOMAS MILLER   9:30 a.m. Motions   1—Allstate Insurance Co. v Tracy S. Sharpton—Stuttman Law Group. 2—Larry Weekes v Yolanda and Glenn Robinson—Davidson Fink.   9:30 a.m. Landlord/Tenant   1—MK Solution ...

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