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Changes of venue in the internet age — implications of the Astacio matter

Changes in venue in criminal trials — often “rare” in New York — may be more likely in the social media era as proliferating “posts” — generated in response to extra-judicial conduct by a defendant — create judicial uncertainty over ...

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Real Estate Law: Disappearing ink: Electronic vs. handwritten signatures

Just as with our personal lives, technology has propelled its way into our professional lives as well.  Technology allows information to be exchanged with the complete elimination of paper documents.  Frequently, parties will not even touch ink to paper when ...

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Preparing for tax season with tax-loss selling

As we near the end of 2019, individuals with taxable investment accounts should be proactively evaluating their tax situation and considering strategies to minimize their tax liability before the year is over. Therefore, if you are holding investments in stocks, ...

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The Inclusive Office: PAN your privilege

Last month, “The Inclusive Office” introduced the concept of cultural competemility: the integration of cultural competence and cultural humility that help us to understand and effectively interact with people across cultures through acknowledging our internal biases, educating ourselves about other ...

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Legal Bytes: The 50th anniversary of the Fourth Department’s miniskirt debate

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of several culturally significant events — Woodstock, Stonewall Riots, Beatles’ break-up and Neil Armstrong’s small step, just to name a few. With little ballyhoo, Oct. 30, 2019 will also be the golden jubilee for the ...

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