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NY State Supreme Court judge grants foreclosure against homeowner (8386)

A New York State Supreme Court judge has granted plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment on a foreclosure action against a man who bought homes built by the Amico construction firm. In Long Beach Mortgage Co. v. James J. Pezzulo, Wm. ...

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Trademark lawsuit answers jurisdiction questions (8387)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit determined that the lower court’s assertion of jurisdiction over the nonresident defendant who allegedly infringed certain trademarks of the plaintiff, was satisfied by the defendant’s webmaster’s presence in the forum state. ...

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Rochester Legal Briefs: July 31, 2001 (8389)

Criminal Decisions Habeas Corpus Relief Sought In an Erie County proceeding, a jury found petitioner guilty of murder in the second degree and not guilty of criminal possession of a weapon. He was sentenced to 22.5 years to life. The ...

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US District Court rules on harassment case motions

On cross-motions in an employment discrimination and retaliation action, Judge Charles J. Siragusa of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, granted plaintiff’s request to substitute the administrator of plaintiff’s estate for the deceased plaintiff, and ...

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Police accused of Native American discrimination

Did the New York State Police Department fail to provide Native American Indians on the St. Regis Reservation police protection because of their race?In Joseph H. Pyke v. Mario Cuomo, (docket number 00-9399, decided July 20, 2001), the plaintiffs filed ...

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Rochester Legal Briefs: July 27, 2001

Evidence Sufficient To Support Charges Order Of Protection Valid A motion to dismiss a charge of Criminal Contempt against the defendant because an Order of Protection against him was invalid is denied. “It is clear that the Order of Protection ...

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US District Court rules on harassment case motions (8377)

On cross-motions in an employment discrimination and retaliation action, Judge Charles J. Siragusa of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, granted plaintiff’s request to substitute the administrator of plaintiff’s estate for the deceased plaintiff, and ...

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Police accused of Native American discrimination (8378)

Did the New York State Police Department fail to provide Native American Indians on the St. Regis Reservation police protection because of their race≠In Joseph H. Pyke v. Mario Cuomo, (docket number 00-9399, decided July 20, 2001), the plaintiffs filed ...

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Rochester Legal Briefs: July 27, 2001 (8380)

Evidence Sufficient To Support Charges Order Of Protection Valid A motion to dismiss a charge of Criminal Contempt against the defendant because an Order of Protection against him was invalid is denied. “It is clear that the Order of Protection ...

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Court reviews unsolicited auto shop referrals (8375)

Does the New York State Department of Insurance Law which restricts auto insurance companies from offering its customers unsolicited referrals to auto repair shops violate the company’s right to commercial speech in violation of the First Amendment≠The U.S. Court of ...

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Internet sales can impact local sales tax

On March 9, 2001, Senate Bill 512 was introduced to the 107th session of the U.S. Congress, proposing that the moratorium of the Internet Tax Freedom Act should be extended beyond its three year term which is scheduled to expire ...

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Internet sales can impact local sales tax (8374)

On March 9, 2001, Senate Bill 512 was introduced to the 107th session of the U.S. Congress, proposing that the moratorium of the Internet Tax Freedom Act should be extended beyond its three year term which is scheduled to expire ...

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