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Motion to suppress drug evidence denied

In a decision filed by Monroe County Court Judge Elma A. Bellini on February 20, the defendant’s motion to suppress the evidence of drugs discovered during a traffic violation stop was denied because the cocaine was ultimately in plain view ...

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Motion to suppress drug evidence denied (7941)

In a decision filed by Monroe County Court Judge Elma A. Bellini on February 20, the defendant’s motion to suppress the evidence of drugs discovered during a traffic violation stop was denied because the cocaine was ultimately in plain view ...

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Media awarded access to tapes played at hearing

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York Chief Judge David G. Larimer has ruled in favor of the media and will allow the television stations access to the video and audio tapes played in the public portion ...

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Use of imaging tech. may violate 4th amendment

The debate regarding violation of Fourth Amendment rights is not new. Nor is thermal imaging technology new. But the combination of this technology as part of criminal investigation highlights another argument over what constitutes a warrantless search in the February ...

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Media awarded access to tapes played at hearing (7936)

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York Chief Judge David G. Larimer has ruled in favor of the media and will allow the television stations access to the video and audio tapes played in the public portion ...

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Use of imaging tech. may violate 4th amendment (7937)

The debate regarding violation of Fourth Amendment rights is not new. Nor is thermal imaging technology new. But the combination of this technology as part of criminal investigation highlights another argument over what constitutes a warrantless search in the February ...

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Man awarded $750,000 for work-related injuries

A man injured in a construction accident received $750,000 in a settlement last week.Wayne Sponholz, a heating and air-conditioning technician, fell 15 ft. when a wooden staircase collapsed underneath him. Sponholz suffered a disabling hip injury and is unable to ...

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Media wants access to tapes played during hearing

U.S. District Court Chief Judge David G. Larimer will hear oral arguments today on whether the media will have access to the video and audio tapes shown in the open portion of the detention hearing of defense attorney Anthony Leonardo, ...

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Briefs: Supreme Court rules on deportation issues+

Cases scheduled for argument before the U.S. Supreme Court between February 20-28 include some of the following issues:Immigration/DeportationPetitioner-appellee was born in Germany in a displaced persons camp following World War II. He came to America with his family, but did ...

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Attys. recognized for volunteer legal services (7931)

Last week we listed some of the lawyers who have gone the extra mile for the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. Here are a few more.Denine Carr, Lacy Katzen, Ryen & Mittleman — She took the case ...

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Man awarded $750,000 for work-related injuries (7932)

A man injured in a construction accident received $750,000 in a settlement last week.Wayne Sponholz, a heating and air-conditioning technician, fell 15 ft. when a wooden staircase collapsed underneath him. Sponholz suffered a disabling hip injury and is unable to ...

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Media wants access to tapes played during hearing (7933)

U.S. District Court Chief Judge David G. Larimer will hear oral arguments today on whether the media will have access to the video and audio tapes shown in the open portion of the detention hearing of defense attorney Anthony Leonardo, ...

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