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Global settlement unlikely in bankruptcy case

Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John C. Ninfo II issued a letter regarding the latest developments in the Midtown case, No. 00-21486/MP No. 00-0149 on Friday, March 9.Re Matter of Midtown involves the purchase of a one-million sq. ft. office and ...

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Judge rules statements were made voluntarily

Statements taken by police officers from the defendant did not violate his state constitutional right to counsel, a Monroe County Court judge found.In People v. Lamar Glover, the defendant filed a motion claiming that the statements he made to police ...

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Rochester Legal Briefs: March 12, 2001 (7998)

Negligence Liability A motion for summary judgment on liability and damages, brought by the plaintiff on the grounds that there was no triable issues of fact concerning the alleged negligence of the defendants has been denied. A cross motion by ...

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Local library mgmt. firm serves legal community

Besides the several hundred attorneys who practice law in the Rochester area, there are also several hundred (400-500?) local people who have a law degree but have selected alternative careers.Jane’s Pro-File, Inc., a library management service owned and operated by ...

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Fireman's claim of discrimination to go to trial

Was a Rochester City Firefighter passed over for a promotion because of his involvement in an investigation of a sexual harassment complaint by the secretary of the local firefighters’ union against the president of the union? Was the man protected ...

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Rochester Legal Briefs: March 12, 2001

Negligence Liability A motion for summary judgment on liability and damages, brought by the plaintiff on the grounds that there was no triable issues of fact concerning the alleged negligence of the defendants has been denied. A cross motion by ...

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Local library mgmt. firm serves legal community (7999)

Besides the several hundred attorneys who practice law in the Rochester area, there are also several hundred (400-500≠) local people who have a law degree but have selected alternative careers.Jane’s Pro-File, Inc., a library management service owned and operated by ...

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Fireman's claim of discrimination to go to trial (7995)

Was a Rochester City Firefighter passed over for a promotion because of his involvement in an investigation of a sexual harassment complaint by the secretary of the local firefighters’ union against the president of the union≠ Was the man protected ...

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Child's testimony ruled unreliable in abuse case

A Monroe County Supreme Court judge was forced to throw out sexual abuse charges against a man because the witness, a 4 year-old girl, was deemed unreliable. In People v. Lawrence Kidman the defendant was charged with Sodomy in the ...

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New York law doesn't address attempted DWI

On appeal from the Fourth Department, the Court of Appeals reversed the holding in People v. Prescott, 263 A.D.2d 254, determining that the legislature’s specific language governing driving while intoxicated and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle did not extend ...

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