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Several claims dismissed in federal lawsuit

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A large portion of a federal lawsuit accusing a Rochester police officer of police brutality has been dismissed. Vince Bradley Jr. claims that a Rochester Police officer beat him up in September 2017. Bradley claims that Sgt. Anthony Bongiovanni stopped ...

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Barclay Damon associate knows Medicaid

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It didn’t take Kelly Gusmano long to find her legal specialty. She has always worked in trusts and estates, mainly helping clients qualify for Medicaid insurance coverage. “I fell in love first year of law school with property law. It’s ...

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A man with a plan

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“I’m a creature of habit,” attorney Langston D. McFadden acknowledged at the start of a recent interview. “I like to plan everything. I like to be completely organized. I like consistency and don’t like change,” said McFadden, 46, a partner ...

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City and school district sued over student death

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The mother of Trevyan Devon Rowe, the Rochester boy who went missing from school and was later found dead, is suing the Rochester City School District, the city of Rochester and others. “Trevyan’s tragic death was caused by defendant’s systemic ...

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Brockport police accused of false arrest

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The village of Brockport and some Brockport police officers are being sued by a man accusing them of false arrest, assault and battery. Plaintiff Jeremy Smith was a passenger in a car stopped by SUNY Brockport State Police officers on ...

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Thomson Reuters wins Second Circuit decision

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A federal appeals court has, for the first time, ruled on what qualifies a company as a credit reporting agency. On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit released its decision in Kidd v. Thomson Reuters Corp., ...

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Mueller: Special counsel probe did not exonerate Trump

Special counsel Robert Muller speaks at the Department of Justice Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Washington, about the Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he was legally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized that his Russia report did not exonerate the president. If he could have cleared Trump of obstruction ...

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Aronson-Jovcevski is focused on charter schools

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Jennifer Aronson-Jovcevski always knew she would be a lawyer, but she had to figure out what practice area to focus on. “I always knew that I wanted to go to law school, but I didn’t want to go directly from ...

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Kyle Riter settling in at Segar & Sciortino PLLC

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After graduating from Union College with a history degree, Kyle Riter considered two career options: teaching or law school. Although he gave teaching a shot, his earlier exposure to the legal profession with then-state Supreme Court Justice William P. Polito ...

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Graham Leonard seeks to have an impact

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Trusts and estates law has a reputation for being a rather dull and static practice area. But Graham Leonard, an associate at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, considers the field “quite a dynamic practice.” Lawmakers in some states are considering ...

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