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Cyberbullying law enacted in Erie Co.

Cyberbullying, or the use of an electronic device for harassing or bullying a minor or student, is now an unclassified misdemeanor in Erie County, punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and/or up to one year in prison. Erie ...

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Justice Kagan speaks to women judges’ group

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan returned to her old stomping grounds Friday, when she was featured in a one hour post-lunch discussion at Harvard Law School. Justice Kagan, a former Harvard Law School dean, spoke before the National ...

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Monroe County judge being honored

Monroe County Family Court Judge Joan S. Kohout will be among the honorees March 21 at Albany Law School’s 18th annual Kate Stoneman Day. Judge Kohout is one of three women who will receive the Kate Stoneman Award, presented in ...

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NY bar-passer’s status could spark national debate

NEW YORK — A Mexican immigrant who passed the New York bar exam last year cannot work as a lawyer because he was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child, and his situation could soon become part of a ...

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Work continues on SUNY Buffalo Law School

The first floor renovation of the SUNY Buffalo Law School is complete. The centerpiece of the project is the new lobby in John Lord O’Brian Hall, a space that not only welcomes students, faculty and guests, but provides a bright, ...

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University lecture on patents

A “Talk on Patenting Biomarkers and Diagnostic Methods,” will be presented at 9 a.m. March 8 in the Class of ‘62 Auditorium at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Ave. The free program, open to ...

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Fisher students compete in mock trial

Ten St. John Fisher College students recently participated in the American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament at Buffalo State College. They competed against Penn State, Buffalo State and Ithaca College. This was their second year competing, and they received The ...

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St. John Fisher partners with JCC doctorate program

Representatives from Jefferson Community College and St. John Fisher College on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding making St. John Fisher College an official partner institution in Jefferson Community College’s Higher Education Center initiative. St. John Fisher College will offer ...

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CNB seminar on reducing college costs

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust, in partnership with College Assistance Plus, is hosting a free workshop at its Basin Park Financial Center in Pittsford. The evening workshop is open to the public and offers the education and advice necessary to ...

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Council urges community participation

The Rochester community is on the brink of a monumental construction project with the School Construction Modernization Program. The program will modernize Rochester City Schools and bring hundreds of construction jobs with it. To fill the jobs with local residents, ...

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