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Members named to new advisory council

Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks Monday named members of an advisory group that will work to address the concerns of judges, the bar, litigants and others with regard to a topic of increasing public interest — immigration-related issues arising in ...

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Cuomo launches youth program led by his mother

The launching of the new New York Youth Mentoring Program which will provide career and life guidance to at-risk children was announced Monday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The Program — guided by its advisory board, chaired pro bono by ...

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Rights brochure for domestic violence victims

 Marking October as the 28th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a “Victims of Domestic Violence: Know Your Rights” brochure. The guide, available under the “latest news” section at www.ag.ny.gov, is intended to raise ...

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Hiring without risking religious discrimination

The impacts on employers of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision siding with a Muslim-American woman who was not hired by a national clothing chain store because she was wearing a headscarf will be discussed Tuesday during a lunchtime continuing ...

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Youth advocates and philanthropists honored

Several community leaders, young people and philanthropists committed to improving the lives of children and teenagers in the community were honored Monday at The Center for Youth’s annual meeting at The Strong Museum.Awarded were Chuck Cuminale Youth Advocate Awards, created ...

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LSC announcing civil legal services grant

 Legal Services Corp. President Jim Sandman will be in Albany Friday to announce a grant that will partner the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York with Legal Assistance of Western New York and the Volunteer Legal Services Project of ...

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NY courts mark International Translation Day

 The New York State Unified Court System, commemorating International Translation Day, reassures its commitment to ensuring access to courts and court services and effectively meeting the needs of people with limited English language proficiency, including those who are deaf or ...

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Gates-Chili schools being sued over service animal

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against a Gates-Chili Central School District elementary school for refusing to permit a student with disabilities to attend school with a service dog unless accompanied by a separate handler provided by ...

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St. John Fisher celebrates new building

St. John Fisher College recently celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 31,000 square foot academic facility includes two 100-seat classrooms, teaching laboratories, a lab prep room, faculty offices, and ...

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U.S. Courts weathering storms

Federal courts have greatly improved their response to natural disasters in the last decade, according to a new U.S. Courts video, released in observance of National Preparedness Month. The video, available under “judiciary news” at www.uscourts.gov, details lessons from four weather ...

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Muldoon’s ‘how to’ book offers solid advice

Gary Muldoon’s decades of lawyering experience in the public and private sectors gives him significant credibility as the author of The Education of a Lawyer: Essential Skills and Uncommon Advice for Building a Successful Career. His years of classroom experience ...

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy names leaders

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is proud to announce that Chris Martusewicz, vice president of Finance for Toshiba Business Solutions, and Lauren Burruto, director of Sales for WHEC-TV, have been named the “Big Idea” instructors for this year’s University of Rochester and ...

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