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Judge: Pol can see girlfriend he assaulted

NEW YORK CITY — A judge has revised an order of protection to allow embattled politician Hiram Monserrate limited contact with the girlfriend he was convicted of assaulting.

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Former mortgage exec pleads not guilty to fraud

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge has set a November 1 trial date for the former head of a major mortgage lending company accused of scheming to steal more than half a billion dollars from the government’s financial bailout fund.

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ABA enters Arizona fray

In a rare move, the American Bar Association has submitted an amicus brief in a U.S. District Court case seeking to enjoin Arizona’s tough and controversial new immigration law.

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SCOTUS to consider securities liability

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a parent company can be held liable under federal securities law for violations committed by a wholly-owned subsidiary.

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Kagan gliding toward confirmation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan appears on her way to confirmation on the nation’s highest court, with Republicans showing little interest in a long-shot filibuster attempt after grueling testimony ...

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NYSCBL announces new leadership

Earamichia Brown of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Office of the Inspector General was named chairwoman of the New York State Conference of Bar Leaders on Thursday.

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