A New York man imprisoned for almost 30 years and then held in civil confinement for another eight is being released with strict and intensive supervision. Supreme Court Justice James C. Tormey III, hearing an Oneida County case in Onondaga ...Read More »
NEW YORK — An appeals court has upheld a lower-court’s rejection of a lawsuit challenging the Seneca Indian Nation’s right to operate a casino in Buffalo. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. It rejected ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Two top Republican senators asked the Justice Department on Monday whether it is conducting a criminal investigation related to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private server for email and whether the computer specialist who helped set it ...Read More »
UNITE Rochester will host its second Court Academy at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Asbury First United Methodist Church Gathering Center, 1040 East Ave. The Court Academy is a project of the UNITE Rochester Justice Engagement Committee. UNITE Rochester Justice ...Read More »
A lawsuit involving 19 women in nine states alleging a nationwide practice of sex-based pay and promotion discrimination is being re-instated against a national jewelry chain. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Wednesday found the U.S. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House cast largely symbolic votes on Friday against the Iran nuclear deal and sought to restrict President Barack Obama’s authority to lift sanctions against Tehran, one day after the Senate ensured that the administration can implement ...
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A National Labor Relations Board ruling that modified the definition of an employer could hurt small businesses including franchises and subcontractors, according to industry groups that advocate for those companies. The NLRB decision Thursday came in a case involving waste ...
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NEW YORK — The White House and New York City’s district attorney pledged a combined $79 million on Thursday to help clear the tens of thousands of rape kits that have gone untested across the country. The White House announced ...Read More »