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Iconic IT contributes to book on outsourcing for law firms

Iconic IT has joined forces with London-based Globe Law and Business, Ltd., to produce a roadmap in book form on outsourcing for law firms. “Outsourcing of Core Legal Service Functions: How to Capitalize on Opportunities for Law Firms” is currently ...

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Reporter faces trial in case seen as attack on press rights

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa journalist faces trial Monday on charges stemming from her coverage of a protest against racial injustice, a case that prosecutors have pursued despite international condemnation from free press advocates who say she was ...

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Officers maced, trampled: Documents expose depth of Jan. 6 chaos

Two firefighters loaned to Washington for the day were the only medics on the Capitol steps Jan. 6, trying to triage injured officers as they watched the angry mob swell and attack police working to protect Congress. Law enforcement agents ...

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Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — Some New York lawmakers are calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s impeachment after reports late Thursday that his top aides altered a state Health Department report to omit the true number of people killed by COVID-19 in ...

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Federal authorities refile fraud charges against Morgan, others

Robert Morgan’s reprieve from federal charges involving what authorities say was a “wide-ranging” fraud scheme turned out to be only temporary. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced on Thursday that a 104-count indictment was refiled, charging Morgan; his son, ...

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Public Defender issues report on area police

The Monroe County Public Defender’s Office has sent a report to local police agencies in an effort to assist them in the state-mandated effort to reform law enforcement agencies. Each year, the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office represents, on average, ...

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Mediation allows for creative solutions benefitting all parties

COVID-19 has impacted litigation across the board, with economic uncertainties and delays getting trial dates prompting some clients to settle or mediate cases rather than having their day in court. David Cook, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, says he ...

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Biden administration promises focus on environmental justice

When President Joe Biden made environmental protection a key element of his campaign, he promised to overhaul the federal office that investigates complaints from people in minority communities who believe they have been unfairly harmed by industrial pollution or waste ...

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Long Island doctor charged with murder in 5 opioid deaths

NEW YORK — A Long Island doctor accused of writing prescriptions for massive quantities of opioids that led to the deaths of five patients was indicted Thursday on murder charges. George Blatti, 75, who saw patients in a hotel parking ...

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Court raises bar for some immigrants to avoid deportation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for longtime immigrants who have been convicted of a crime to avoid deportation. Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the opinion for a 5-3 conservative majority that ruled against a Mexican ...

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Legal battle ensues for two semipro football teams of the same name

Neither the Rochester Chargers nor the Rochester Chargers have played a game on the field, but the semipro football teams are in a battle in the courtroom. If that sounds a little confusing, then you already understand why one of ...

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Daily Record, RBJ launch Legal Excellence Awards

The Daily Record and the Rochester Business Journal are joining forces to create a marquee celebration of the legal community in November. The Legal Excellence Awards will honor law firms, lawyers, judges and other legal professionals who are leading the ...

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