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Man's diary tells of negative side to warm weather

After a spell of cold snowy conditions in early March there are those who are left dreaming of “escaping” down south. From the Internet comes this item from someone who apparently did.Here is his diary:April 10: Florida is fantastic. Just ...

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Police conduct upheld in civil rights lawsuit

A Rochester Federal jury vindicated three Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs late last week after a five day trial. The three deputies, represented by Michael Damia of Harris Chesworth & O’Brien, testified in their own defense in the civil case brought ...

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Video replay of domestic violence seminar scheduled

Volunteer Legal Service Project will offer a video replay of its February 9, 2001 CLE seminar on representing victims of domestic violence in order of protection proceedings. The replay seminar will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

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Area judges volunteer at Domestic Violence Court (8012)

In an effort to streamline cases and reduce the waiting time for anyone who appears in Monroe County Family Court Domestic Violence Intensive Intervention Court has redesigned its game plan.Judges from Rochester City Court and Surrogate’s Court are volunteering in ...

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Two courts rule on severance pay issues

Two recent cases concerning what happens on termination of employment are of significance to employers and employees alike. The first deals with what an employee can expect an employer to pay when employment is severed. The second deals with what ...

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Judge Ann Marie Taddeo seeks re-election to Monroe County Family Court

Judge Ann Marie Taddeo will seek re-election to Monroe County Family Court. Judge Taddeo has been a Family Court Judge since 1991 and for the last seven years has served as supervising judge of Monroe County Family Court and the ...

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Sole practitioners get special rate for estate practice databases

For the small firm focused on wills, trusts, and estate planning, West Group has put together an on-line collection of analytical law under a special fixed-rate offering. This customized resource, West Group Estate Planning Library, provides access to in-depth Westlaw ...

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Malpractice suit over blood transfusion dismissed (8007)

Alleging negligence and medical malpractice, the plaintiffs in Martin v. New York Hospital commenced an action in Supreme Court, Kings County, Ia Part 3, against New York Hospital and the New York Blood Center after a family member died following ...

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Capital gains tax rate decreases to 18% this year (8008)

Part of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 provides for changes to the capital gains tax rate that took effect on January 1 of this year. The benefits of these changes are worthy of consideration as investors can save 10 ...

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Two courts rule on severance pay issues (8010)

Two recent cases concerning what happens on termination of employment are of significance to employers and employees alike. The first deals with what an employee can expect an employer to pay when employment is severed. The second deals with what ...

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