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Fourth Department – Sidewalk trip and fall: Morris v. Buffalo General Health System

New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department Sidewalk trip and fall Trivial defect – Height differential Morris v. Buffalo General Health System CA 21-00876 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The plaintiff commenced an action to ...

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Senators ask minor leaguers for information on MLB antitrust

The chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter to an advocacy group for minor leaguers asking questions about baseball’s antitrust exemption. Sen. Richard Durbin, an Illinois Democrat who chairs the committee, and Charles Grassley, ...

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Supreme Court’s abortion ruling sets off new court fights

The fall of Roe v. Wade shifted the battleground over abortion to courthouses around the country Monday, as one side sought quickly to enact statewide bans and the other tried to block or at least delay such measures. The U.S. ...

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Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game

The Supreme Court sided Monday with a high school football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games, a decision that could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other public school ...

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Judge says NYC can’t let noncitizens vote in city elections

A judge on Monday blocked New York City from letting noncitizens vote for mayor and other municipal offices, a measure that Republicans had challenged as unconstitutional. In January, New York became the first major U.S. city to grant widespread municipal ...

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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion ...

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After Supreme Court gun decision, what’s next?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has issued its biggest gun rights ruling in more than a decade. Here are some questions and answers about what the Thursday decision does and does not do: WHAT EXACTLY WAS THE SUPREME COURT ...

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