COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in the Albany area are hoping modern DNA tracing techniques will help solve the murder of an 18-year-old woman more than 60 years ago. The body of Ruth Whitman was exhumed from a cemetery in ...Read More »
Phony lawyer hired by Buffalo firm sentenced
A man who practiced law in Buffalo without a actually being an attorney has been sentenced.
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Defamation lawsuit against private Jewish school dismissed
A lawsuit accusing a private school for Jewish children and the school’s principal of defamation has been dismissed.
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Judge shortens road to decide NFL racial discrimination suit
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday made it likely she’ll rule in weeks rather than months whether NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gets to decide the merits of racial discrimination claims made by Black coaches against the league and ...Read More »
Buffalo man charged for Twitter threat to Black shoppers
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Black resident of Buffalo, New York, told investigators he anonymously tweeted out a fake threat to commit mass killings against Black people in his community, days after a real mass shooting, because he wanted to ...Read More »
Legal Excellence Awards honorees announced
The Daily Record and the Rochester Business Journal have announced the honorees for the 2022 Legal Excellence Awards.Read More »
Judge orders pay raise for assigned counsel in NYC
A state Supreme Court justice in New York City has ordered state and New York City officials to increase the hourly rate paid to assigned counsel representing children and indigent adults in Family Court and criminal court. Justice Lisa A. ...
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After Supreme Court ruling, it’s open season on US gun laws
The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style guns to age limits. The decision handed down in June already has led one ...Read More »
NY man who sent threats to LGBTQ groups gets 30 months
A 74-year-old retired schoolteacher from a New York City suburb was sentenced to 30 months in prison Wednesday for mailing dozens of violent threats to LGBTQ affiliated individuals, groups and businesses over several years. According to prosecutors, Robert Fehring threatened ...Read More »
The Daily Record’s Power 20 Trusts & Estates 2022
We are excited to announce the next practice area in our Power List program with our Power 20 Trusts & Estates list.
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Lawsuit over artwork reinstated
A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court and reinstated a lawsuit over the ownership of a valuable artwork.
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Man charged with killing Rochester cop released from prison in May
The suspect in the killing of an upstate New York police officer in July was released from prison two months earlier.Read More »