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EU accuses Apple of antitrust breach over App Store rules

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators are accusing Apple of violating the bloc’s antitrust laws, alleging that the company distorts competition for music streaming through rules for its App Store. The EU’s executive Commission said Friday it objected to how ...

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Judge seeks answers for jail’s Ghislaine Maxwell treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ordered the government Thursday to explain why guards repeatedly flash light into Ghislaine Maxwell’s cell overnight, an action her lawyers say may have led to a bruise over one eye as she awaits trial ...

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Social equity in marijuana industry still largely pipe dream

Sarah Woodson poses for a portrait in Denver on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Woodson, the executive director of the advocacy group The Color of Cannabis, runs a 10-week business course to help students navigate Colorado's social equity application process and to connect them with marijuana industry leaders. Colorado's social equity program is aimed at correcting past wrongs from the war on drugs, which disproportionately affected minorities. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

DENVER (AP) — Terrence Hewing was working for a package delivery company in 2007 when police approached his cargo van in suburban Denver. He was early for a pick up, and someone out for a walk called authorities after seeing ...

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VLSP is now JustCause


Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County Inc. has changed its name to JustCause. The re-branding is a reflection of the 40-year-old agency’s permanent status in the community, instead of a name that might suggest a limited-time initiative. “We’ve grown ...

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Bar Association to mark Law Day with rule of law seminar


Every year, the American Bar Association (ABA) selects a theme for events marking Law Day, on May 1, to celebrate the role of law in society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession. As a result of ...

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Charles Inclima to be recognized for professionalism and community service

Charles Inclima

Rochester attorney Charles Inclima is the recipient of the Monroe County Bar Association’s Adolph J. Rodenbeck Award for 2021. “I am both humbled and honored to receive it,” said Inclima, who specializes in matrimonial and family law. The award “recognizes ...

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Lawrence Kasperek possesses a ‘deep sense of justice’

Lawrence Kasperek

To Lawrence Kasperek, there’s no more lonely experience than rising in defense of your client in a packed courtroom. But being a criminal defense lawyer is all he’s ever wanted to do. And now, because of his dedication to the ...

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Presenting the Power 50


When we decided to launch our Power List series, we knew it would be a difficult task to select just 50 power players in the Western New York legal community for our inaugural Power 50 list. It definitely was. But we are pleased with the makeup ...

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Biden announces 2nd round of diverse federal judiciary picks

President Joe Biden speaks about gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden at the White House, Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday another diverse group of candidates for his second round of judicial nominations, a day after some in his first slate of picks went before a Senate committee. The second round is ...

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AP sources: Feds search Rudy Giuliani’s NYC home, office

Rudolph Giuliani, former mayor of New York, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Jan. 12, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by John Taggart.

NEW YORK — Federal investigators executed search warrants Wednesday morning at the Manhattan home and office of Rudy Giuliani, former President Donald Trump’s attorney, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. The former New York City mayor has been ...

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Judge won’t release videos of deputies shooting Black man

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A judge refused Wednesday to release body camera video showing North Carolina deputies shooting and killing a Black man, ruling that making the video public at this stage could jeopardize the investigation into Andrew Brown Jr.’s ...

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