A controversial interpretation of the country’s “public charge rule” has ended with the Biden administration, bringing a collective sigh of relief to both immigrants and their attorneys. “Technically speaking, the public charge rule has not ended. It’s a cornerstone of ...Read More »
HILTON — A Hilton elementary school principal was charged with sexually abusing nine students during school in a case that prosecutors say goes back at least four years. Kirk Ashton, the longtime principal of Northwood Elementary School in Hilton, was ...Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS — The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd rested its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution’s ...Read More »
A federal judge declined to sanction attorneys for the city of Rochester who have failed to comply with discovery deadlines in a police brutality lawsuit. Plaintiff David Vann filed the complaint in May 2018 against the city of Rochester, the ...Read More »
When Phil LoNigro’s heart stopped beating as he officiated a scholastic football game last month on Long Island, the certified athletic trainers for the participating high schools rushed to his aid and helped save his life. Dan DeSimone of East ...Read More »
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — A prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between ...Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm problem due to his heart disease while being restrained by police, a retired forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, contradicting several experts ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died behind bars early Wednesday. He was 82. Madoff’s death at the Federal ...Read More »
Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP has announced the selection of its 2021 Diversity Scholars: Kristen Crow, a first-year student at the University at Buffalo School of Law and Snigdha Sharma, a second-year student at Temple University Beasley School of ...
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Harter Secrest & Emery LLP has announced that two scholarships have been awarded to two first-year law school students from the University at Buffalo School of Law as part of the firm’s Diversity Scholarship Program. The recipients are Niyobuhungiro Godfroid ...
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BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb and the city’s chief of police resigned Tuesday, moves that the mayor said he hoped would help ...Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS — The defense began its case Tuesday at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin, seizing on a 2019 confrontation between police and George Floyd in which Floyd suffered dangerously high blood pressure and confessed to heavy use ...Read More »