NEW YORK — Former top U.S. officials can be held liable for the abuse of hundreds of detainees rounded up after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks for minor immigration violations, a federal appeals court said Wednesday, citing the importance of the rule of law even in times of crisis. The U.S. Court of Appeals for […]
All courts throughout the eight-county Seventh Judicial District on Thursday commemorated the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a moment of silence before the start of the daily court calendars, honoring nearly 3,000 people who died 13 years ago. Specifically recognized were three Office of Court Administration officers killed in the attacks: […]
LOWVILLE — Authorities have charged a northern New York woman and her boyfriend because the woman’s 2-year-old daughter used their cellphones to dial 911 a total of 15 times last month. Village of Lowville Police Officer Matthew Martin said the 23-year-old mother and her 33-year-old boyfriend told him they tried to keep their phones away […]
A new option for Verizon customers who need to contact 911 is available through texting to 911, which will especially help the deaf and hard-of-hearing communities who rely on TTY or video relay to contact emergency dispatchers. The new service was announced Monday by Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and […]
The New York State Unified Court System today planned to commemorate the 11-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. A 1 p.m. program at the Albany County Courthouse will include a tribute to the court officers who perished in the rescue efforts: Capt. William Harry Thompson, Sgt. Thomas Jurgens and Sgt. Mitchel […]
NEW YORK — Despite no specific terrorism threats against the city, the New York Police Department will deploy thousands of extra police officers for the observance of the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, officials said Wednesday.
A public ceremony to observe the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at Roberts Wesleyan College. The event moves from an outdoor color guard to an indoor prayer-and-song service ...
The official New York State Sept. 11 Memorial Flag was unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the September 11 Memorial & Museum. The flag will be raised in honor of the victims and the countless first responders ...
NEW YORK CITY — Lawyers representing 9/11 families are asking a federal judge to find Iran culpable in the Sept. 11 terror attacks, saying new evidence shows Iranian officials had advanced word of the attacks and helped train the hijackers.
(Dolan Media Newswires) — Legislation approved by Congress to provide health care to first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks includes a measure that caps attorney fees at 10 percent of the claimant’s compensation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Homeland Security Department is proposing to discontinue the color-coded terror alert system that became a symbol of the country’s post-9/11 jitters. The 8-year-old system, with its rainbow of five colors — from green, signif ...ying a low threat, to red, meaning severe
NEW YORK CITY — A trial seen as a test case for civilian prosecutions of Guantanamo detainees ended with a split verdict, giving ammunition for both sides in a debate over whether other suspected terrorists like self-professed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed should follow.
- Second Circuit – Plea agreements: Cook v. United States
- Fourth Department: Statute of limitations: Marino v. Weiler
- Fourth Department – Nail and mail service: Rebutting presumption of service L&W Supply Corporation v. Built-Rite Drywall Corp, et al
- Fourth Department – Mental Hygiene Law: Charles L. v. State of New York
- Second Circuit – Medicaid and Medicare certification: U.S. ex rel. Quartararo v. Cath. Health Sys. Of Long Island Inc.
- Fourth Department – Waiver of indictment: People v. King
- Fourth Department – Speedy trial: People v. Jordan
- Fourth Department – Rosario material: People v. Dennard
- Second Circuit – Magnuson-Stevens Act: State of New York v. Raimondo
- Fourth Department – Plea: People v. Davis
- Second Circuit – Revocation of minimum sentence: Bangs v. Walter William Smith, et al.
- Fourth Department – Relation-back doctrine: CHS Inc. v. Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, et al.
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- N.Y. Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction
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- NY Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction over ineffective counsel
- Split court affirms gun conviction, finding search and arrest were legal
- NY appeals court vacates drug conviction over illegal police search
- Split Court of Appeals strips Police Accountability Board of disciplinary power