SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. government on Wednesday to immediately cease enforcing the ban on openly gay members of the military, a move that could speed the repeal of the 17-year-old rule.
WASHINGTON , D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to let California regulate the sale or rental of violent video games to children, saying governments do not have the power to “restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed” despite complaints about graphic violence.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court says California cannot ban the rental or sale of violent video games to children. The high court agreed Monday with a federal court's decision to throw out California's ban on the sale or rental of violent video games to minors.
BUFFALO — New York's decades-old quest to tax the millions of cartons of cigarettes sold by Indian tribes to non-Native customers was revived on Tuesday after an appeals court lifted an order blocking collection of the $4.35-per-pack tax.
Taking aim at a U.S. Supreme Court ruling they say strips workers and consumers of their right to redress against powerful corporations, lawmakers in both houses have reintroduced the Arbitration Fairness Act, which would bar pre-dispute mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer and employment contracts and in civil rights disputes.
RIVERHEAD — A Suffolk county lawmaker on eastern Long Island wants to ban the sale of non-alcoholic energy drinks to anyone younger than 19. The proposal is believed to be the first in New York state.
ALBANY — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he reached a settlement with one of Albany’s most influential lobbyists that would ban her from appearing before the state comptroller for five years.
ALBANY — The New York Assembly has approved a temporary ban on “hydrofracking” and plans to return for more action following an overnight session that ended at about 4 a.m. The measure would ban hydraulic fracturing ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday allowed the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military to remain in place while a federal appeals court considers the issue.
Non-California residents must arbitrate claims alleging that AT&T improperly imposed certain monthly charges on its customers, the 10th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
Children’s products that contain bisphenol A would be prohibited in the state of New York under a bill that has been approved by the state Legislature and is awaiting the governor’s signature.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said a federal judge went too far when he banned the planting of genetically engineered alfalfa seeds after claims that the plants might harm the environment.
- 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.
- Fourth Department – Unlawful arrest: People v. Burke
- Fourth Department – Attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance: People v. Brown
- Second Circuit – Immigration: Paucar v. Garland
- N.Y. Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction
- NY board approves cannabis lawsuit settlements, paves way for retail dispensaries
- NY Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction because of illegal police search
- 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
- Manslaughter conviction reversed after appeals court finds insufficient evidence