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Feb 21, 2017

Commentary: Spring cleaning for your delinquent clients

Spring is not too far around the corner. And during spring, you can’t escape those killer dust bunnies. They lurk in corners, growing larger and more ominous with time. And eventually, no matter how frightening, you have to deal with them. That is what spring cleaning is all about — getting rid of those dust […]

Jan 12, 2017

Collections litigation: Taking the ‘happy’ out of ‘sue happy’

You became a lawyer because trial law enthralled you. Ever since you saw “Perry Mason” reruns, you wanted to be in front of that judge and jury, fighting for your clients and justice. But did you ever think that you might be in the courtroom as a plaintiff, fighting against your clients and trying to […]

Oct 8, 2014

NFL owners approve sale of Bills to Pegulas

NEW YORK (AP) — Admitting it was a dream come true, Terry Pegula and wife Kim were unanimously approved by NFL owners Wednesday as new owners of the Buffalo Bills. The Pegulas, who already own the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres, expect the sale to be finalized by the end of the week. “This is a significant […]

Oct 8, 2014

NFL probes Bills laser pointer complaint

BUFFALO (AP) — The NFL is attempting to shed light on who allegedly shined a laser pointer at Buffalo Bills players at Detroit’s Ford Field last weekend. League spokesman Michael Signora says the NFL is investigating the Bills’ complaint and attempting to identify the person responsible. Quarterback Kyle Orton and holder Colton Schmidt said they […]

May 29, 2014

Lawmakers unveil 25 bills to curb heroin use

ALBANY (AP) — New York schools could be equipped with an opioid antidote and patients taking certain pain medications would be limited to a 10-day supply under new legislation proposed Wednesday to fight the rise of heroin and bolster treatment of addicts. The Senate’s Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction released 25 bills […]

Sep 30, 2013

Cuomo signs bills to protect victims

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed two bills that will further shield children from sexual offenders and protect victims of domestic violence. The first bill restricts the parental rights of convicted sexual offenders when a child is born as a result of sexual assault. The second bill gives certain employees of local and state correctional […]

Jul 20, 2012

Legislators urge changes in drunken boater laws

WANTAGH — Several New York officials are urging stricter laws and enforcement when it comes to drunken boating.   State Sen. Charles Fuschillo and Assemblyman David McDonough say they are introducing several bills in the state Legislature.   They were joined at a press conference Thursday on Long Island by the family of a man […]

May 31, 2012

Innocence Project, NYSBA call for action

The New York State Bar Association and the Innocence Project on Wednesday urged state lawmakers to pass reform legislation that could significantly reduce the likelihood of innocent New Yorkers going to prison for crimes they did not commit.   Two pending bills would require police agencies to videotape all custodial interrogations and adopt a more […]

Oct 18, 2011

Wireless carriers must address bill overages

After many consumers complained of unexpected charges on their wireless phone bill, the Federal Communications Commission initially proposed new rules to help address the situation. However, due to the efforts of the wireless phone company trade association (CTIA) ...

May 17, 2011

Legislature eyes move to paperless governing

ALBANY — Legislative bills in Albany can be stacked several feet thick on lawmakers' desks every day of session, voted on, and then dumped mostly unread into trash and recycling bins. The cost of printing bills alone is $13 million a year.

May 11, 2010

Confirmation will stall delayed bills

First it was the health care bill. Now it is the financial reform package. And soon, authors and advocates of key pieces of legislation important to lawyers will face yet another obstacle to getting those bills to a final vote: the confirmation process for Elena Kagan ...

Apr 19, 2010

Construction groups sue

The construction industry hopes the courts will get the state to pay its bills. A coalition of construction groups on Friday filed a suit in New York State Supreme Court in Albany, charging ...

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