Volkswagen took a major step toward resolving one of the darkest chapters in its history Wednesday, pleading guilty to an emissions-cheating scandal and agreeing to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil charges as the U.S. announced charges against five new individuals. As part of its settlement, VW pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, obstruction […]
The question of whether federal prosecutors should have the power to levy criminal charges against users who violate terms of service agreements of computers will likely receive U.S. Supreme Court review. In U.S. v. David Nosal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled last week against a Department of Justice interpretation of […]
Local attorney John R. Parrinello is scheduled to be back in Rochester City Court on March 5 for motions and a pre-trial conference. He appeared Wednesday before Judge Thomas Rainbow Morse on charges of criminal obstruction of breathing and second-degree harassment in connection with an alleged incident Jan. 3 in his Rochester office. Parrinello is […]
Forever is a foreign concept to a lot teens. Being old enough to get a driver’s license may seem like it will take forever, so they do not often recognize that things they post on the Internet may not only come back to haunt them ...
Criminal charges have been filed by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s office against Lamont Cooper, 38, formerly of Lancaster, for allegedly operating his Buffalo-based debt-collection agency while incarcerated in federal prison in Batavia on unrelated charges.
ALBANY — A special investigation has concluded that Gov. David Paterson’s testimony about his plans to pay for World Series tickets last year was “inaccurate and misleading” and warrants consideration of criminal charges by a prosecutor.
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- Second Circuit – Visual Artists Rights Act: Kerson v. Vermont Law School Inc.
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Former foreclosure referee: Opinion 22-157
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – College honorarium: Opinion 22-156
- Second Circuit – Reasonable accommodation: Tafolla v. Heilig
- Fourth Department – Labor Law: Primisch v. Peroxychem LLC
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial candidacy: Opinion 22-155
- Fourth Department – Defamation: Lavine v. Glavin
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Law clerk: Opinion 22-154
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Review of another judge’s actions: Opinion 22-153
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Charitable contributions: Opinion 22-150
- Second Circuit – Class action settlement: Moses v. The New York Times Company
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- Fourth Department affirms $400K judgment in contract dispute
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