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Prosecutor in Kane case says accuser’s mom lied

BUFFALO — The prosecutor overseeing the sexual assault investigation of Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane says the accuser’s mother lied about finding an evidence bag in her doorway. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said during a news conference Friday ...

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Lawyer for Kane accuser abruptly quits over evidence bag

BUFFALO — The lawyer for a woman accusing Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of sexual assault abruptly quit the case Thursday night, saying he’s no longer comfortable representing the woman because of how her mother reported finding an evidence bag ...

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Fourth Department — Evidence: People v. Castor

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Evidence Uncharged Crimes People v. Castor KA 09-00469 Appealed from Onondaga County Court Background: The defendant was convicted after trial of second-degree murder and second-degree  attempted murder, in connection with her second husband and daughter, respectively. ...

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Courts weigh in on social media discovery

Lawyers still making their way along the learning curve of social media evidence may struggle to find guidance from court opinions. But two recent decisions with different results offer some clues on how to narrowly focus a discovery request to ...

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