The final outcome of the race for Monroe County Court may not be decided until next week when absentee ballots are counted. The margin between the third and fourth highest vote getters in a six-way race for three open seats is close enough ...
Candidates running for judicial office are limited in what they can say during their campaigns, but sometimes those limits are tested. The Bar Association of Erie County believes a campaign by Republican Kenneth F. Case ...
NEW YORK CITY — Burton B. Roberts, the outspoken judge who was the model for the cranky jurist in “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” has died. He was 88. The Hebrew Home for the Aged in the Bronx said Monday that Roberts, a resident there, died Sunday.
NEW YORK CITY — A federal appeals court says a former traffic court judge must lose his law license for going on a date with a defendant and then ruling in her favor. Michael Dorsky worked for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Garden City, Long Island.
NEW YORK CITY — An appeals court has thrown out a robbery conviction because a New York judge called a defense lawyer “a clown” and “silly” in front of the jury. The appeals panel ruled Tuesday ...
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.
U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer announced Tuesday that he is recommending Monroe County District Attorney Michael C. Green to President Barack Obama to serve as a judge in the Western District of New York.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Part listening, part cajoling, an innovative approach to resolving medical malpractice cases could become a model for courts around the country thanks to a pioneering judge who invested his own time in learning about medicine.
The New York State Senate on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm Kelly Christine Wolford as Monroe County Court judge. Judge Wolford will begin her new role May 10.
Southern District of New York Judge Denny Chin was confirmed Thursday by the U.S. Senate for a seat on the Second Circuit bench. Judge Chin will assume the seat held by Judge O. Rogeriee Thompson ...
NEW YORK CITY — Jurors are weighing a criminal case against a suspended New York City judge accused of breaking campaign-finance laws to win her seat.
- 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