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Baseball, law make for homerun of a career

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For every double off the leftfield wall at Frontier Field that brings fans to their feet comes the behind-the-scenes work resolving liability issues that results in an award-winning, ahead-of-the-curve, allergy-free, gluten-free section of the stadium the Rochester Red Wings call ...

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Law OKs testing to limit snowmobile noise

ALBANY — New York has established new standards for measuring snowmobile noise and identifying sleds that can be ticketed for being too loud. The law, approved late Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, took effect immediately. Both central New York sponsors ...

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NY near deal to require coaches to report abuse

ALBANY — New York Senate leader Dean Skelos saidthe Legislature is close to a deal on a law to require college coaches, professors and others to report sex abuse.   The Senate majority leader tells The Associated Press that what’s ...

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New blog is law course

Earlier this year, educational text book publisher Cengage rolled out a new educational tool for college students called the KnowNow Blog. The blog’s authors are three prominent attorney author/teachers from around the country, including Brighton Town Justice and Monroe Community ...

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Cyberbullying law enacted in Erie Co.

Cyberbullying, or the use of an electronic device for harassing or bullying a minor or student, is now an unclassified misdemeanor in Erie County, punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and/or up to one year in prison. Erie ...

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U of R lecture to focus on law, psychiatry

Washington, D.C., attorney Richard Taranto will speak on “Law at the Edge of Psychiatry” on Wednesday at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Taranto, a partner in the firm Farr & Taranto, is a U.S. Supreme Court and Appellate Court attorney ...

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Law and law schools must change

The other day, my 5-year-old proudly proclaimed that he wanted to be a veterinarian. Despite the fact that I practice and teach law, I breathed a sigh of relief at what seemed to be a well-founded choice. Pets proliferate and ...

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Future of immigration law uncertain

Could laws like Alabama’s new legislation restricting illegal immigration complicate how immigration law is practiced in the United States? Yes, say some local experts – but the law’s future remains uncertain.

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2011 Survey of Florida Law Update at MCBA

The latest version of the Survey of Florida Law Update recorded programs is available at the Monroe County Bar Center for Education so attorneys licensed in Florida can earn Florida continuing education credit more easily. The 2011 tapes were recently ...

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Justice Morris combines legal principles and Harry Potter

Brighton Town Court justice, author, Monroe Community College professor and Girl Scout leader Karen Morris said she started reading J.K. Rowling’s famous Harry Potter series because she likes to stay informed about the things that interested both students and Scouts alike.

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