ALBANY — The New York Assembly has passed legislation that allows police to stop and ticket motorists for texting while driving. Under the bill, police would be able to stop drivers for that offense alone.
In an effort to help navigate the gap between law, health care and community services for low-income patients and their hospitals, a consortium of Western New York schools and nonprofit agencies is bringing the Medical Legal Partnership to the Buffalo area.
In a rising trend, states across the country are enacting and considering legislation addressing the privacy risks associated with digital office equipment like copiers, hard drives and even smartphones.
The Village of Brockport’s 2008 law permitting property searches to check for building code violations is constitutional. The Appellate Division, Fourth Department has ruled that a village law passed in 2008 ...
As a criminal defense attorney, Robert Tucker has seen a lot of teenagers in trouble. What troubles him is how little they and their parents know about the law and the serious, potentially life-long consequences their actions may have.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Declaring that members of the military will no longer be asked to lie, President Barack Obama fulfilled a campaign promise Wednesday and signed a landmark law repealing the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the armed services.
ALBANY — Gov. David A. Paterson is set to sign into law today tougher penalties on bosses who illegally withhold workers' pay, though it won't affect wages this holiday season.
Two people in Monroe County are facing charges under a new domestic violence law that singles out strangulation as a specific crime. Less than a week after the law went into effect, Greece Police collared the first arrest in Monroe County ...
The New York State Bar Association held a special panel Friday for managing partners of law firms from across the region as part of an initiative to plan for the future of the legal profession...
Be too entertaining and you lose credibility. Be too dry and jurors’ eyes roll back in their heads.
The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities is set to host a conference “Race, Law and the Courts: Framing the Discussion for a Post Racial America” today in Manhattan.
Should the defendants’ motion to strike the plaintiff’s demand for a jury trial be granted≠ This was the issue before New York State Supreme Court Judge Thomas A. Stander in B. Thomas Golisano v. Hudson Hotels Corp., Hudson Hotels Trust, Hudson Hotels Properties Corp., HH Bridge, LP., M,L,R.&R, E. Anthony Wilson and Richard E. Sands. […]
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