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Convicted officer seeks new trial

A former Auburn police officer convicted of numerous charges, including receiving bribes and several counts of official misconduct, is seeking a new trial. The combination of prosecutorial misconduct and erroneous judicial rulings denied Brian K. Hutchings a fair trial, his ...

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Corruption panel has more teeth, will it bite?

ALBANY — The new corruption commission pursuing misconduct in New York government has more teeth than its predecessor two decades ago, but skeptics say the test is whether it recycles rhetoric against persistent Albany corruption or actually bites anyone. The ...

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Civil Servant: Emmerling v. Town of Richmond

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Civil Servant Misconduct — Termination Emmerling v. Town of Richmond TP 11-00294 Appealed from the Supreme Court, Ontario County Background: The petitioner commenced an Article 78 proceeding seeking to annul the determination to terminate his employment ...

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Opinion 854

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Misconduct Reporting Opinion 854 Background: The inquirer was a former employee of a lawyer. The inquirer believed that his former employer failed to pay wages and premiums on employer-provided health insurance, overbilled clients, and misrepresented ...

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Unemployment Benefits: Matter of Lumbrazo v. Environmental Remediation Services Inc.

Appellate Division, Third Department Unemployment Benefits Disqualification — Misconduct Matter of Lumbrazo v. Environmental Remediation Services Inc. 509701 Appealed from the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board Background: The claimant worked as a job site supervisor for a demolition and remediation contractor.  ...

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