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New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

Steve Tuttle, vice president of communications for Taser International, demonstrates one of the company's body cameras for The Associated Press during a company-sponsored conference hosted by Taser at the California Highway Patrol Headquarters in Sacramento, Calif., in mid-February. Taser, the stun-gun maker, has become a leading supplier of body cameras for police and has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices. AP Images

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record ...

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Tri-County Bar Association committee rates nominees for the Court of Appeals

The Tri-County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee, which is composed of selected members from the Bar Association of Erie County, Monroe County Bar Association and the Onondaga County Bar Association, has sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo with the ...

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Facebook takes search warrant challenge to top court

Facebook and Manhattan prosecutors went to New York state’s highest court Tuesday to settle a legal dispute over search warrants for users’ accounts, a closely watched case with big implications for online privacy. An attorney for Facebook told the judges ...

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Social Media Law: NY high court to rule on Facebook and warrants

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Can Facebook and similar entities protect user data from sweeping government searches? On Tuesday, the New York Court of Appeals hears oral argument on this issue in the case of In re 381 Search Warrants Directed to Facebook, Inc. I ...

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Trials & Tribulations: Court of Appeals upholds decision denying NYC qualified immunity

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On Dec. 22, the Court of Appeals upheld the trial court and Second Department, Appellate Division’s decisions, finding New York City liable in negligence for failing to adequately study and correct a documented speeding problem on a city street, which ...

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NY court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids

ALBANY — New York’s highest court expanded the definition of parenthood Tuesday by ruling that former same-sex couples may seek visitation and custody of children even when they aren’t the biological or adoptive parent. The Court of Appeals decision resolves ...

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