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Would-be Senate candidate disqualified

New York’s highest court has ruled that a Democratic contender for the state Senate isn’t eligible to run because he doesn’t meet the state’s five-year residency requirement. The Court of Appeals on Tuesday disqualified Steve Glickman because he registered to ...

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Court of Appeals reinstates suit against NYC cops

ALBANY — New York’s top court reinstated a civil lawsuit Tuesday against four New York City detectives accused of falsely arresting and maliciously prosecuting a woman whose lawyers say she was coerced into signing a false murder confession. Maria De ...

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Half-blood niece continues deportation fight

A Vietnamese woman living in Rochester is waiting for a ruling from the state Court of Appeals regarding the validity of her marriage to her half-uncle. If the court rules the marriage invalid by law, Huyen V. Nguyen could be ...

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State’s top court weighs online defamation claim

ALBANY — New York’s top court is weighing whether to reinstate a real estate broker’'s defamation claim against a rival business over anonymous comments posted on its website that said he mistreated his agents, failed to pay bills, made racist and anti-Semitic remarks and committed adultery.

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Right to Jury Trial: People v. Wells

New York Court of Appeals Right to Jury Trial Judicial Dismissal of Juror People v. Wells No. 218 Appealed from the Second Department Background: At trial, after some but not all jurors had been sworn, and while voir dire was ...

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Discovery: Gibbs v. St. Barnabas Hospital

New York Court of Appeals Discovery Failure to Respond Gibbs v. St. Barnabas Hospital No. 224 Appealed from the First Department Background: In this medical malpractice action, the plaintiff failed to serve a supplemental bill of particulars before the deadline ...

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