BUFFALO — A 19th century schooner that lies at the bottom of Lake Erie belongs to New York state, not the salvagers who found it and want to raise and preserve it as a tourist attraction, a federal judge ruled.
A same-sex marriage valid under Canadian law must be recognized in a state probate case disposing of one of the spouse's assets, a New York appellate court has ruled in affirming judgment. The defendant and the decedent were married in Canada ...
It’s a fact: New York state isn’t growing much, and because of that lack of growth, the state has lost 16 congressional seats since 1950. Based on 2010 U.S. Census figures, the state is going to lose even more in 2012 when the seats are up for reelection.
Former Rep. Eric Massa and his tickle fights are so 2010. Eliot Spitzer? He’s two governors ago. With the shirtless photo sent to a woman he was trying to woo online, Rep. Chris Lee is the latest in a string of New York politicians whose misdeeds have riveted national attention.
ALBANY — A state audit showed Wednesday that 10 school districts in New York, including Rochester Central School District, paid nearly $239,000 to provide health insurance benefits for dead or ineligible retirees over nearly two years.
A key ruling earlier this year invalidating several portions of New York’s legal advertising rules as unconstitutional will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the case.
ALBANY — New York’s unemployment rate was 8.3 percent in November, holding almost steady compared to October and less than the 8.9 percent recorded a year earlier.
NEW YORK CITY — Gov. David A. Paterson today signed legislation establishing a special Commission on Judicial Compensation to review and recommend appropriate adjustments to judicial compensation for New York’s judges.
Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport welcomes a decision by the Department of Transportation to direct up to $7.3 million in additional funding for high-speed rail to New York.
A new report covering the flow of money between states and the federal government shows New York has been doling out more than its fair share in recent years.
ALBANY — A judge says New York must release records on substance abuse experiments on monkeys and other animals. The state's Office of Mental Health tried to block the Freedom of Information Act request ...
It costs the State of New York and its counties a lot of money to supervise people placed on probation. To help defray some of those costs, more counties are charging a monthly administration fee. The fee is supposed to be waived for indigent defendants ...
- Fourth Department – Mental Hygiene Law: Charles L. v. State of New York
- Second Circuit – Medicaid and Medicare certification: U.S. ex rel. Quartararo v. Cath. Health Sys. Of Long Island Inc.
- Fourth Department – Waiver of indictment: People v. King
- Fourth Department – Speedy trial: People v. Jordan
- Fourth Department – Rosario material: People v. Dennard
- Second Circuit – Magnuson-Stevens Act: State of New York v. Raimondo
- Fourth Department – Plea: People v. Davis
- Second Circuit – Revocation of minimum sentence: Bangs v. Walter William Smith, et al.
- Fourth Department – Relation-back doctrine: CHS Inc. v. Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, et al.
- Fourth Department – Unlawful arrest: People v. Burke
- Fourth Department – Attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance: People v. Brown
- Second Circuit – Immigration: Paucar v. Garland
- N.Y. Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction
- NY board approves cannabis lawsuit settlements, paves way for retail dispensaries
- NY Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction because of illegal police search
- NY Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction over ineffective counsel
- Split court affirms gun conviction, finding search and arrest were legal
- NY appeals court vacates drug conviction over illegal police search
- Split Court of Appeals strips Police Accountability Board of disciplinary power
- Manslaughter conviction reversed after appeals court finds insufficient evidence