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COA re-instates defamation suit against SU and Boeheim


Statements Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim made about two men who accused his assistant of sexually molesting them as boys in the 1980s were not merely opinion, the Court of Appeals has ruled. The state’s highest court, in a decision ...

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Judge denies ESPN request to dismiss suit

ALBANY (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by ESPN to dismiss a libel suit filed by the wife of former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine. Laurie Fine accused the sports cable television network of libel ...

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Fourth Dept.: Boeheim comments ruled ‘nonactionable opinion’

Two men who filed a defamation suit against Syracuse University head basketball Coach James Boeheim failed to state a cause of action, an appeals court has ruled. The Appellate Division, Fourth Department on Friday affirmed a lower court’s decision dismissing ...

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Boeheim accusers trying to reinstate suit

Two men who claimed a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach molested them as children are seeking to have their defamation suit against head Coach James Boeheim re-instated. Stepbrothers Robert Davis and Michael Lang, former ball boys for the Syracuse University ...

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Study finds growing backlog for SSA disability hearing

The latest study by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) research center at Syracuse University found that despite the progress it made in recent years, the Social Security Administration is once again facing an increasing backlog of pending cases at its 60 nationwide hearing locations.

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Assistant PD taking leave to teach at SU

Erik R. Teifke, a Monroe County special assistant public defender, has been appointed a practitioner-in-residence at the Syracuse University College of Law. He will be the director of the college’s Criminal Defense Clinic for one year beginning in early July.

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Eminent Domain: Matter of Syracuse University v. Project Orange Associates Services Corp.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Eminent Domain Incidental Public Benefit Matter of Syracuse University v. Project Orange Associates Services Corp. 208 EDPL 207, Proceeding initiated in the Fourth Department Background: Syracuse University commenced this original proceeding pursuant to EDPL 207 seeking ...

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