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Task force urges limit on NSA snooping

WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday will make public a broad surveillance review board report recommending changes to the National Security Agency, including a proposal that the NSA’s collection of Americans’ telephone records be stored by telephone companies or ...

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Local leaders, Cuomo might talk money

The governor’s plan for a task force to address the fiscal issues facing local municipalities could be a help, if done right, according to some local leaders. The Wall Street Journal reported recently that the task force proposed by Gov. ...

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State Bar Association task force holding hearing on Family Court system

A New York State Bar Association task force studying the state’s Family Court system, placing particular emphasis on its impact on children and families, will convene the third of four statewide hearings on Thursday on Long Island. The Task Force ...

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NYSBA studies law firm ownership by nonlawyers

New York State Bar Association President Vincent E. Doyle III has created a task force to study whether nonlawyers should be allowed to own equity interest in law firms. The concept has been advanced for discussion by the Commission on ...

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Police: Body parts came from man linked to heist

A man’s foot and torso that washed up more than a decade ago at different locations on Lake Ontario have been identified as coming from a New York City boxer linked to the $7.4 million Rochester Brinks heist in 1993. ...

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NYSBA calls for arbitration center

To maintain its position as one of the world’s major centers for international legal matters, New York should establish a permanent center for international arbitration, as well as a council of international law firms to promote and advance New York law, recommends a report released Tuesday ...

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Future of the legal profession subject of state bar report

The New York State Bar Association has released what President Stephen P. Younger hopes is a blueprint for those in the profession to follow to adapt to change. The 120-page report, “Report of the Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession,” was released ...

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