Zachary Carter to Head New York’s Law Department

New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has announced the selection of former U.S. attorney, Zachary Carter, as the city’s new corporation counsel and head of its law department.

Underscoring the importance of the city attorney in De Blasio’s administration, he said in a news conference...

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Federal Court in New York Upholds the SAFE Act

Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny in Buffalo has found the SAFE Act, New York’s gun control law to be constitutional, but has struck down the limit imposed on magazines. The court held that the SAFE Act restriction on limiting magazines to only seven bullets was invalid though the law, ...

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Annual Association of American Law Schools Meeting Held Last Week

The Association of American Law Schools held its annual meeting last week in New York, discussing declining law school enrollment and law school graduates’ struggles to find jobs, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Enrollment for first-year law students in 2013 dropped to nu...

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Prank Involving ‘Devil Baby’ Frightens New Yorkers

By now you have seen the horrific commercials promoting the new movie “Devil’s Due.” The commercials are quite scary and tout the movie that is scheduled to be released this weekend across the country, according to The Huffington Post.

A has been making its way around the web featurin...

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Two Top Attorneys of Lanier Law Firm to Assume New Roles


The Lanier law firm has announced new roles for its two top attorneys in New York, Richard D. “Rick” Meadow and Evan M. Janush. Th...

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West NY Law Firm Sets Up Base in Corning

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a law firm claimed to be within the 20 largest law firms in West New York, is expanding its base to Corning. The Rochester base firm has more than 3...

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FBI Thwarts Plan to Fraudulently Obtain Union Job for Son of Mafia Leader

A criminal complaint was unsealed on Thursday in a federal court, Eastern District of New York, charging five men in conspiring to obtain a union card and employment at Hudson News...

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