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"This is the year to reform the Rockefeller drug laws," Gov. David Paterson has just finished saying Tuesday morning in Albany. He stands before a crowd of hundreds
Last Updated (Wednesday, May 22, 2013 02:57 PM)
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A woman at an anti-eviction block party in Bergen Hill, Brooklyn
The New York Court of Appeals has ended years of litigation with its recent decision that the
Last Updated (Wednesday, May 22, 2013 02:49 PM)
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For decades, activists have pressed leaders in New York State to repeal laws that mandate long sentences for drug offenders. The legislature has made some
Last Updated (Wednesday, May 22, 2013 02:41 PM)
Metro North Owners LLC v Sonya Thorpe appears, at first, to be a typical New York City landlord-tenant case. But it has resulted in an atypical dismissal of the eviction
Last Updated (Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:23 AM)
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The United States Court of Appeals in New York has upheld the sentence imposed by a federal judge although it was stiffer than the guidelines
Who would have guessed that our former governor would be caught up in a prostitution scandal or that Wall Street would have crumbled so dramatically?
The prominent New Yorkers we asked
The two top federal prosecutors in New York City soon may be pondering their next career moves, especially if voters put a Democrat in the White House. If tradition holds,
In the wake of another construction fatality last week, the City Council passed three bills Thursday aimed at increasing safety at building sites with cranes, including increasing coordination between operators
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After Rashawn Handsome of Brooklyn was arrested for keeping three handguns in a sneaker box in his apartment -- without any license for them -- his Legal
The buildings department just might be Mayor Michael Bloomberg's brooding, dark shadow -- he can't seem to escape the destruction that plagues it.
Already in the first six months of