A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.
Pop music icons Daryl Hall and John Oates are not amused what they believe is an appropriate of their names by a Brooklyn-based granola maker.
A group of Bronx homeowners filed a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the city Department of Buildings did nothing to stop a contractor that goes by the name Bad Ass Inc. from building uninhabitable homes.
The New York City Department of Education plans to unveil some changes in disciplinary policy.
The battle lines are drawn as the Catholic church says it will fight efforts to legalize doctor-assisted suicide.
Christopher Loeb’s attorney said her 28-year-old client suffered great physical pain after he was beaten while in custody at Suffolk County Police Department in 2012.
Patients and doctors in support of the lawsuit are asking the court to declare patients facing the end of life have a right under the state Constitution to make autonomous decisions about their bodies.
Actress Lindsay Lohan and her mother Dina Lohan have filed a lawsuit accusing Fox News, TV host Sean Hannity and guest commentator Michelle Fields of defamation for claiming the actress and her mother did cocaine together.
Last month, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced no criminal charges would be filed in the case.
The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.
The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.
The plaintiffs in the lawsuits argue that job protections for teachers deprive students of a sound, basic education.
A federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday was reviewing the legality of the controversial NYPD religious surveillance program.
Attorney Jeffrey Lisabeth said a loving, hardworking police lieutenant became a different person before committing suicide with his service revolver.
The NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.