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Gregory Seabrook (credit: CBS 2)

Plaintiffs In FDNY Discrimination Suit Ask About Noose

“It has racial overtones. It really does. My parents grew up in the south and we heard stories over the years,” said Greg Seabrook.

01/13/2012

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Ex-Couple Settles Dispute Over Dog In Manhattan Civil Court

Le Conte’s parents gave him the dog while the couple lived together in 2009. After the two broke up in December 2010, Lee took care of Bubkas for about two months, including while Le Conte was traveling in August.

12/29/2011

NY Lawyer Jason Goldfarb Sentenced To 3 Years For Insider Trading

U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan also ordered Goldfarb to pay a $32,500 fine — the amount he was paid for his role in the scheme — and to forfeit more than $1 million, the amount traders made with illegal tips Goldfarb helped to arrange.

08/19/2011

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Jacoby And Meyers Sues Over Ban On Non-Lawyer Law Firm Investment

Andrew Finkelstein, a partner with the law firm, said that by tapping into outside sources of funds, the firm could deliver legal services to clients at a lower price. Also, he argued that the rules were unconstitutional.

06/06/2011

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Borough President Fined $2,000

The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board said both Marty Markowitz and chief of staff Carlo Scissura acknowledged that their conduct violated the city’s conflicts of interest law.

02/08/2011

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Lawyer Hopes To Free Innocent Inmates In New Jersey

Leslie Risinger is heading up the last resort exoneration project thru Seton Hall Law School, helping prison inmates who were wrongly convicted.

02/04/2011

A scientist removes a letter from an envelope containing Anthrax sent to Senator Pat Leahy in 2001 - Photo: FBI via AP

Anthrax Threat Suspect Returning To Connecticut

The man charged with sending more than 50 death, anthrax, and bomb threat letters across the country.

09/24/2010

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Wife In NY Hotel Killing Seeks Free Lawyer

Court documents showed Narcisa Novack of Fort Lauderdale was requesting court-appointed counsel to replace her private lawyer.

09/15/2010