NY Unveils New Pro Bono Requirement For LawyersThe requirement, aimed at helping fill the legal needs of New York's poor, will apply next year to first- and second-year law students. The work can be done anywhere in the U.S. or in a foreign country.
Court: NJ Can End State Health Insurance Coverage For Legal Immigrants An appeals court ruled the Legislature did not overstep its authority by allowing the Human Services to end coverage for nearly 12,000 immigrants enrolled in the state's FamilyCare program.
Some Residents Say Rep. Rangel Should GoRangel's fall from grace came in the very space he built a legacy, in the halls of Congress, where colleagues called him out for corruption.
Ethics Panel Recommends Censure For RangelThe House ethics committee's chief counsel has recommended that Rep. Charles Rangel be censured in connection with a finding that he engaged in improper financial and fundraising conduct.
Punishment Phase For Rangel Set For ThursdayRangel, who has been without a defense team for weeks, can waive the hearing and ask the committee to deliberate his punishment.
Report: Rangel Used PAC Money To Pay LawyersCongressman Charlie Rangel’s house ethics trial will begin on Monday, but the Harlem representative might have more trouble brewing.
NY To Hold Lawyers Accountable On ForeclosuresThe move comes amid an uproar over revelations that mortgage lenders nationwide cut corners on paperwork and legal procedure as they moved to seize millions of homes.
L.I. Shooting Spree Suspect Competent For TrialNassau County Judge David Ayres said Wednesday that pretrial hearings in Kim Wolfe's case could begin as soon as October.
Defendant Too Hurt For Trial Spotted At Mets GameLawyers for Joseph Olivieri had told a federal judge that injuries from a boating accident left him unable to sit through an October trial.
Rangel, Lawyers Talk SettlementRep. Charles Rangel attempted a last-minute plea deal Tuesday to head off a House ethics trial that could embarrass him and damage Democrats.