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Court Denies Union Appeal In Stop-And-Frisk Case

The NYPD stop-and-frisk policy may have been dealt a final blow, as a federal appeals court on Friday refused a request by police unions to reexamine the issue.

10/31/2014

Cheerleaders from Clarkstown North High School (credit: CBS 2)

New York State Board Of Regents Deems Cheerleading A Sport

New York state education officials voted Tuesday to recognize competitive cheerleading as an interscholastic sport, in an effort to improve safety and coaching standards.

04/29/2014

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Reports: Judge Rules Unpaid Interns Can’t File Sex Harassment Suits

A federal judge has ruled that unpaid interns do not have the legal standing to bring sexual harassment claims against their employers, according to published reports.

10/09/2013

A Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" is seen on Thursday, June 20, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Judge Shuts Down City’s Taxi Of Tomorrow Project

The city has vowed to appeal, after the Taxi of Tomorrow project was shut down by a judge who said the city was going beyond its legal authority.

10/08/2013

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City Reverses Fine Against Man Who Rented Out Space Through Airbnb

The City of New York has reversed a $2,400 fine against a man who rented out his apartment on the vacation rental site Airbnb.

09/28/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Expected To Fight Ruling Allowing For Same-Sex Marriage In N.J.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signaled that he will fight a ruling that ordered the State of New Jersey to begin granting same-sex marriage licenses.

09/28/2013

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De Blasio: Quinn’s Legal Filing To Implement Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Is ‘Desperate’

In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.

09/03/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn: Court-Ordered Changes To Stop-And-Frisk Should Start Now

City officials have filed notice to appeal the ruling against the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy, but City Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants court-mandated changes to go ahead regardless.

08/17/2013

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Judge: 143-Foot Office Building Can Be Built On The Palisades

Opponents plan to appeal a judge’s ruling in favor of constructing a new office tower in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., in what some argue would ruin the pristine view of the Palisades.

08/10/2013

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Federal Government To Comply With Order Allowing Morning After Pill For All Ages

The federal government on Monday told a judge in Brooklyn that it will reverse course, and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.

06/10/2013

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Reports: Judge Rules That NYU Expansion Can Go Ahead

A judge has ruled in favor of NYU, and against angry Greenwich Village residents, in a lawsuit to stop the massive expansion plan by the university, according to published reports.

03/19/2013

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Appeals Court Rules NYCHA Can Evict Tenants Who Violate Income Requirement

The ruling from the New York State Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s ruling that the drastic penalty was likely to leave a woman and her three young children homeless.

02/14/2013

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Appeals Court Leaning Toward Reversing Ruling Allowing For Worship In NYC Schools

No ruling has been issued, but a federal appeals panel signaled Monday that it was leaning toward reversing a decision by a lower court that allowed for after-hours worship services in New York City public schools.

11/19/2012

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No Pension For Ex-Paterson Mayor Martin Barnes

Officials have told a former New Jersey mayor who pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion and mail fraud charges that he’s not entitled to his pension.

12/08/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at a town hall meeting - Cape May, NJ - Apr 12, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

N.J. Supreme Court Orders State To Give Schools More Money

The New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.

05/24/2011