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Supreme Court Rejects Bronx Church’s Plea To Allow After-Hours Worship At Public Schools

The Bronx Household Of Faith church says the city allows many groups to use school buildings after hours. But the city says that it risks blurring church-state separation if it allows worship services in public schools.

12/05/2011

NY Bar Association Says Salary Hikes For State Judges Are Too Small

“During the past 12 years, the cost of living increased by 40 percent, eroding judicial salaries,” said Vincent E. Doyle III, president of the lawyers’ group. Yet “judges’ salaries will have risen 27 percent over a 15-year period, far less than the projected inflation rate.”

08/27/2011

NY Supreme Court Judges To See First Pay Raise Since ’99

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said in an interview that it’s a good compromise in hard economic times.

08/26/2011

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Multiple Sclerosis Patient In New Jersey Appealing Marijuana Conviction

John Wilson, of Franklin Township in Somerset County, said he used the drug to treat his condition. However, he says he wasn’t allowed to tell that to the jury in his 2009 trial.

08/16/2011

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Clemens Accuses Prosecutors Of Provoking Mistrial

With his trial abruptly cut short, former baseball star Roger Clemens argued Friday that prosecutors intentionally goaded him into asking for a mistrial and asked a judge to throw out his indictment on charges of lying to Congress.

WFAN–07/29/2011

US Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Eliot Engel Calls On President Obama To Invoke 14th Amendment To Raise Debt Ceiling

US Representative Eliot Engel says compromise over the debt ceiling may not be achievable and says the president should act unilaterally.

07/27/2011

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Experts Say Clemens Likely To Go On Trial Again

Baseball star Roger Clemens’ battle against perjury charges likely is far from over and probably will be the subject of a second trial, according to many legal experts.

07/24/2011

Roger Clemens (R) and former Major League Baseball strength and conditioning coach Brian McNamee.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Won’t Revive Roger Clemens’ Suit Against Brian McNamee

The high court on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal from former Yankees star Roger Clemens, who has an upcoming perjury trial in Washington, regarding his former trainer Brian McNamee.

WFAN–06/28/2011

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NJ Senate GOP Considers Next Moves On Education

NJ Senate Republicans have been asked to consider taking a unified position on public education that includes removing the Supreme Court from school funding decisions.

05/29/2011

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Supreme Court Refuses Jets Fan’s ‘Spygate’ Lawsuit

The Supreme Court won’t review a decision throwing out a lawsuit stemming from the Patriots’ 2007 “Spygate” scandal. The high court on Monday refused to revive a Jets fan’s class-action lawsuit against their football archrivals and coach, Bill Belichick.

WFAN–03/07/2011

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal Over NYC Taxi Rule

The Supreme Court won’t let New York City force taxi operators to go green.

02/28/2011

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NJ High Court: Slapping Teen Children Not Child Abuse

Slapping a teenager or taking money from her paycheck to pay family bills is hardly admirable, but doesn’t constitute child neglect or abuse, the court ruled today.

01/27/2011

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A NY Jets Fan Wants The Supreme Court To Review “Spygate”

A New Jersey lawyer wants the nation’s top court to review his lawsuit stemming from the New England Patriots’ 2007 “Spygate” incident.

WFAN–12/30/2010

Elena Kagan

Kagan Says ‘Steep Learning Curve’ On Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says she is facing a “steep learning curve” in her first months on the bench as she is drafting her first opinions and trying to acclimate to life as a judge.

12/13/2010

Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NJ Supreme Court Won’t Block Black Bear Hunt

Supreme Court Justice Edwin Stern turned down a request by The Animal Protection League of New Jersey and the Bear Education and Resource Group to stop the six-day hunt.

12/04/2010

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