Schneiderman Seeks To Facilitate Lawsuits By Wrongful ConvictsNew York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has proposed revisions in state law, so that more people wrongfully convicted of crimes bring damage claims against the state.
Lawsuits Filed In Connection With Metro-North DerailmentThree survivors of the Metro-North derailment have filed lawsuits against the railroad.
Pine Bush Residents Rally In Protest After Anti-Semitic Bullying AllegationsNeighbors rallied in the Orange County municipality of Pine Bush Sunday night, saying the good name of their town has been besmirched following reports of anti-Semitic bullying at an area school.
Reports: Judge Rules Unpaid Interns Can't File Sex Harassment SuitsA 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.
Bloomberg: Restrictions On NYPD Would 'Undermine Public Safety'In his weekly radio address Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted two proposals that he said would “undermine public safety” by placing a yoke on the NYPD.
Backers To Push For Plan To Allow Anti-Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuits Without Quinn's SupportA proposal to make it easier to sue over police stop and frisks is setting has set a stage for an unusual drama in New York City politics, as backers said Wednesday they would press to get it passed despite opposition from City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
Report: Chelsea Wine Storage Facility Files For Bankruptcy After Post-Sandy LawsuitsA Chelsea facility that kept millions of dollars’ worth of wine has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of damage by Superstorm Sandy and subsequent lawsuits, according to published reports.
NYPD Paid Nearly $1 Billion To Settle LawsuitsThe fiancee and friends of an unarmed man killed in a 50-bullet police shooting said they wanted justice. The city did what it has done time and time again: pay.