22, Oct 2014 - UBS sues Croatia in U.S. over $45 mln in Yugoslavia-era debt
UBS AG sued Croatia in New York federal court on Friday, claiming the republic owes it $45 million in principal and interest on defaulted debt assumed after the breakup of Yugoslavia. According to the lawsuit, Yugoslavia issued the debt in 1988 as part of a series of restructurings, as the country tried to keep its struggling economy afloat. In 2001, the country's remaining external debt was ...
21, Oct 2014 - Two sentenced on federal marijuana charges
ERIE â€” Two New York state men were sentenced in federal court in Erie on Monday for their involvement in a marijuana growing operation on the Allegheny National Forest in 2012.
12, Oct 2014 - Columbia, NY Conservative Book Of The Month: Brian Aitken Names Names In Searing New Memoir
NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010 Brian Aitken's life was turned violently upside down when he was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned in the State of New Jersey. Four years later he has written a book about his experience as a pokerchip in Michael Bloomberg's multi-million dollar game to criminalize gun owners. The book release comes on the ...
12, Oct 2014 - Trenton Lee Stewart to judge the Arkansas Times Fiction Contest
We here at the Arkansas Times are very excited to announce Trenton Lee Stewart as the Guest Judge for our 2014 Fiction Contest . A graduate of Hendrix College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Stewart is the author of the New York Times best-selling "Mysterious Benedict Society" series as well as the Arkansas-set "Flood Summer" As we explained last week , we're looking for original short stories ...
12, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY Another Voice: New rules streamline courts in the stateâ€™s Commercial Division
This week saw the arrival of the most significant changes for the New York State court systemâ€™s Commercial Division since it â€śopened for businessâ€ť in Erie County in June 1999.
11, Oct 2014 - Harris, NY No Death Penalty For Father Whose Son Died In Hot Car In Georgia
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart wonâ€™t face charges in connection with the on-track death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr., a New York district attorney announced Wednesday. Stewart, a three-time NASCAR top series champion, was driving a dirt-track car when the right rear tire hit Ward, who was walking on the track as cars slowly [â€¦]
05, Apr 2014 - Fourth Interim Distribution of Recovered Funds in Global Madoff SIPA Liquidation Will Total $349 Mi
Irving H. Picard, the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS) filed a motion today in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking approval for an allocation of recoveries to the BLMIS Customer Fund and an authorization for a fourth pro rata interim distribution from the ...
05, Apr 2014 - Kings, NY Incarcerated Monarch Release Plan Enrages Community
By Saharareporters, New York The people of the Abavo community of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta state are angry over what they call, â€śthick plans,â€ť to release Mr. Uche Irenuma, the dethroned monarch of the kingdom, from prison. The incarcerated former monarch is at the center of a controversial series of events that rocked the community in January that left more than 10 homes burned ...
04, Apr 2014 - Lackawanna, NY Saajid Badat to testify at New York trial of bin Laden spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith
Saajid Badat will testify live via videotape from London at the New York trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith about his experiences with al-Qaida after 9/11.
03, Apr 2014 - New York, NY Possible video deposition a topic at NY A-Rod case
NEW YORK (AP) Alex Rodriguez' lawyers want to keep a lid on potential video of him being questioned in his lawsuit against a New York Yankees team doctor, and a judge indicated Tuesday they might have valid concerns about sensitive medical queries becoming fodder for online sensation.
03, Apr 2014 - Erie, NY NYS Supreme Court upholds step fatherâ€™s conviction
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita says the New York State Supreme Court will uphold the conviction of a man MoreÂ Â»
01, Apr 2014 - New York man sentenced for Pike County robberies
A Watertown, N.Y., man was sentenced to more than six years in prison for his involvement in four robberies of convenience stores in Milford and Matamoras in April and May 2011, according to federal officials.
12, Sep 2013 - Washington, NY READER SUBMITTED: Man Exonerated From Murder Charge To Kick Off "Dilemmas Of Justice" Lec
Fernando Bermudez, who was released from a New York prison in 2009 after serving 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, will present "The Price of Being Wrong" which will kick off the "Dilemmas of Justice" lecture series at Quinnipiac University at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24 in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, on the Mount Carmel Campus. This event is free and open to the ...
02, Apr 2012 - Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra sentenced to prison in car theft case
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former New York Mets star and World Series hero Lenny Dykstra was sentenced to three years in state prison on Monday, following an October no contest plea to grand theft auto charges. The 49-year-old ex-ballplayer was sentenced after a Los Angeles Superior Court judge rejected a request by his defense attorneys to withdraw the plea and fight the charges at trial. ...
26, Jan 2012 - New York Attorney Joel Walter, A Member of The Department Of State's Hague Convention Attorney
Joel S. Walter, a prominent New York State attorney with 40 years of experience practicing complex legal cases primarily in federal court, and a member of the Department of State's 'Hague Convention Attorney Network' and a director of the I CARE Foundation is urging fellow lawyers to join the 'Hague Convention Attorney Network' in order to assist defenseless children who are targeted for ...