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New York State Courts: New York's state court system is one of the most complex in the nation. New York's trial courts include location-based courts such as New York Town and Village Justice Courts, New York City Courts, and Criminal and Civil Courts in the city of New York. There are also limited jurisdiction courts including Surrogate's Court (which handles probate/estate matters,) and Family Court. New York's District Courts and Courts of Claims hear a variety of civil cases. New York small claims cases are also heard in District Court. The next level of the New York court system includes the Supreme Court and County Courts, and above these are the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and the state's highest court is the New York Court of Appeals. The New York State Unified Court System provides several online databases through their ECourts website, where you can look up information regarding various New York court cases. These can be found at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/ecourtsMain. If you're trying to view someone's criminal record in New York, you can search for that here. You can also find information regarding New York court documents in Family, Housing, and some other civil cases.
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31, Oct 2014 - Special Report: U.S. visa program for crime victims is hit-or-miss prospect
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31, Oct 2014 - Bronx, NY ‘Broken Windows’ and the New York Police
Michael Greenberg A reasonable way to assess the broken windows style of policing is to ask: What have been its benefits to New Yorkers over the past twenty years? And if some have benefited, do they include the poor who bear the brunt of violent crime?
31, Oct 2014 - Erie, NY Western NY man found guilty in 1979 wife killing
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A 60-year-old western New York man was found guilty Friday in the stabbing death of his estranged wife in 1979. An Erie County Court jury found Michael Rodriguez guilty of second-degree murder after three hours of deliberations, said New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
31, Oct 2014 - Suffolk, NY US court — NY 7-Eleven operators exploited undocumented Filipino, Pakistani workers
SAN FRANCISCO -- Five 7-Eleven franchise owners pleaded guilty to knowingly hiring undocumented aliens, many of them Filipinos, stealing their earnings and forcing them to live in miserable conditions in various houses in Suffolk County, Long Island, according to court papers.   The defendants skimmed a total of $2.6 million that was owed to the workers, according to a New York Post report on ...
31, Oct 2014 - Bronx, NY Woman sentenced for role in cocaine distribution
A New York woman was sentenced to 15 months in prison for conspiring to sell cocaine in Westminster with at least one other individual.
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31, Oct 2014 - Hunter, NY US court lets US group challenge Modi immunity
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) : A US court has asked a human rights group to respond by Nov 4 to the US government's "suggestion of immunity" in a case against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleged crimes against humanity.
31, Oct 2014 - Reproductive-rights group asks court to block law
A New York-based reproductive rights group is asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to block a law that would require abortion providers to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when abortions...
31, Oct 2014 - The Klein Law Group Publishes Article in The New York Employee Advocate on Workers’ Compensation
The New York Employee Advocate, a publication of the National Employment Lawyers Association/New York, has published an article by Darren Rumack, associate of the Klein Law Group . (PRWeb October 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12262510.htm
31, Oct 2014 - Pennsylvania & New York form multi-state Heroin Task Force
Four states will now work together to target the growing heroin epidemic, including Pennsylvania. Attorney General Kathleen Kane and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that a multi-state task force will bring together state attorneys general in a massive law enforcement collaboration. It’s called the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Heroin Task Force or NEMA HTF. […]
31, Oct 2014 - Warren, NY Costly Hepatitis C Cure Forces US Prisons to Decide Between Inmates’ Health, Money Saving
A new hepatitis C drug, Sovaldi, costing $1000 per pill is forcing US prison administrators to decide whether the cure is worth the high price, the New York Times reported.
31, Oct 2014 - Milbank Litigation Partner Stacey Rappaport Named to Board of UC Hastings Center for WorkLife Law
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31, Oct 2014 - New York, NY New York state to settle landmark suit over public defenders
By Daniel Wiessner ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - New York state has agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming its public defense system is underfunded and violates poor people's rights to counsel a day before the case was set to go to trial. The state will establish a cap on the number of cases court-appointed attorneys may handle and will ensure defendants have lawyers at their first court appearance ...
31, Oct 2014 - Bronx, NY Teen Spends Years At Rikers Island Without Being Sentenced
Robert Siegel speaks to Jen Gonnerman about her New Yorker profile of Kalief Browder. He spent three years in jail awaiting trial, starting when he was 16 years old. His case was ultimately dismissed.
31, Oct 2014 - US DOJ asks court to vacate stay in Microsoft email privacy case
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a New York court to vacate a stay on an order that would require Microsoft to turn over to the government certain emails held abroad. The company, which had asked for the stay to pursue an appeal, may now have to refuse to comply with the order after the stay is lifted for its appeal to be acceptable by the appeals court, according to the plan outlined by ...
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