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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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18, Apr 2014 - Radical Islamic cleric's trial begins
The federal trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Islamic cleric accused of conspiring to kidnap Americans in Yemen and planning to establish a jihad training camp in rural Oregon, began in New York with opening statements on Thursday.
18, Apr 2014 - New York, NY New York man cleared of murder after nearly 25 years in prison
A New York City man who spent nearly 25 years in prison for murder was exonerated Tuesday when a judge found that he had been in Florida on vacation at the time of the crime. Jonathan Fleming, 51, walked out of Brooklyn Supreme Court a free man after the Kings County District Attorney's Office dropped all charges against him "in the interest of justice." "He's extremely happy this day finally ...
18, Apr 2014 - Owego mayor's DWI hearing adjourned until May
Child killer Eric M. - 5:01 pm The Village of Owego mayor's court hearing on drunken driving and related charges has been... - 4:36 pm New York state communities, landowners and politicians need unbiased information to make up their...
18, Apr 2014 - NEW YORK, NY Indictment: Man mailed US Treasury checks to bogus taxpayers in New York
Two men have been charged with conspiracy and theft of government property, in connection with the cashing of numerous federal income tax refund checks that were issued on false and fraudulent tax returns, U.S. attorneys announced Wednesday.
18, Apr 2014 - Queens, NY Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty
NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.
18, Apr 2014 - New York, NY New York Construction Accident Lawyer David Perecman Weighs in on Third Runaway Tappan Zee Construc
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on Tappan Zee Bridge construction after a barge being used by workers broke free from a mooring for the third time. (PRWeb April 08, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NYconstructionaccidentlaw/NYconstructionaccidentlaw/prweb11743841.htm
18, Apr 2014 - Lewis, NY No verdict yet in al-Qaida spokesman's terror case
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors began deliberations Tuesday in the terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law but ended the day without reaching a verdict on charges he conspired to kill Americans and aid al-Qaida as its spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.
18, Apr 2014 - Lewis, NY Bin Laden son-in-law found guilty on US terror charges
A New York jury on Wednesday found Osama bin Laden's son-in-law guilty of conspiracy to kill Americans and supporting terrorists as an impassioned Al-Qaeda spokesman in 2001-2002. Suleiman Abu Ghaith, 48, now faces life in a maximum security American prison after a three-week trial, which has been the highest-profile Al-Qaeda case to reach a US federal court. The convict is most famous for ...
18, Apr 2014 - Fitch Affirms Romulus, MI's LTGOs at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings affirms the ratings for Romulus, Michigan's (the city) obligations as follows: --$5.175 million limited tax general obligation (LTGO) capital improvement bonds, series 2006 at 'BBB+'; --$13.685 million LTGO recreation center bonds, series 2006 issued by Romulus Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA) at 'BBB+'; --Implied unlimited tax general obligations ...
18, Apr 2014 - New York, NY Rajat Gupta starts prison term June 17
New York, April 18 (IANS): Rajat Gupta, India-born former director of Goldman Sachs Group, convicted in 2012 for insider trading, has agreed to surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence.
18, Apr 2014 - New York, NY Argentina violated rights of prisoner with disabilities: UN
New York, Apr 17 : A United Nations human rights panel said on Wednesday that Argentine authorities failed to ensure that a prisoner with disabilities was able to use prison facilities and services on an equal basis with other detainees, and urged them to take steps to rectify the situation.
18, Apr 2014 - Surrogacy Shouldn't Block Adoption, Court Determines
A Queens man may legally adopt his husband's biological twins even though they were born to a woman under a surrogacy agreement that is illegal in New York state, a Family Court judge determined.
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18, Apr 2014 - Hunter, NY Kevin Johnson to lead search for NBPA head
NEW YORK (AP) Former NBA All-Star Kevin Johnson will lead a search committee to find a new executive director for the NBA Players Association.The union has been seeking a replacement for Billy Hunter since ousting him in February...
18, Apr 2014 - Terrorist trainer or opinionated cleric?
The federal trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Islamic cleric accused of conspiring to kidnap Americans in Yemen and planning to establish a jihad training camp in rural Oregon, began in New York with opening statements on Thursday.
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