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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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21, Nov 2014 - Brooklyn, NY Palestinian Authority must face U.S. trial over terror support
U.S. victims of bombings and shootings in Jerusalem more than a decade ago have cleared a final hurdle to take the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization to trial in New York for supporting the attacks.
21, Nov 2014 - Madison, NY SEBI piles pressure on Sahara to sell overseas hotels
By Suchitra Mohanty and Himank Sharma MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has accused Sahara of deliberately failing to sell its marquee overseas hotels in New York and London, seen as crucial to it complying with an order to repay investors and secure the release of jailed head Subrata Roy. The Supreme Court has asked Sahara to pay 100 billion rupees ($1.6 ...
21, Nov 2014 - Bridgewater, NY Vikings: Adrian Peterson pleads no contest, awaits word from NFL on playing status
Vikings star Adrian Peterson on Tuesday pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge and avoided jail, ending his legal troubles in Texas and turning his attention to NFL headquarters in New York.
21, Nov 2014 - Orange, NY 'Orange Is the New Black' Star Taryn Manning Arrested In New York
Orange Is the New Black star Taryn Manning had a brush with law enforcement -- off screen. She plays a prisoner on the hit Netflix show, but in real life, Manning was arrested in New York on Tuesday afternoon for charges of criminal contempt, the NYPD tells ET. PHOTOS: Most Memorable Celebrity Mugshots Reports have surfaced that the 36-year-old actress was handcuffed by law enforcement for ...
21, Nov 2014 - Lewis, NY U.S. arbitration panel sides with Pershing in Stanford Ponzi case
The 85 investors filed their claim in 2013, alleging that Pershing, a unit of the Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK.N), breached its duty to act in their best interests and should have known that Stanford was running a fraud, according to the statement of claim in the case. Stanford, once a prominent investment tycoon, is serving a 110-year prison term following his March 2012 conviction for ...
21, Nov 2014 - Madison, NY Indian regulator piles pressure on Sahara to sell overseas hotels
* SEBI court petition demands Sahara reveal hotels offers MUMBAI, Oct 31 (Reuters) - India's markets regulator has accused Sahara of deliberately failing to sell its marquee overseas hotels in New York and London, seen as crucial to it complying with an order to repay investors and secure the release of jailed head Subrata Roy. Roy, one of India's best-known business tycoons, has been held in a ...
21, Nov 2014 - NY senator wants charge dismissed
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A leader of New York's Senate Republicans has asked a judge to dismiss a federal charge against him while winning re-election and helping the GOP regain sole majority control of the Senate next year. Sen. Thomas Libous, representing the Binghamton area since 1989, beat ...
21, Nov 2014 - New York, NY US court seeks response to challenge to Modi immunity
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) A US federal court has asked the State Department to respond by Dec 10 to a human rights group's challenge to immunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged complicity in 2002 Gujarat riots.
21, Nov 2014 - NY woman sentenced for kidnapping mother, infant
A New York woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for kidnapping a northern Pennsylvania woman and her infant after escaping police custody at a hospital.
21, Nov 2014 - Rajaratnam’s Brother Settles SEC Lawsuit for $841,000
Rengan Rajaratnam, center, exits federal court in New York on Nov. 21, 2013. Close Rengan Rajaratnam, center, exits federal court in New York on Nov. 21, 2013.
21, Nov 2014 - Binghamton, NY Governor Cuomo Wins 2nd Term
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has won reelection. The democrat was being challenged by Rob Astorino, the republican County Executive from Westchester and the green party candidate Howie Hawkins. Kathy Hochul will be his Lt. Governor.
21, Nov 2014 - Schwab in Discussion to Settle Auction-Rate Securities Suit
The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) is in discussion with the New York attorney general to resolve charges of misleading customers about the safety of auction-rate securities, per a Bloomberg report....
21, Nov 2014 - Brooklyn, NY Palestinian Authority must face US trial over terror support, says Judge
US victims of bombings and shootings in Jerusalem more than a decade ago have cleared a final hurdle to take the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization to trial in New York for supporting the attacks.
21, Nov 2014 - No. 23 Syracuse falls 73-59 to Cal in 2K Classic
NEW YORK — The place was packed with orange, just like during all those years in the Big East. Syracuse's fans provided a home-court advantage, but the players couldn't take advantage of it. "They showed up tonight and we didn't," Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said. Jordan Mathews scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, and California routed the No. 23 Orange 73-59 on Thursday night to reach ...
21, Nov 2014 - Indian-Origin Portfolio Manager Loses Bid to Stay Out of Jail
NEW YORK: An Indian-origin portfolio manager, sentenced to nine years for his role in the most lucrative insider trading scheme in U.S. history, has lost his bid to stay out of jail after a judge ruled that evidence against him was “overwhelming”, weeks before he has to start his prison term.
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