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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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26, Nov 2014 - Steuben Co. woman gets 20 years in prison for kidnapping woman and infant at knifepoint
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.
26, Nov 2014 - Woman sentenced for kidnapping mother, infant after escaping police custody at hospital
A New York woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for kidnapping a Pennsylvania woman and her infant after escaping police custody at a hospital while she was pregnant.
26, Nov 2014 - Woman sentenced for kidnapping mother, infant
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for kidnapping a Pennsylvania woman and her infant after escaping police custody at a hospital while she was pregnant.
26, 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.
25, Nov 2014 - Takata, Honda sued over death linked to faulty air bag
By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - Takata Corp and Honda Motor Co were hit Monday with a lawsuit over an air bag linked to the death last month of a woman in Florida, the latest legal issue for the companies as they continue to recall millions of vehicles for the faulty part. The family of Hien Tran filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in state court in Orange County, Florida, according to the family ...
25, Nov 2014 - Nassau, NY Decades after New York molesting conviction, Friedman fights to clear name
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jesse Friedman, whose conviction as a teenage child molester was portrayed in the Oscar-nominated film "Capturing the Friedmans," is not giving up his decades-long campaign to clear his name. Friedman has asked a court to review evidence in his case, one of the most notorious in the history of New York's Long Island, contending that prosecutors coached and ...
25, Nov 2014 - Bronx, NY Mother convicted of pimping out her 15-year-old daughter after bringing her to New York during Supe
Yolanda Ostoloza, 39, faces up to 15 years in prison after she was arrested in January when undercover detectives struck up a deal to pay $200 for an undisclosed sex act with the girl.
25, Nov 2014 - New York, NY New York City's Incomplete Marijuana Reform
Has the marijuana liberalization sweeping the United States finally arrived in its largest city? The New York Times reported Sunday that the NYPD will stop arresting people for possessing small amounts of marijuana and will issue a ticket and summons to court instead. "It's a tiny step, but I don't think it goes far enough."
25, Nov 2014 - Man gets 42 years for killing married girlfriend
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A New York City man who shot his married girlfriend and left her in an SUV where the body was found two months later was sentenced Wednesday to 42 years in prison.
25, Nov 2014 - Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP Commences a Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of FireEye , I
NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, on behalf ...
25, Nov 2014 - Judge to rule on 1979 missing boy case confession involving former Maple Shade resident
NEW YORK (AP) — The suspect in one of the nation's most haunting child disappearances is poised to learn whether his confession can be used at a potential murder trial.
25, Nov 2014 - President picks new attorney general
President Barack Obama on Saturday nominated Loretta Lynch as his next U.S. attorney general, describing the two-time U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York as a "tough, fair and independent" lawyer.
25, Nov 2014 - Chesapeake Energy loses in $1.3 billion bond dispute appeal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court said Chesapeake Energy Corp had no right to redeem $1.3 billion of notes early at a favorable price, saying the second-largest U.S. natural gas company waited too long to tell investors of its plans.
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25, Nov 2014 - DA wants cross-country rape suspect kept in jail
WORCESTER, Mass. — Massachusetts prosecutors planned to ask a judge to keep a man suspected of raping women in several states locked up while he's awaiting trial. Authorities said Gregory Lewis cut off his court-ordered electronic monitoring device and fled Massachusetts after being charged in the rape of a 13-year-old girl. He was captured in New York last month after what police said was a ...
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