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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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16, Sep 2014 - Richmond, NY New York: Truck driver arrested for mowing down Sikh after calling him terrorist
Caleca was arraigned on charges of attempted murder as a hate crime, assault as a hate crime and leaving the scene without reporting.
16, Sep 2014 - Westchester, NY Man accused of repeatedly stabbing women is sentenced in New York
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 61-year-old man with a long history of attacking women was sentenced in suburban New York on Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of his girlfriend. Judge Barbara Zambelli told Lucius Crawford that he "has had a lifetime of committing crimes against women" and handed down the maximum sentence. "My job, my duty, my responsibility here, it seems to me ...
16, Sep 2014 - New York, NY Ex-police chief at Massachusetts VA facility gets 10 years in prison in NY kidnap-murder case
NEW YORK — The former police chief at a Massachusetts Veterans Administration medical center has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a kidnap-murder case that resulted from the prosecution of a cannibalism case against a New York City police officer.
16, Sep 2014 - 1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free
A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter has been freed from prison after 24 years behind bars. Officials at the state prison in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania, say 79-year-old Han Tak Lee was released midmorning Friday. He is headed to a federal court hearing to determine the conditions of his release. A federal judge this month threw out ...
16, Sep 2014 - Wyoming, NY Phamaceutical millionaire accused of killing autistic son stands trial
NEW YORK (CNN) — Gigi Jordan showed no emotion as a New York prosecutor described to a jury a “chilling and horrifying scenario” in which the businesswoman who made a fortune in pharmaceuticals allegedly concocted a lethal cocktail of painkillers and anti-inflammatories and forced her 8-year-old autistic son to swallow it. “Two fresh bruises on […]
16, Sep 2014 - Kansas lawyer is 'go to guy' in battle against Obama on immigration
By Mica Rosenberg and Jeff Mason NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Barack Obama prepares to announce major immigration policy changes, conservative attorney Kris Kobach is fighting a case in federal court he says has the potential to “torpedo” the president’s plans. Kobach, the Republican secretary of state of Kansas, is an architect of laws in several states to combat illegal ...
16, Sep 2014 - New York, NY Boat driver get two years jail in NY crash that killed bride, best man
By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A speedboat driver in the 2013 crash that killed a bride-to-be and a best man on New York's Hudson River was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in jail after a plea deal to avoid prison time, prosecutors said. The sentence was handed down several months after Jojo John, 36, pleaded guilty in June to two counts of manslaughter. John had initially faced a ...
16, Sep 2014 - Charter School Parents Sue State Over Funding
A group of charter school parents are taking New York State to court over the way the schools are funded, compared to public schools.
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16, Sep 2014 - Onondaga, NY Trial of Chenango County man accused of killing his wife underway
A murder trial is underway in a central New York courtroom where a former IBM program manager is charged with killing his wife.
16, Sep 2014 - Richmond, NY Long Island man charged with hate crime for allegedly running over Sikh man
NEW YORK (AP) - A 55-year-old New York man accused of mowing down a Sikh man with his pickup truck after calling him a terrorist has been arrested on hate charges. Joseph Caleca, of Setauket on Long Island, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of attempted murder as a hate crime, assault as a hate crime […]
16, Sep 2014 - Man freed on bail in Pennsylvania murder case after 25 years
By David DeKok HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - A man whose murder conviction was quashed this summer was granted bail by a federal magistrate on Friday after nearly 25 years in a Pennsylvania prison on charges he had set a fire that killed his daughter at a Korean religious retreat. Han Tak Lee, 79, a businessman from Queens, New York, was convicted of arson and murder after his 20-year-old, mentally ...
16, Sep 2014 - Kauai Ruling a Win for Syngenta, Setback for Environmentalists
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A federal court rulingaoverturning the county of Kauai's ordinance on the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is likely to be only the first shot in Hawaii's ongoing struggle to curb the practice. Seeking to address the concerns of organic farmers and citizens, Kauai Ordinance 960 required more disclosure from farmers and biotech companies like Syngenta and ...
16, Sep 2014 - New rules established for NY debt collection cases
New York court administrators have established new filing requirements for debt collectors meant to prevent unfair claims and defaults in credit card collection cases against consumers. More than 100,000 ...
16, Sep 2014 - Bronx, NY New York man to be sentenced in fatal stabbing of girlfriend
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A man who has been attacking women with knives for decades, and has spent half his life in prison as a result, may never get out again.
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