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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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01, Sep 2014 - New York, NY Defence asks judge in NYC to toss out bulk of evidence in Silk Road case as illegally obtained
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Lawyers for a San Francisco man charged with operating an online marketplace for illegal drugs are asking a judge to toss out most of the evidence against him, saying the Fourth Amendment ...
01, Sep 2014 - Monroe '90 murder rap tossed, man to be released
A former New York City businessman who has spent 24 years in prison after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his mentally ill daughter is scheduled to walk out of a maximum-security prison in Pennsylvania a free man, following a judge's ruling that the case against him was based on now-debunked arson science.
01, Sep 2014 - Oswego, NY Phoenix man gets prison in a fatal wrong-way crash
A Phoenix man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison in a wrong-way freeway crash that killed a New York woman last October.
01, Sep 2014 - Marathon match OK, marathon no way—Errani
  NEW YORK --- Don't count Italy's Sara Errani, an indefatigable runner on court, among the tennis players thinking of emulating Caroline Wozniacki's plan to run the New York City Marathon.   "Never. I hate running," Errani declared, after running down almost every ball that came her way in a 6-3, 2-6, 6-0 win over Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on Sunday that put her into the US Open quarterfinals ...
01, Sep 2014 - New York, NY Rejecting Gov’t Claims That Cabbies Have No Right to Privacy, Rutherford Urges Court to Declare N
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Rejecting claims by New York City government officials that taxi drivers have virtually no right of privacy while on the job, attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have asked a federal appeals court to declare unconstitutional the practice of requiring taxi cab drivers to attach GPS devices to their taxis in order to have their movements tracked.
01, Sep 2014 - New York, NY Union chief mobilizes nurses to fight hospitals
New York's biggest nurses union last week won a round in its fight to protect jobs at failing hospitals when a court temporarily stopped the state from transferring emergency services at Long Island... To view the full story, click the title link.
01, Sep 2014 - New York, NY Law Firm Becker & Poliakoff Strengthens Real Estate & Litigation Group
Mr. Ceccarelli is a seasoned real estate attorney and commercial litigator with more than 25 years of experience in New York City. Prior to joining Becker & Poliakoff, he was the founding and managing partner of Ceccarelli Weprin PLLC, a 20-year old business and commercial real estate litigation and transactional firm.
01, Sep 2014 - Bronx, NY No Charges for Guards in 3 Fatal Rikers Island Beatings
A view of buildings at the Rikers Island penitentiary complex where IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is being held in New York on May 17, 2011. The grand jury deciding whether or not to send IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to trial has until May 20th to decide.
01, Sep 2014 - Man Wrongly Convicted of New York City Rabbi's Murder Gets $10M Settlement
A man who was wrongly convicted of the 1994 murder of a New York City rabbi and spent 16 years in prison received a $10 million settlement from the city. Click here for the rest of the article...
01, Sep 2014 - Microsoft defies court order and refuses to hand over emails to US government
Back in July, a New York court ruled that Microsoft should provide access to emails stored at a datacenter in Ireland. The company has been quite vocal in opposing requests to hand over this information, and continues to stand its ground. Although a court order requires the emails to be handed over, Microsoft remains defiant. In a blog post entitled "Your email belongs to you, not us" (forget ...
01, Sep 2014 - New York, NY In deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal charges
NEW YORK (AP) — Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.
01, Sep 2014 - Brooklyn, NY Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP Secures $8.4 Million Judgment in Case Involving Fraudulent Real Esta
Investment fraud attorneys at Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP recently secured an $8.4 million judgment on behalf of investors against a family running a sham real estate investment scheme out of Brooklyn, New York. (PRWeb August 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12093372.htm
01, 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 ...
01, Sep 2014 - His '90 murder rap tossed, man to be released
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A former New York City businessman who has spent 24 years in prison after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his mentally ill daughter is scheduled to walk...
01, Sep 2014 - 1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years, following a judge's ruling that the case against him was based on now-debunked arson science.
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