New York Law Journal
Minor political parties can challenge Pennsylvania's laws that regulate their ability to be put on the ballot, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled in a reversal of the district court.
A federal appeals panel has rejected an Italian man's petition to get his two sons back from their mother in the U.S., finding that one of the sons, who is severely autistic, would suffer severe hardship and that the boys should not be separated.
Eastern District Judge Frederick Block's decision to keep a tax offender out of prison because he believed the government couldn't afford the cost of incarceration during its 2013 shutdown was reversed by a Second Circuit panel on Wednesday.
An Albany judge will get some help at a long-awaited trial in weighing the adequacy of the defense in criminal matters that indigent people receive in New York.
A man who briefly owned a property in between sheriff sales could be held liable for a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on the property during that time, a Northampton County judge has ruled.
After more than a month of witness testimony, the prosecution in the Philadelphia Traffic Court trial has rested its case.
A 1999 Court of Appeals precedent upholding a "ghost" police officer's report that a drug crime had occurred is equally applicable in a prostitution case, a judge in Brooklyn has found.
Louis J. Freeh has filed an action for declaratory judgment in federal court, seeking an interpretation of the federal removal statute after a state court's ruling that it wouldn't force former Penn State President Graham B. Spanier to outline his claims against Freeh in a possible defamation lawsuit.
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A Long Island school district trying to recoup 13 years of salary and benefits paid to a teacher convicted of sex abuse has been ordered into arbitration under its collective bargaining agreement with the teachers association, despite the teacher no longer being a member of the association.