An emergency medical technician indefinitely suspended without a hearing could not convince a federal appeals court that the volunteer ambulance corps' conduct constituted "state action"—a crucial precondition for federal constitutional claims against private entities.
Southern District Judge Lewis Kaplan accepted the plea agreement of Adel Abdel Bary Tuesday, agreeing prosecutors had the discretion to make the deal that gives Bary a maximum of 25 years in prison and likely less.
The former longtime counsel to the Bronx Public Administrator has pleaded guilty to grand larceny after intentionally overcharging estates almost $146,000 for his legal services.
The First Department has upheld the unpaid, six-month suspension of a New York City high school teacher for making sexually suggestive remarks to a female student, including saying she could give him a "striptease" any time.
A federal judge has allowed to proceed half of the claims legal services consulting company Mattern & Associates filed in its trade-secrets case against Latham & Watkins
Southern District Judge Thomas Griesa, calling civil contempt a rarity, ruled that Argentina was in contempt of court on Monday for openly defying his orders requiring that U.S. hedge funds holding Argentine bonds be paid the roughly $1.5 billion they are owed if the majority of the nation's bondholders are paid interest on their bonds.
This article focuses on perhaps the greatest discovery of lost art since World War II, the “Schwabing Art Trove”. My article reviews how this mysterious trove came to pass and suggests some complex estate issues that might result from such a discovery.
Last year, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) put its stamp of approval on “micro-units,” or small groups of employees who may unionize. …
An upstate high school did not violate a student's constitutional rights by suspending him for sending texts to a friend while both were off school grounds that threatened to harm a third student, a federal judge has ruled.
In a wire fraud case against a onetime investment banker connected to a now-deposed regime in the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, a judge has ruled the prosecution's inability to identify exactly who the money was stolen from has made the task of restitution impossible.