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    Friday Newspaper

    November 17, 2017

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    Former Prosecutor's Investigator Sentenced in Hit-and-Run That Killed Teenager

    November 17, 2017

    A former prosecutor's investigator has been sentenced to two to six years in prison for a drunken-driving hit-and-run crash that killed a teenager.

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    A Happy Day for Twenty New Families

    November 17, 2017

    Suffolk County Family Court marked the 17th annual National Adoption Day with seven judges presiding over the adoptions of twenty children in courtrooms decorated with balloons and stuffed animals.

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    Defense Lawyer Calls Witness in FIFA Trial Serial Liar

    November 17, 2017

    A lawyer for one of the South American soccer officials charged in a corruption case involving the sport's governing body is calling a key witness a "serial liar."

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    Networking Event for the Diversity Coalition

    November 17, 2017

    The New York State Diversity Coalition held its annual Networking and CLE Event on Nov. 16 at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem.

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    American Dream or New York State-Created Nightmare?

    November 17, 2017

    The consumer (and voter) needs to have a more objective view of why closing expenses are so high. Is it because of the title insurance companies gouging their customers for services needed and provided? Or, is it because of a plethora of NYS taxes and excessive fees that add thousands of dollars to each real estate transaction?

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    NY Wants to Reform State's Byzantine Court System Despite Constitutional Convention Defeat

    November 17, 2017

    The constitutional convention was soundly rejected by voters and they won't get another chance to approve one for 20 years. But that doesn't mean the judiciary can't work with the Legislature and the voters to enact reforms anyway, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore has decided.

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    Q&A: Human Rights Hang in Balance as Global Refugee Crisis Worsens

    November 17, 2017

    The United States and other Western countries in recent years have taken a tougher approach to a worldwide refugee crisis that has grown to affect 65 million people, the greatest number displaced from their homelands since the wake of World War II.

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    Assembly Judiciary Committee Head Dinowitz Lays Out Priorities

    November 17, 2017

    Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, a Bronx Democrat who is the new head of the Assembly Judiciary Committee, said in an interview that he's “concerned” that there aren't enough judges in the five boroughs, a matter that he hopes to address in legislation.

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    Second Circuit Grants Stays of Iran-Linked Property Seizure

    November 17, 2017

    The move is a win for the claimant's legal team, which argues its high-profile case before U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest "was not tried on a level playing field."

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    Joint Employer Liability in the United States and Australia

    November 17, 2017

    Franchising columnist Rupert M. Barkoff writes: Why is the New York Law Journal publishing an article on the joint employer liability issue in the United States and Australia? Because this issue, which has been THE hot issue in U.S. franchise law for several years, has also shown its face in Australia during this period, and is now the headline legal issue in Australian franchising as well.