Courts and Law

Dozens of artists and community members gathered together on Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville for the unveiling of a huge 53-by-80-foot mural titled "The Wall of Reflect" on Friday. … Full Article

New York Attorney General to investigate woman's jail death

The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell death of a mother of eight who waited two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest. … Full Article

SIDEBAR: Criminal and matrimonial attorney David M. Chidekel

David M. Chidekel has been a practicing attorney in New York City for 25 years. Educated in New York, he attended Stuyvesant High School and eventually went to Hunter College as an undergraduate, received an M.B.A. … Full Article

Take me out to the ballgame with the Brooklyn Bar Association

It’s three strikes and you’re out...unless you have a good lawyer. The Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) brought along 90 judges, lawyers and family members for its annual trip to watch a Brooklyn Cyclones game in Coney Island Wednesday night. … Full Article

Employment and internship programs bring opportunity at Courthouse

A group of 70 high school and college students from Brooklyn had an opportunity to have "Lunch with a Judge" with Hon. Deborah Dowling as part of the Kings County Courts Student Employment and Internship Program on Tuesday. … Full Article

Save the View Now advocates head back to court over Pierhouse height

A preservationist group fighting to preserve the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is headed back to court with what it says is new evidence revealing Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. … Full Article

Goodbye party to be held for Lois Robb, retiring Gay/Straight Alliance VP

A goodbye party will be held for retiring senior court clerk Lois Robb at the Kings County Supreme Court at 360 Adams St. on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the 11th floor boardroom. … Full Article

Judge: Citizens United must disclose donor information to NY

A nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must disclose information about its major donors to New York's attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state, a judge said Monday. … Full Article

NY state Sen. Sampson found guilty of obstruction

A once-powerful New York politician was convicted Friday on charges he took extreme measures to undermine a corruption investigation targeting him for embezzlement. … Full Article

Statement from Elected Officials, CB 6 and the Cobble Hill Association regarding the future of the LICH site

Today NYC Council Member Brad Lander, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, NYS Senator Daniel Squadron, NYS Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, NYC Council Member Stephen Levin, Brooklyn Community Board 6, and the Cobble Hill Association issued the following stat … Full Article

Fortis Property Group partners with local elected officials and civic leaders to convene working group

Fortis Property Group today endorsed the formation of a working group that will meet over the coming months to discuss redevelopment options for the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site. Fortis was selected to purchase the site through an RFP process administered by the State Universit … Full Article

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