Courts and Law

SKETCHES OF COURT: Verdict favors MTA in slip-and-fall case

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Wayne Saitta listens as the plaintiff’s attorney Kelby Bowman (standing), of the law firm Talisman, DeLorenz & Pinnisi, delivers his summation to the jury in the bifurcated trial Curtis v. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy real estate company honors Judge Thompson at grand opening

Retired Administrative Judge William C. Thompson was honored at the grand opening of Stuyvesant Heights Realty in front of many local politicians and community members on Halsey Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Thursday night. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Verdict favors college in suit by physical therapy student

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Gloria Dabiri listens as attorney Michael S. Korson (standing), of the law firm Isaacson, Schiowitz, Korson & Soln, conducts a direct examination of the plaintiff’s neurologist in the unified trial Friedland v. … Full Article

Supreme Court officers host 35th annual dinner dance

The New York State Supreme Court Officers Association (SCOA) hosted its 35th annual dinner dance where it packed more than 500 judges, court officers and other court employees into Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach on Tuesday night. … Full Article

Chuck Otey's Pro Bono Barrister for Nov. 10

Brooklyn Bar Association’s Nov. 13 CLE Session Offers Attorneys Update, Insights into Different Areas of Practice … Full Article

Excitement building at the possibilities for the Brooklyn Bar’s LGBTQ Committee

It was just the first event the Brooklyn Bar Association’s LGBTQ Committee hosted, but it managed to pack the upstairs area of the Excelsior in Park Slope Thursday night, with many prospective members in attendance. … Full Article

Prosecutor: 'Goodfellas' heist defendant embraced mob life

An aging mobster lived a long life of crime highlighted by the $6 million heist in 1978 that was retold in the classic Mafia movie "Goodfellas," a prosecutor said Friday in closing arguments at a federal racketeering tr … Full Article

A Big Heart in a Small Package: Court officer honored as Employee of the Year

Employees in the Kings County Supreme Court know that when it's their birthday, the first person to greet them with a cupcake will be Court Officer Bibi Mohabier. They also know that when someone steps out of line, that same sweet court officer will be there to step in. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to 25 years to life for fatally shooting 16-month-old baby

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a Brooklyn man, convicted of murdering a 16-month-old boy, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison, and another man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for supplying the gunman with the deadly weapon. … Full Article


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