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OUT OF WORK, OUT OF LUCK? City Council OKs law banning discrimination against unemployed job hunters

Downtown
Additional reporting by Paula Katinas The New York City Council passed a law on Wednesday afternoon that prohibits employers from discriminating against unemployed job applicants. The bill passed by an overwhelming majority, 44 to 4. … Full Article
 

NETS GAIN: Franchise value up 48 percent since Brooklyn move, Forbes reports

Downtown
Forbes' annual valuation of each NBA team came out on Wednesday, and Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov saw his team's net worth rise in a big way since the team moved to Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Law grad chairs state bar panel

Downtown
The New York State Bar Association announced new section chairs. Brooklyn Law School Alumnus Howard S. Shafer has been selected to chair the 1,705-member Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association. … Full Article
 

College Beat: Blackbirds, Terriers renew "Battle of Brooklyn" rivalry

Downtown
Now that the Nets and Knicks are done scuffling for Big Apple hoops supremacy, our borough's basketball enthusiasts can focus on Brooklyn's longest-running hardwood feud. … Full Article
 

2 hurt as 168 firefighters respond to Bedford Avenue blaze

Williamsburg
Fire officials say two firefighters were hospitalized after battling a four-alarm blaze in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon. … Full Article
 

New officers sworn by Kings County Criminal Bar Association

Downtown
The Kings County Criminal Bar Association last Thursday kicked off 2013 with the induction of a new president and a discussion on false confessions. … Full Article
 

Pro Bono Barrister: Brooklyn law briefs

Downtown
BBA Foundation Committee Holds Public Forum on Criminal Law … Full Article
 

Justice Anthony Cutrona: A force for good in Brooklyn's legal community

Downtown
To many in the Kings Legal community the news of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Cutrona last Thursday, at the age of 74, came as quite a shock. … Full Article
 

ASK THE DA: How to prevent cell phone thefts

Downtown
I keep reading about the danger of electronic devices being stolen while riding the subways.  I am not very knowledgeable about new technology but would like to keep as safe as possible.  Can you offer advice on how to best defeat a thief?
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