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Gravesend attorney disbarred for financial violations

When attorneys conduct missteps and errors, there are many disciplinary actions that may be taken against them. Public censure and brief suspension from the practice of law are the most common actions taken against attorneys. … Full Article
 

OPENING SHOT IN GUN WAR: NY first state to pass new gun law since Newtown massacre

ALBANY — New York's Assembly on Tuesday easily passed the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, calling for a tougher assault weapons ban and prov … Full Article
 

Swartz's lawyer told Fed prosecutors Reddit whiz was suicidal

BOSTON — A lawyer who formerly represented Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz on hacking charges said Monday he told federal prosecutors about a year ago that Swartz was a suicide risk. … Full Article
 

LIU announces newest athletics Hall Of Fame class

LIU-Brooklyn Director of Athletics John Suarez on Monday released the names of the six new members of the Downtown school's Athletics Hall of Fame. … Full Article
 

Aaron Swartz's family blames Fed prosecutors for death of Reddit co-founder

The family of a Reddit co-founder is blaming prosecutors for his suicide just weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn embraces its adopted Miss America

A woman who grew up in Alabama and moved to Brooklyn is the new Miss America – and Brooklynites are proud, although many are still somewhat skeptical about the pageant itself. … Full Article
 

BLOODY MONDAY: J.P. Morgan Chase kills 500+ jobs at MetroTech

Restaurants and other businesses in Downtown Brooklyn will be a little emptier this winter as J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. has started laying off more than 500 workers from its MetroTech offices.  … Full Article
 

LIU Brooklyn accounting students offer free tax-preparation help to elderly and others in need

This tax season, LIU Brooklyn students will again help low-income, local community residents prepare their tax returns through the campus’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (

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Campaigns for Brooklyn boro president push past million dollar mark

The two men most likely to throw their hats in the ring for Brooklyn Borough President during the primaries in June have both raised enough funds to push them past the million-dollar mark. … Full Article
 

Ex-charter school CEO admits $70K tax fraud

Eddie Calderon-Melendez, the founder and former CEO of the beleaguered Williamsburg Charter High School and Believe High Schools Network, has pleaded guilty to receiving over $1.4 million in compensation and unreimb … Full Article
 

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