Courts and Law

A higher court unanimously ruled on Wednesday that NYPD officers and other state law enforcement officials are not allowed to assist with arresting undocumented immigrants on behalf of federa … Full Article

Court rules NYPD cannot help ICE arrest immigrants

A higher court unanimously ruled on Wednesday that NYPD officers and other state law enforcement officials are not allowed to assist with arresting undocumented immigrants on behalf of federal investigators.  … Full Article

Witness: El Chapo got police escort after escape

When the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was Mexico's most-wanted fugitive in 2001 following a prison breakout, he was startled to see a police motorcycle pull in front of a car carrying him as it reached the outskirts of Mexico City. … Full Article

NYPD's Crime Stoppers’ ad now seen on a truck

Now, when you see the NYPD's advertisement truck driving through your neighborhood, you'll remember how to say something. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association medical malpractice series covers direct and cross examinations

The Brooklyn Bar Association, along with the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers, held part two of its “Med Mal Skills” series of continuing legal education seminars on Tuesday with a panel of attorneys and an economic expert. … Full Article

Judge Weinstein: Social use of alcohol OK under supervised release

Just four months after he issued an opinion stating that supervised release was too punitive for marijuana users, Judge Jack B. Weinstein continued his push to change the conditions. … Full Article

Witness: El Chapo told me to give $100,000 to general

A former Mexican cartel member is testifying for the U.S. government at the New York City trial of the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. … Full Article

Brooklyn Court’s Gender Awareness Committee holds Alzheimer’s Awareness event

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, so the Kings County Supreme Court's Gender Fairness Committee decided to honor the occasion by hosting a program titled "The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease" for judges, attorneys and other court employees at 320 Jay St. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Parties apportion negligence after snowball car accident trial

In this courtroom sketch Hon. David Vaughan listens as plaintiff’s attorney Robert Margulies (standing), of the law offices of Drabkin & Margulies, consults his notes while addressing the jury during opening statements in the motor vehicle accident trial DeJesus v. … Full Article

Judge admonishes El Chapo's lawyer for opening statement

A federal judge admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo on Wednesday after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes. … Full Article

Justice Sunshine gives updates on matrimonial law at Columbian Lawyers meeting

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn got an update on recent changes to matrimonial law in New York state this month when Justice Jeffrey Sunshine lectured on Nov. 7 in Dyker Heights. … Full Article

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