all stories tagged "law"


Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Kira Cohen and John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 5:15 PM | Updated: September 1, 2011 01:52 PM | 4 Comments
The five month saga that was the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case comes to a close this week as the former chief of the International Monetary Fund prepares to return to Paris.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
July 10, 2011 6:53 PM | 1 Comment
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has had a busy six months, full of what some might call legislative miracles.
handbags_picnik
John Farley  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
City Council Member Chin's bill would impose fines, jailtime on those who purchase counterfeit goods.
MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 2 Comments
In the past decade, bicycle commuting in New York City increased by 262 percent. Know the rules of the road and protect yourself and others.
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
In small claims court, you can sue people, corporations, associations and partnerships for up to $5,000 without a lawyer. Here's what you need to know.
deutschebankfire
John Farley  |  July 8, 2011 11:04 AM | Comments
On Wednesday, the third and final defendant -- construction supervisor Mitchel Alvo -- was acquitted of murder charges in the deaths of two firefighters in the 2007 fire at the former Deutsche Bank building in Lower Manhattan.
Last Sunday's Gay Pride Parade revelers. Flickr.
John Farley  |  June 28, 2011 10:45 AM | 1 Comment
City officials and entrepreneurs are seeing dollar signs as gay couples prepared to exchange vows on July 30 when the Marriage Equality Act goes into effect.
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