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Conviction Affirmed In Law Office Murder

The Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed the conviction in a case involving the murder of a law firm employee In April 2016, Petersen, a client of Northstar Criminal Defense, went to the law firm’s office and shot and killed the firm’s… … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines Verdict Affirmed – How Bad is It?

The Ninth Circuit ruled on Williams v. Gaye today, the "Blurred Lines" verdict that found infringement and some hefty damages. I've replied to a few of my colleagues' Twitter posts today, so I figured I'd stop harassing them with my … Continue reading

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CFPB’s Constitutionality Affirmed in En Banc DC Circuit Ruling

Sitting en banc, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) structure is constitutional. By a vote of 7 to 3, the full panel of judges reversed an earlier panel decision that took … Continue reading

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Termination of police officer for falsifying official reports affirmed

Termination of police officer for falsifying official reports affirmed Sweeney v Safir, App. Div., 267 AD2d 99 New York City police officer Kevin Sweeney lost his job after being found guilty of giving false testimony and falsifying official reports. Sweeney … Continue reading

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5 Year Maintenance Award Affirmed

Massirman v Massirman 2010 NY Slip Op 08712 Decided on November 23, 2010 Appellate Division, Second Department The wife in a divorce action appealed the decision by the Supreme Court to award her only 25% of husband's interest in a … Continue reading

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