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New York Health Department issues big report concluding benefits of marijuana legalization outweighs potential costs

As the New York Daily News puts it here: "The New York State Health Department is high on the prospects of legal marijuana." Here is what they mean: In a long-awaited report released Friday, the Health Department concluded the “positive … Continue reading

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New York Court of Appeals Rules that Civil Securities Fraud Claims Brought Under Martin Act are Subject to Three-Year Statute of Limitations

In People v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, No. 40, 2018 WL 2899299 (N.Y. June 12, 2018), the Court of Appeals for the State of New York ruled that the three-year statute of limitations of Section 214(2) of the New … Continue reading

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New York hospital, parent company settle whistleblowers’ claims for $14.7 million

On July 10, the Department of Justice announced that Health Quest Systems, Inc., and its Putnam Hospital Center, both based in New York, will pay $14.7 million to resolve civil allegations, originally filed by a whistleblower, that the companies submitted … Continue reading

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Adjustment of Status Green Card Approval Chinese Asylee Client in Albany New York

CASE: Asylee Adjustment of StatusCLIENT: ChineseLOCATION: Albany, NY Our client came to the United States from China on an F-1 student visa, and through our legal assistance, he was granted asylee status in December 2016 at the New York Immigration … Continue reading

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Can a New York Family Court Order Spousal Maintenance Below the Guidelines?

As discussed in previous posts, the judge presiding over a New York divorce has the ability to order one party to pay the other spousal maintenance. There are two types of spousal maintenance. The first is called pendente lite. Pendente Lite is … Continue reading

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