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Summary: A New York judge has ruled that, for purposes of habeas corpus, chimpanzees are not legal persons. A New York judge ruled on Thursday that chimpanzees are not “legal persons,” which means that Hercules and Leo, two research chimps,…>read moreNo Comment July 31, 2015
Summary: Despite their attempts, a federal judge ruled that the attorney general has the right to obtain information on donors of charities, as long as the information stays confidential. Citizens United, a conservative advocacy group, tried to stop New York…>read more1 Comment July 29, 2015
Summary: In a story that shocked the nation, Joyce Mitchell helped two inmates escape from a New York prison. In her confession, she details the plans of the escape, as well as sexual encounters with one of the inmates. CNN…>read more1 Comment July 29, 2015
Summary: Two employees have been charged in the escape of two convicted murderers last month from a New York correctional facility. The female prison guard that aided in the escape of two prison inmates last month plead guilty to one…>read moreNo Comment July 28, 2015
Summary: Ropes & Gray has secured an additional floor in Rockefeller Center for its practice. Ropes & Gray is growing by 40,689 square feet, Commercial Observer reports. The firm will house the entire 3th floor of 1211 Avenue of the…>read moreNo Comment July 24, 2015
Summary: After three arrests in three years, Robert Ughetta leaves Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft where he was partner. A Charlotte, North Carolina capital markets partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft left the firm two months after his latest run-in with…>read moreNo Comment July 21, 2015
Summary: Rapper 50 Cent’s attempt of filing for bankruptcy in order to stall a civil lawsuit from a sex tape was dismissed by the bankruptcy judge. Rapper 50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson III, has been in court against Lastonia Leviston…>read moreNo Comment July 20, 2015
Summary: Cooley LLP keeps growing their successful New York corporate practice by adding Joshua Kaufman as partner. Joshua Kaufman is the second Of Counsel from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP to join Cooley in a month as partner.…>read moreNo Comment July 14, 2015
Summary: These are the ten largest litigation practices in Westchester County, New York out of the 30 in the region. All but one of the firms is in White Plains. See the full list here: Directory of Litigation Practices In…>read moreNo Comment July 3, 2015
Summary: A New York law firm partner is accused of taking close to half a million dollars from the firm, in addition to office property. According to the New York Post, a law firm partner at Napoli Bern, Paul Napoli,…>read moreNo Comment July 3, 2015
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