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The Trial of Harvey Weinstein – What Really Happened?

Harvey Weinstein was at the top of his game as a Hollywood producer when women began making accusations. Specifically, they allege he committed sexual harassment and sexual offenses. Then, on May 25,...
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Elder Abuse Criminal Charges in New York

Elder abuse is common – it is estimated that 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have experienced it. Further, those who have been abused have a 300% higher risk of death. Elder abuse includes not ju...
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Protective Orders in Criminal Prosecutions in New York

A protective order is an order that prevents the disclosure of certain information under certain circumstances. In New York criminal prosecutions, protective orders are being sought by prosecutors and...
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Aggravating Factors in New York DWI Cases

If you've been arrested for Driving While Intoxicated ("DWI") or any alcohol- or drugged-driving offense, you may already be wondering what the possible punishment will be. One way the penalty may be...
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New York City Art and Education Event on Registry Laws

This month, the Drawing Center in NYC will host events which explore the intersection between art and criminal justice. "Our Fellow Americans: A Symposium on Public Conviction Registries" will featuri...
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Opinion: Why We Needed Bail Reform

By Jill K. Sanders The views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the writer only. They are not necessarily the views of the law firm or any of its attorneys.   Beginning January...

Carfentanil – An Opioid More Dangerous Than Fentanyl

The news about the country’s opioid epidemic is not new. Every day, Americans are dying from drug overdoses, with opioids being the biggest culprit. Over the past several years, a deadly synthetic opi...