Criminal Law Litigation

NY Court: Minor Child’s Parent Can Secretly Record Other Parent

NOTE: I was the trial attorney for this case People v. Badalamenti that I am discussing today. Everything I write about below comes only from the published opinion. The NY Court of Appeals, in a 4-3 split decision issued yesterday, ruled that a parent can secretly record a conversation between a minor child and anyone […]

Constitutional Law

Donald Sterling Sues TMZ For Publishing His Recorded Conversations – Case Will Go Nowhere

As if we haven’t had enough news lately about a sexist, overblown, billionaire named Donald, along comes Donald Sterling back into the news. Sterling, you may recall, is the 80 year old disgraced former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. He went from “owner” to “former owner” last year after a tape of […]