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Supreme Court Rules Against NFL in Licensing Case

OK, let’s break out all the sports analogies:   “The Supreme Court sacked the         NFL… ” , “The NFL took a hit yesterday . . .” ” The Supreme Court blind sided the NFL  . . .” Now that we have that out of the way, here’s what happened.  In what will be considered a […]

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Teacher Fired For Using “Naughty Words” Wins First Round Against City

Those of us who have gone through raising middle schoolers or who teach for a living know that of all the classes in the world, teaching Middle School Health is as thankless a task as you can get assigned to.  Hormones raging, sexual experimentation occurring  regularly, cliques, mean girls, immature boys:  a recipe for disaster.  […]

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Make your Business Litigation Proof (Well, Almost)

Many of my litigation clients are owners of small to mid-size businesses that find themselves thrust into court for the first time. These folks are often shocked to see how time consuming and expensive the litigation process can be. So after years of counseling them through the court system, I have observed that there a […]

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Freedom Won for Innocent Man but Maybe at the Cost of Truth

Emel McDowell was 16 years old in 1990 when he was arrested for the murder of Jonathan Powell. From the moment of his arrest, he has maintained his innocence. Yesterday, in Brooklyn Supreme Court, before Judge John Ingram, I secured his release during a hearing where we were trying to establish his innocence. The Kings […]