Tag: New York

Dec 08

District Court Judge Janine Barbera-Dalli Caught Texting Advice To Prosecutors In New York Drug Case

Suffolk County, New York District Court Judge Janine Barbera-Dalli (ballotpedia.org)

Suffolk County, New York District Court Judge Janine Barbera-Dalli has been caught texting advice to prosecutors on how to charge and try the defendant in a drug case she was presiding over. Her first text on Dec. 1, 2017 was during a pre-trial hearing in the case, and the second text on Dec. 4 was …

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Sep 15

Prosecutor Immunity Bars Lawsuit After Indictment For Insurance Fraud Dismissed Against Four People

Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance announcing indictment of 106 people for SSDI fraud on January 7, 2014, with photo displayed of an indicted “disabled” man who was sport fishing on a boat. (Michael Appleton - NY Times)

A federal judge in New York City has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit filed by four people whose indictments related to an alleged insurance fraud scheme were dismissed in August 2016 before they had gone to trial. In January 2014, 106 people were indicted by a grand jury in Manhattan for Grand Larceny and Criminal …

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Jun 14

Chimps Kiko And Tommy Denied Habeas Corpus Relief In New York

Kiko at the nonprofit Primate Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, NY in July 2013 (AP)

A New York appeals court has unanimously affirmed a lower court’s denials of habeas corpus petitions that sought the relocation of two chimpanzees, Kiko and Tommy, by their forcible removal from their current owners. Kiko and Tommy are represented by The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) based in Coral Springs, Florida, which argues that chimps have …

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Sep 01

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Rape Charges Dismissed Because There Is No Evidence A Crime Occurred

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Rape Charges Dismissed Because There Is No Evidence A Crime Occurred

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Jun 30

Federal Judge Denies Habeas Petition By Man Who Claims Surveillance Video Will Prove He Is Actually Innocent

Federal Judge Denies Habeas Petition By Man Who Claims Surveillance Video Will Prove He Is Actually Innocent

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May 18

Federal Judge Reverses Jury Award Of $18.6 Million To Alan Newton For 12 Years Wrongful Imprisonment

Federal Judge Reverses Jury Award Of $18.6 Million To Alan Newton For 12 Years Wrongful Imprisonment

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