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Using self defense for violent crimes in New York

Self defense, also known as justification in New York State, can be used as a defense for individuals charged with assault, homicide or other violent crimes involving an injured person. The justification defense is usually employed for serious crimes when

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Product Liability Lawsuit Alleges Apple Had Tech to Prevent Distracted Driving

A new product liability lawsuit alleges California technology company Apple had the patented technology to prevent a fatal distracted driving accident in Texas several years ago, but failed to implement it. A woman was speeding down a Texas highway three years

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NYPD clerk accused of embezzlement from homeowners association

According to authorities, an employee of the property clerk division of the New York Police Department is accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his homeowners association. Danny Juliano, 50, still had check-signing authority for the Woodbrooke Estates

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New York man pleads guilty to securities fraud

Authorities said that a New York man pleaded guilty to securities and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud his family members and friends out of over $1.5 million. Williams Wells, 42, pleaded guilty in federal court in

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New York man pleads guilty to securities fraud

Authorities said that a New York man pleaded guilty to securities and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud his family members and friends out of over $1.5 million. Williams Wells, 42, pleaded guilty in federal court in

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Domestic violence and grand larceny charges against rapper Joe Budden have been dropped

Rapper Joe Budden was arrested in New York City in 2014 after allegations that he beat and robbed an ex-girlfriend. Those charges have now been dropped. Budden, 35, appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court March 3 and pleaded guilty to disorderly

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Domestic violence and grand larceny charges against rapper Joe Budden have been dropped

Rapper Joe Budden was arrested in New York City in 2014 after allegations that he beat and robbed an ex-girlfriend. Those charges have now been dropped. Budden, 35, appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court March 3 and pleaded guilty to disorderly

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Eleven New York residents arrested on charges of tax fraud

Eleven New York residents have been arrested and charged with tax fraud. According to the New York State Department of Taxation, nine “clients” and two tax preparers were arrested on charges of claiming exaggerated refunds and filing false tax returns.

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Eleven New York residents arrested on charges of tax fraud

Eleven New York residents have been arrested and charged with tax fraud. According to the New York State Department of Taxation, nine “clients” and two tax preparers were arrested on charges of claiming exaggerated refunds and filing false tax returns.

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Penalties for alcohol or drug-related driving violations

In our last post, we reviewed the differences under New York law between drivers’ license revocations and suspensions. In this post, we want to review the penalties that can be imposed for alcohol or drug-related driving violations that involve license

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