New York Attorney General Unveils Latest Ticket Bot Enforcement Actions against Ticket Vendors and Software Developer

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On May 11, 2017, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman took the most recent step in dealing with this problem, and announced seven settlements in “ticket bot” enforcement actions, calling for settlement payments totaling $4.19 This development represents the latest step in Schneiderman’s longstanding and highly publicized efforts to combat unfair ticket resale practices occurring in New York.

New York Times Beats Sarah Palin Defamation Lawsuit

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A judge says that mistakes will be made in the exercise of press freedoms, but lawsuits from public figures must be limited. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online

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Rothman on The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined in New York? @profrothman

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Jennifer Rothman, Loyola (Los Angeles) Law School; Yale Information Society Project; Yale Law School, is publishing The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for New York?

The Eviction Machine Churning Through New York City - The New York Times

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Carranza and the others shows how New York City’s housing court system, created in part to shelter tenants from dangerous conditions, has instead become a tool for landlords to push them out and wrest a most precious civic commodity — affordable housing — out of regulation and into the free market."

Opinion | Andrew Cuomo: A Moral Outrage New York Will Not Tolerate - The New York Times

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To make matters worse, the federal government is prohibiting New York from providing health and mental health services to the hundreds of children who have already been placed by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement in centers around the state — even though the state regulates those centers.

Opinion | Documenting ‘Slavery by Another Name’ in Texas - The New York Times

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The catalog of injuries etched into the bones of the men and women who labored to build, feed and protect Colonial-era New York includes muscles so violently strained they were ripped away from the skeleton, offering a grisly portrait of what it was like to be worked to death in bondage.

N.Y. Attorney General Sues Trump Foundation Over Self-Dealing - The New York Times

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Attorney General Sues Trump Foundation Over Self-Dealing - The New York Times

The New York Times Exposes Google’s Values Gap

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The New York Times has caught YouTube up to their old tricks , none of which will come as a surprise to team MTP or anyone else in the music business. Americans are freedom loving people, and nothing says freedom like getting away with it. From Long, Long Time by Guy Forsyth.

SiriusXM Wins New York Case Over Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

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The 2nd Circuit rules that the satcaster deserves summary judgment and the lawsuit from Flo & Eddie should be dismissed. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online

Trump Calls on Sessions to ‘Stop the Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now’ - The New York Times. But the warlock has not been snared yet? #ManchurianPresident #ResistanceIsNotFutile

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Trump Calls on Sessions to ‘Stop the Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now’ - The New York Times

New York Times writer's anti-white tweets cause outrage

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Former New York Mets Dwight Gooden Arrested for DUI

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Dwight Gooden, a former baseball player for the New York Mets, was arrested driving under the influence in Franklin Lakes NJ where he lives. Tags: DUI Under Arrest dwi dwight gooden new york mets

Opinion | John Brennan: President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash - The New York Times

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Opinion | John Brennan: President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash - The New York Times "That’s why the president revoked my security clearance: to try to silence anyone who would dare challenge him.

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Just sayin’

Trump Calls Omarosa Manigault Newman ‘That Dog’ in His Latest Insult - The New York Times

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15, 2018CreditImage by Doug Mills/The New York Times “The fact is the president’s an equal opportunity person that calls things like he sees it,” Ms. Blaming Mr. Sessions for not shutting down the investigation is not a new tack for Mr. Trump.

New York State Court Declines to Compel Arbitration, Cites Purported Ambiguities in Mobile Contracting Process

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While Uber’s contractual presentation in this instance arguably would be deemed enforceable by a fair number of courts, the New York state court found enough ambiguity to decline to enforce the arbitration clause.

How Conservatives Weaponized the First Amendment - The New York Times

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The right, which had for years been hostile to and very nervous about a strong First Amendment, has rediscovered it,” said Burt Neuborne, a law professor at New York University. A new analysis prepared for The New York Times found that the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John G.

Scandal-Ridden Scoundrel - The New York Times

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Every day we wake up to either a new scandal or several lingering ones. Scandal-Ridden Scoundrel - The New York TimesBy Charles Blow "Donald Trump has turned the political world upside down, again and again, like a kid flipping a coin.

Confronting Segregation in New York City Schools - The New York Times

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"Despite its polychromatic diversity, New York City has one of most deeply segregated school systems in the nation. Confronting Segregation in New York City Schools - The New York Times

Opinion | Return of the Blood Libel - The New York Times

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The poster child for this tale of un-carnage is the biggest city of them all: New York, where more than a third of the population is foreign-born, probably including around half a million undocumented immigrants — and crime has fallen to levels not seen since the 1950s.

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Opinion | What Mandela Lost - The New York Times

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Opinion | What Mandela Lost - The New York Times "Some time ago, the writer Nikki Giovanni offered me guidance on writing about the life of a public person. Most of her advice I understood and dutifully jotted into a small notebook.

Opinion | Trump and the Baby Snatchers - The New York Times

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Opinion | Trump and the Baby Snatchers - The New York Times

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Opinion | Trump Remakes America - The New York Times

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Opinion | Trump Remakes America - The New York Times"Donald Trump, a lying, bullying, womanizing autocrat-idolizer, is fundamentally transforming America in very real and lasting ways, in ways that have left decent people slack-jawed, enraged and exasperated.

CNN’s Jim Acosta Challenges Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Then Makes a Quick Exit - The New York Times

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Challenges Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Then Makes a Quick Exit - The New York Times

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Opinion | White Extinction Anxiety - The New York Times

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The report continued: “Second, the new numbers show that for the first time there are more children who are minorities than who are white, at every age from zero to nine. Opinion | White Extinction Anxiety - The New York Times

A Home After Prison - The New York Times

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A Home After Prison - The New York Times

Re-Evaluating New York Times v. Sullivan

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Cass, Center for the Rule of Law, Cass & Associates, PC; Boston University School of Law, is publishing Weighing Constitutional Anchors: New York Times Co. Ronald A.

#irespectmusic Turtles Win in New York pre-72 Case Against SiriusXM

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More to follow, but the Turtles win another one for all pre-72 artists in federal court in New York applying New York state copyright law. Brown shoes don’t make it, baby. Turtles NY Memorandum and Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgement

The Wall of Love Outside a Jail - The New York Times

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The Wall of Love Outside a Jail - The New York Times

Opinion | A Present-Day Bull Connor - The New York Times

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Opinion | A Present-Day Bull Connor - The New York Times"By Charles Blow "Last week Donald Trump proposed pardoning Muhammad Ali, even though Ali’s conviction for refusing to be drafted into the Vietnam War had been already overturned.

New York Mag's Tweet Guide

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Here's New York Mag's guide to the best tweets. Tags: hashtag New York tweets Twitter My Twitter-feed is now essential to how I do business every day. I prefer to scroll through my feed as opposed to getting tweets on my BlackBerry.

How the Mueller Investigation Could Play Out for Trump - The New York Times

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How the Mueller Investigation Could Play Out for Trump - The New York Times

Parents and Children Remain Separated by Miles and Bureaucracy - The New York Times

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González, who had been released on a bond, was meeting her lawyer on Thursday and would soon join the volunteers who were driving her to New York City to find her three young children — Lester, Jamelin and Deyuin — who had been taken away from her more than a month before at the southern border.

Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort - The New York Times

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Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort - The New York Times "ALEXANDRIA, VA. Rick Gates, Paul Manafort’s right-hand man for years, began testifying against his former boss on Monday in federal court in Alexandria, Va.

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Hulk Hogan's Lead Lawyer Explains How His Team Beat "Arrogant," "Defiant" Gawker (Guest Column)

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The Business Business THR Weekly Magazine Hulk Hogan New York IssueFresh from a $140 million verdict, the wrestler’s lead attorney Charles Harder reveals his winning strategy, the mistakes Nick Denton made and the crazy backstory behind a surreal (and influential) trial. read more.

New York Appeals Court Rules No Public Performance Rights in Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

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In a big victory for SiriusXM and a major setback for owners of older sound recordings, a lower court's decision is reversed. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online

Inner Racism Revealed - The New York Times

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Inner Racism Revealed - The New York Times"Allow me a moment of personal indulgence: When I began writing a column many years ago, it quickly dawned on me that although I had strong and firm views on some things, there were many others about which my opinions weren’t fully formed.

Opinion | The Weasel of Oz - The New York Times

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Just move on, create a new moment — one that rivals or even outshines the last — and change the subject. Trump never will." Opinion | The Weasel of Oz - The New York Times

Bill Signals Top Tax Priority of G.O.P. Is to Help Corporations - The New York Times

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Is to Help Corporations - The New York Times Bill Signals Top Tax Priority of G.O.P.

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Disney Comes Out Against New York's Proposal to Curb Pornographic "Deepfakes"

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As do other Hollywood studios and media groups warning of unintended consequences. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Culture Business THR Online