District Court Dismisses Arpaio Defamation Suit Against New York Times

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District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed Joe Arpaio's defamation suit against the New York Times. The U.S. In a short ruling, Judge Amit P. Mehta held that the plaintiff failed to allege sufficient facts "that plausbily establish

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New York City Considers Facial Recognition Bill — Will New York Be the Next Forum for Biometric Privacy Litigation?

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25, 2019) , it is worth remembering that late last year, New York City Council members Ritchie Torres (and additional co-sponsors) introduced a bill for the city council to consider that would regulate the use of biometric technology in New York City. If enacted, this bill could lead to a deluge of individual and class action suits in New York based on biometric activity. In light of the recent decision by the Illinois Supreme Court in Rosenbach v.

Sixth Circuit Affirms Lower Court Ruling Dismissing Defamation Suit Against New York Times

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The Sixth Circuit affirms a lower court ruling dismissing a defamation lawsuit against the New York Times. An Ohio State University professor sued over a NYT article, but the lower court held, and the 6th circuit agreed, that a reasonable

Opinion | How Italians Became ‘White’ - The New York Times

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Italian-Americans were often used as cheap labor on the docks of New Orleans at the turn of the last century. Louisiana’s romance with Italian labor began to sour when the new immigrants balked at low wages and dismal working conditions.

Federal Appeals Court Rules for Trump in Emoluments Case - The New York Times. [link]

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Federal Appeals Court Rules for Trump in Emoluments Case - The New York Times

53 People Died in Mass Shootings in August Alone in the U.S. - The New York Times

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The New York Times53 People Died in Mass Shootings in August Alone in the U.S. -

Trump Publicly Urges China to Investigate the Bidens - The New York Times

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Trump Publicly Urges China to Investigate the Bidens - The New York Times

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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

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

Google and YouTube Agree To Pay $170M To FTC, New York, For Collecting Children's Data, Selling Ads

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Google and Youtube is paying $170 million in penalties, $136M to the Federal Trade Commission and $34M to the state of New York, to settle accusations against the companies that YouTube knowingly collected information about children who visited the platform

Opinion | The Cruelty of Trump’s Poverty Policy - The New York Times

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Opinion | The Cruelty of Trump’s Poverty Policy - The New York Times

Why Artists Should Care About @AGSNYT: How The Times Thinks About Privacy

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The New York Times has started “The Privacy Project” and kicks off the story correctly with an introspective opinion piece from the boss, A.G. Over the past few years, The New York Times has reported aggressively on the erosion of digital privacy, bringing information to light about the exploitation of personal data that Facebook amassed on its users , about companies buying and selling children’s data , and about phone apps secretly tracking users’ every movement.

How the Impeachment Process Works - The New York Times

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The House Judiciary Committee, led by Representative Jerrold Nadler, Democrat of New York, has claimed — including in court filings — that the panel is already engaged in an impeachment investigation. How the Impeachment Process Works - The New York Times

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist - The New York Times

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House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist - The New York Times

Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump - The New York Times

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Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump - The New York Times

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.

Opinion | Trump Walks a Crooked Mile - The New York Times

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In an interview with NPR, she said she hadn’t changed her mind on impeachment, but she does think Congress should pass new laws so future presidents can be indicted. Opinion | Trump Walks a Crooked Mile - The New York Times"WASHINGTON — Everyone here is keyed up for the Big One.

#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

Robert Mueller to Make Statement on Russia Investigation - The New York Times

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Robert Mueller to Make Statement on Russia Investigation - The New York Times

Eric Garner Death Was ‘Not a Big Deal,’ Police Commander Said - The New York Times

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Eric Garner Death Was ‘Not a Big Deal,’ Police Commander Said - The New York Times

Opinion | A Lust for Punishment - The New York Times

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On Wednesday, Trump’s administration announced new rules that would allow migrant families to be held indefinitely. Opinion | A Lust for Punishment - The New York Times

Opinion | Liberals for Inequality - The New York Times

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There, he watched well-off homeowners fight against a new ordinance to create additional housing. Nimbyism has also been an issue in San Francisco, New York, Boston and other metropolitan areas. Opinion | Liberals for Inequality - 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.

Trump Had Ukraine Envoy Removed on ‘False Claims,’ She Tells House Inquiry - The New York Times

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According to a copy of her opening statement obtained by The New York Times, Ms. Her searing account, delivered at the risk of losing her job, could lend new momentum to the impeachment inquiry that imperils Mr. Trump. "WASHINGTON — Marie L.

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.

Open Wounds, Head Injuries, Fever: Ailing Migrants Suffer at the Border - The New York Times

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Open Wounds, Head Injuries, Fever: Ailing Migrants Suffer at the Border - The New York Times

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

FanDuel Faults New York AG for "Flawed" Analysis of Website's Legality

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As the daily fantasy sports operator is told to stop operations in New York, media companies have a direct stake in the outcome. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Exclusive: ICE Has Kept Tabs on ‘Anti-Trump’ Protesters in New York City

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Exclusive: ICE Has Kept Tabs on ‘Anti-Trump’ Protesters in New York City

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.

Opinion | Watch Out, America — The Supreme Court Is Back in Session - The New York Times

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The new term offers no shortage of opportunities for the conservative justices to block or roll back rights for certain groups — for example, women, L.G.B.T. The lawsuit is a challenge to a New York City law limiting gun owners’ ability to transport guns outside their home.

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."

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Democrats Pressure Republican Senate to Join Ukraine Inquiry - The New York Times

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Mr. Schumer made his call as pressure was building on Democrats to move more aggressively toward impeaching Mr. Trump over the new revelations, and his administration’s refusal to disclose the whistle-blower complaint about them, as required by law.

Proposed “Bitlicense” Regulations Published to the New York Register

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Today’s New York State Register includes a Notice of Proposed Rule Making from the New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYSDFS”) regarding the regulation of virtual currency ( “Regulation of the Conduct of Virtual Currency Businesses,” No. New York is the first state to actually propose such a licensing requirement for virtual currency businesses.

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?

New York Publishing Headquarters Dazzle

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Last week as I rushed from meeting to meeting in New York City, I kept entering the magnificent portals of architecturally significant headquarters of publishing giants with fabulously designed commissaries full of anxious employees trying to hang on to their gigs.

Opinion | Reparations: Reasonable and Right - The New York Times

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The historian Jim Downs estimates that “at least one quarter of the four million former slaves got sick or died between 1862 and 1870,” as The New York Times pointed out when his book, “Sick From Freedom,” was released in 2012. "By Charles M.

The Jamal Khashoggi Case: Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince - The New York Times

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The Jamal Khashoggi Case: Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince - The New York Times

Opinion | Just How Corrupt Is Bill Barr? - The New York Times

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According to Stephen Gillers, a professor of legal ethics at New York University School of Law, any lawyers involved in hiding these transcripts might have done something illegal. The New York Times

New York City settles Eric Garner case for $5.9 million | New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

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New York City settles Eric Garner case for $5.9 million | New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

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.

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.