New York Magazine Takes a Look at Egypt's Prohibitions on "Fake News"

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In New York magazine, a discussion of Egyptian laws that forbid "fake news," and how the government uses them to tamp down dissent and criticism.

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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The Case of Jane Doe Ponytail - The New York Times

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Up she steps — and now she is falling, plunging toward the hard tenth of a New York mile that is 40th Road. In early 2017, New York’s police commissioner, James O’Neill, announced at a news conference that he would redirect his vice division to address prostitution and sex trafficking.

Opinion | Democracy in Danger in Georgia - The New York Times

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Kemp knows this as well as anyone; four years ago, he warned a meeting of Republicans about the New Georgia Project, a voter-registration initiative that Abrams founded while serving as Democratic minority leader in the Georgia House.

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

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.

White House Withholds 100,000 Pages of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Records - The New York Times

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White House Withholds 100,000 Pages of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Records - The New York Times

A Year of Reckoning - The New York Times

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Perhaps it is time to start thinking of this less as a news story than as a permanent new element of our lives. Beyond a scattering of new state legislation, shifts in social attitudes have not been locked in place by law. jodikantor • Facebook A Year of Reckoning - The New York Times

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?

When the Supreme Court Lurches Right - The New York Times

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The temperature rises whenever it comes time to nominate a new justice, especially when the court’s ideological balance is in play, as it is now, with President Donald Trump’s choice of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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."

#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

Opinion | Victimizing the Victims, Again - The New York Times

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Opinion | Victimizing the Victims, Again - The New York TimesBy Charles M. Blow Opinion Columnist "The Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the case.

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.

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 | ‘Mean Drunk’ vs. Teenage Girls - The New York Times

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Opinion | ‘Mean Drunk’ vs. Teenage Girls - The New York Times"These accusations don’t paint Brett Kavanaugh as just a cad, but as a lascivious predator. And then there were three.

"The Fourth Estate": A Documentary Series About the New York Times @nytimes @Showtime @lizgarbus

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The new series The Fourth Estate is now streaming on Showtime. This documentary series about The New York Times in the Trump era illuminates critical issues facing journalism today. Here's a description of the show from the network's website.

Opinion | It’s Time to Integrate New York’s Best Schools - The New York Times

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Nowhere is that work more important than New York City, where the school system is not only the nation’s largest but also its most segregated. Of all elite public high schools in the country, only New York’s use a single exam for admission.

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

Opinion | Affirmative Action Spectacle - The New York Times

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Photo by: Doug Mills/The New York Times Affirmative action is a thorny issue, an imperfect tool to push society toward more perfect equality. Opinion | Affirmative Action Spectacle - The New York TimesBy Charles M.

Opinion | Thomas, Kavanaugh and Race - The New York Times

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As The New York Times described the incident at the time: “Fifteen police officers in 10 patrol cars stopped Mr. King’s white sedan. I had met Clarence Thomas at a speaking engagement at the Harvard Club in NYC in 1979 and had engaged in a lively question and answer bantering episode.

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.

Opinion | Affirmative Action Spectacle - The New York Times

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And August 2006, Linda Greenhouse of The New York Times runs a story in The New York Times about the scarcity of women law clerks at the Supreme Court that year. Opinion | Affirmative Action Spectacle - The New York TimesBy Charles M.

New York Elects Its Next Anti-Trump Warrior | The New Republic

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"By winning the Democratic primary to be New York’s next attorney general, Tish James is now virtually guaranteed to become the state’s top legal officer this November. New York Elects Its Next Anti-Trump Warrior | The New Republic

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

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

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.

Paul Manafort Convicted in Fraud Trial - The New York Times

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Paul Manafort Convicted in Fraud Trial - The New York Times"ALEXANDRIA, Va. Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, was convicted on Tuesday in his financial fraud trial, bringing a dramatic end to a politically charged case that riveted the capital.

New York SAG Election Becoming a Tinderbox

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Check out my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” Tom Hanks and Alec Baldwin endorse USAN, while OSU issues a bill of particulars and personal attacks fly in all directions. With both factions pro-merger, members wonder why they’re fighting. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition). Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

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Opinion | Opera of Demons - The New York Times

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Not only has Cohen flipped, but The New York Times also reported last week: “Federal prosecutors in Manhattan struck a deal earlier this summer with Allen Weisselberg, the longtime chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, granting him immunity for his grand jury testimony about Michael D.

Bretagne’s Best Day: Last 9/11 Rescue Dog Comes Back to New York

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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 | All the President’s Crooks - The New York Times

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Opinion | All the President’s Crooks - The New York Times

Women Don’t Think Alike. Why Do We Think They Do? - The New York Times

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Chira is a senior correspondent and editor on gender issues for The New York Times. Cassese, a political scientist at the University of Delaware who assessed women’s attitudes by sifting through new data on the 2016 elections. “In The New York Times

Opinion | Nixon, Clinton and Trump - The New York Times

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Opinion | Nixon, Clinton and Trump - The New York Times"Twenty years ago last Friday, President Bill Clinton testified before the independent counsel, Kenneth Starr, and a grand jury about his sexual relationship with the White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

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.

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.

‘Davos in the Desert,’ a Saudi Prince’s Glittering Showcase, Is Stained by a Grisly Accusation - The New York Times

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Speaking on stage to the Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo, the prince said Saudi Arabia “and all of its projects and programs can reach new horizons in the world.” Davos in the Desert,’ a Saudi Prince’s Glittering Showcase, Is Stained by a Grisly Accusation - The New York Times

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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

F.B.I. Review of Kavanaugh Was Limited From the Start - The New York Times

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But the episode on Sunday was further evidence of the confusion, including on the part of the president, about what would happen after Senator Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, forced a one-week delay in the confirmation vote of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court by calling for a new F.B.I.

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A Home After Prison - The New York Times

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A Home After Prison - The New York Times

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.