‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies of Cancer at 43 - The New York Times

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‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies of Cancer at 43 - The New York Times

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.

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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

Black Homeowners Face Discrimination in Appraisals - The New York Times

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But before the new appraiser could arrive, Ms. The new appraiser gave their home a value of $465,000 — a more than 40 percent increase from the first appraisal. The bank ordered a new appraisal, which came back $160,000 higher, and Mr. Hughley went on to sell the home for $770,000.

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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Opinion | What America’s Coronavirus Response Looks Like Abroad - The New York Times

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Opinion | What America’s Coronavirus Response Looks Like Abroad - 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.

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

#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

Indelible Image of Boy’s Pat on Obama’s Head - The New York Times

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Indelible Image of Boy’s Pat on Obama’s Head - The New York Times

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.

Daniel Prude: Black Man Suffocates After Rochester Police Put Hood on Him - The New York Times

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The New York State attorney general, Letitia James, and the Rochester police chief said they were investigating the death. New York was in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic at the time.

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Black, Native American and Fighting for Recognition in Indian Country - The New York Times

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But now, a landmark Supreme Court decision for tribal sovereignty has breathed new life into their fight. Black, Native American and Fighting for Recognition in Indian Country - The New York Times"Enslaved people were also driven west along the Trail of Tears.

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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In the first night of their first virtual convention, Democrats made their case for Joseph R. Biden Jr. with a mix of recorded programming and notable speakers delivering live remarks. Democratic National Convention - New York Times

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Nearly 2,000 Dead as Coronavirus Ravages Nursing Homes in N.Y. Region - The New York Times

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Region - The New York TimesNearly 2,000 Dead as Coronavirus Ravages Nursing Homes in N.Y.

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.

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.

Opinion | How Much Worse the Coronavirus Could Get, in Charts - The New York Times

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Opinion | How Much Worse the Coronavirus Could Get, in Charts - 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.

Wrongly Convicted Man Receives $18.6 Million in Lawsuit Against NYC - BV Black Spin

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million yesterday by a New York City federal jury. He was convicted in 1985, according to a New York Post report, for rape but never gave up on proving his innocence. Wrongly Convicted Man Receives $18.6

How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering - The New York Times

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In cities like Baltimore, Dallas, Denver, Miami, Portland and New York, neighborhoods that are poorer and have more residents of color can be 5 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit hotter in summer than wealthier, whiter parts of the same city.

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 | Gwen Berry: I Raised My Fist in Protest. The Olympics Punished Me. - The New York Times

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The New York TimesThe I.O.C. is on the wrong side of history, again. "In In sports arenas around the world , taking a knee is no longer taboo — it’s trending. But there’s at least one place where protesting is still not allowed. The Olympic medal podium.

Panel Approves Impeachment Articles and Sends Charges for a House Vote - The New York Times

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Panel Approves Impeachment Articles and Sends Charges for a House Vote - The New York Times

?It?s Unbelievable That We Have to Keep Doing This?: Protesters March to the White House - The New York Times

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‘It’s Unbelievable That We Have to Keep Doing This’: Protesters March to the White House - 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. Sullivan and the Misdirection of First Amendment Doctrine in volume 12 of

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?

Happy 50th Birthday, New York Times v. Sullivan

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Today rings in the 50th anniversary of the SCOTUS decision in New York Times v. By Reed Lee, Esq. Sullivan. In my view, this was the single most important free speech case the United States Supreme Court has ever decided. Alexander Mieklejohn described the Sullivan decision as “an occasion for dancing in the streets.” ” I […]. defamation First Amendment

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

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.

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

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

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

New Music 6-3-10: The Day He Quit, We're Only Afraid of New York City, Tiefschwarz, Cobra Skulls, The Big Pink

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Staff picksThe Day He QuitWe're Only Afraid of New York CityTiefschwarzCobra SkullsThe Big Pink. Tags: tiefschwarz the day he quit cobra skulls we're only afraid of new york city the big pink

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. -

The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus - The New York Times

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What is certain — according to new federal data that provides the most comprehensive look to date on nearly 1.5 Racial disparities in who contracts the virus have played out in big cities like Milwaukee and New York, but also in smaller metropolitan areas like Grand Rapids, Mich.,

New York’s finest Islamophobes - Salon.com

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New York’s finest Islamophobes - Salon.com

New York Film Fest Selection Committee Adds Dennis Lim

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The Film Society of Lincoln Center has replaced outgoing associate programming director and New York film fest selection committee member Kent Jones with ex- Village Voice editor/critic Dennis Lim, who teaches criticism at NYU and edits Moving Image Source.

Ken Davenport visits LA: Producers Perspective Social January 29th.

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Theatre law Broadway theatre Ken Davenport New York Theatre Theatrical producerOne of the blogs I read religiously is Broadway Producer Ken Davenport ‘s “Producer’s Perspective&#. Ken’s insights and predictions about the business (and art) of theatre are always interesting and thought-provoking. Ken is coming to L.A. later this month, and he’s holding a social meetup on Saturday January 29th, at the Pig N’ Whistle 6714 Hollywood Blvd.

Federal Lawsuit Alleges Infringement of Minors' New York Right of Publicity by Facebook "Like" and "Friend Finder" Features

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In what may represent a new wave in an interesting challenge to the viral nature of social media marketing, a recently filed putative class action asserts a right of publicity claim against Facebook in connection with the service’s “Like&# and “Friend Finder&# features. Contracts New York Civil Rights Law § 50 minor right of publicity

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