Schafer on Defending New York Times v. Sullivan @MatthewSchafer

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Matthew Schafter, Fordham University School of Law, is publishing In Defense: New York Times v. New York Times v. Sullivan in volume 82 of the Louisiana Law Review. Here is the abstract. Sullivan, the landmark Supreme Court case that helped

New York’s Automatic Renewal Law Coming in February 2021: New Compliance Issues to Follow

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New York has enacted a new law , effective February 9, 2021, regulating automatic renewal and some “free trial” type agreements. The New York law is, in many ways, modelled after California’s comprehensive auto-renewal law.

Haitian Immigrants in New York Describe Perilous Escape - The New York Times

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In Their Words: Haitian Immigrants in New York Describe Perilous Escape "Dieu Nalio Chery, a photojournalist, fled Haiti after gangs threatened his life. 3, 2021 Regine Joseph moved to New York in May to flee violence. Here in New York, everything is very accessible.

The Secret Toll of Racial Ambiguity - The New York Times

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The Secret Toll of Racial Ambiguity "Rebecca Hall’s new film adaptation of the 1929 novel “Passing” has cracked open a public conversation about colorism and privilege. The Secret Toll of Racial Ambiguity - The New York Times

Covid Live News: Moderna Booster and F.D.A. Panel Updates - The New York Times

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Panel Updates - The New York TimesCovid Live News: Moderna Booster and F.D.A.

Covid Live News: Moderna Booster and F.D.A. Panel Updates - The New York Times

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Panel Updates - The New York TimesCovid Live News: Moderna Booster and F.D.A.

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.

New York air quality among worst in world as haze from western wildfires shrouds city | New York | The Guardian

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New York air quality plunges as haze from west coast wildfires shrouds city By Oliver Milman The Guardian 3 The Met Life and Chrysler buildings glow through a thick haze hanging over Manhattan, on Tuesday, in New York.

The High-Risk Group Left Out of New York’s Vaccine Rollout - The New York Times

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The High-Risk Group Left Out of New York’s Vaccine Rollout This is a violation of the 8th Amendment to the US Constitution. Some, like New York, do not address those behind bars at all. “We New York officials said the state was preparing a plan.

Afghanistan Live Updates: Fear Spreads in Kabul as Taliban Take Charge - The New York Times

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Afghanistan Live Updates: Fear Spreads in Kabul as Taliban Take Charge - The New York Times

The Pandemic Exodus: Kindergarten Enrollment Drops - The New York Times

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The Pandemic Exodus: Kindergarten Enrollment Drops - The New York TimesThe Kindergarten Exodus "As the pandemic took hold, more than 1 million children did not enroll in local schools. Many of them were the most vulnerable: 5-year-olds in low-income neighborhoods Aug.

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.

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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Taliban Sweep in Afghanistan Follows Years of U.S. Miscalculations - The New York Times

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Miscalculations - The New York Times". The United States kept forces in Afghanistan far longer than the British did in the 19th century, and twice as long as the Soviets — with roughly the same results. Taliban Sweep in Afghanistan Follows Years of U.S.

How Other Nations Pay for Child Care. The U.S. Is an Outlier. - The New York Times

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Mathias Svold for The New York Times Typical 2-year-olds in Denmark attend child care during the day, where they are guaranteed a spot, and their parents pay no more than 25 percent of the cost. The New York TimesHow Other Nations Pay for Child Care. The U.S.

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George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and John Lewis Statues Go Up in N.Y. - The New York Times

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Earl Wilson/The New York Times In Union Square, Terrence Floyd — a brother of George Floyd, whose murder in May 2020 by a police officer prompted confrontations over police brutality and racial injustice — spoke softly into a microphone. The New York Times

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 The 45-year old, who was driving with a child in his car at the time, was arrested after a crash that involved two vehicles Tuesday morning. A statement released by the police stated that Gooden faces charges including. endangering the welfare of a child.

U.S. Virus Cases Climb Toward a Third Peak - The New York Times

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Virus Cases Climb Toward a Third Peak - The New York Times

Cuomo-gate: a Nixonian scandal is engulfing New York

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EST T he biggest political scandal in America right now is playing out in New York, where Governor Andrew Cuomo is in a lot of trouble – and rightly so. The healthcare industry group also funneled more than $450,000 to members of the New York legislature in 2020.

High Covid Hospitalizations Have Delayed Elective Surgeries - The New York Times

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Alisha Jucevic for The New York Times In chronic pain, Mary O’Donnell can’t get around much. Audra Melton for The New York Times In Columbus, Ga., Both California and New York City have introduced vaccine mandates for education staff. New York City.

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#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

‘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

Opinion | Tucker Carlson and White Replacement - The New York Times

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Carlson continued, “Every time they import a new voter, I become disenfranchised as a current voter.” Second, and revealingly, he is admitting that Republicans do not and will not appeal to new citizens who are immigrants.

Opinion | Democrats Repent for Bill Clinton - The New York Times

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Blow The New York Times "In the last decade, the party and the former president himself have been forced to admit the failures of his administration. A 2015 New York Times Upshot analysis of 2010 census data found that there were 1.5

Frank Figliuzzi On Breaking New York Times’ Insurrection Reporting

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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

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

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.

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

Aid Trickles to Quake-Ravaged Haitians as Storm Threatens - The New York Times

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The new casualty figures for the Saturday quake were announced after Prime Minister Ariel Henry of Haiti promised a “tenfold” increase in actions to help the quake-ravaged southern peninsula of his country. Valerie Baeriswyl for The New York Times The homes of as many as 1.5

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.

Riots Shatter Veneer of Coexistence in Israel’s Mixed Towns - The New York Times

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Riots Shatter Veneer of Coexistence in Israel’s Mixed Towns - The New York TimesRiots Shatter Veneer of Coexistence in Israel’s Mixed Towns "Israel’s Jewish and Palestinian communities looked past each other until violence and bloodshed forced a reckoning.

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

Opinion | Voter Suppression Is Grand Larceny - The New York Times

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On his website, the announcement read this way: “Today, Governor Ron DeSantis proposed new measures to safeguard the sanctity of Florida elections. Opinion | Voter Suppression Is Grand Larceny - The New York Times

Opinion | Black and Armed - The New York Times

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20, 2020 "Credit.Damon Winter/The New York Times Growing up in rural northern Louisiana, everyone I knew, at least every household, seemed to have guns. When I moved north, first to Detroit and then to New York, I moved into a mental space of more stringent gun control.

Judge Rejects New York’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy- The New York Times

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Kirsten Luce for The New York Times A federal judge ruled on Monday that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities in the city, repudiating a major element in the Bloomberg administration’s crime-fighting legacy.

Opinion | ‘Freedom,’ Florida and the Delta Variant Disaster - The New York Times

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Freedom,’ Florida and the Delta Variant Disaster By PAUL KRUGMAN The New York Times Credit. He has been claiming that any new restrictions would have unacceptable costs for the economy — although Florida’s recent performance looks terrible if you place any value on human life.

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

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.

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

Voters Say Black Lives Matter Protests Were Important. They Disagree On Why. - The New York Times

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The New York TimesVoters Say Black Lives Matter Protests Were Important. They Disagree On Why. -

Afghans Somber but Not Surprised as U.S. Calls Drone Strike a ‘Tragic Mistake’ - The New York Times

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ET transcript Pentagon Admits It Made a ‘Tragic Mistake’ in Kabul Drone Strike Following a New York Times investigation, the Pentagon acknowledged that a U.S. Following a New York Times investigation, the Pentagon acknowledged that a U.S.

Census Redistricting Data Release: What to Know - The New York Times

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With Democrats clinging to a slim margin in the House of Representatives, control of the chamber in 2022 could be decided through congressional redistricting alone: Republican-leaning states like Texas and Florida are adding new seats through reapportionment, and G.O.P.-dominated