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  1. Chelsea Bomber Convicted Swiftly by Federal Jury in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Law.com

    After a little more than four hours of deliberations, the jury in the Southern District of New York convicted Ahmad Khan Rahimi of eight counts, including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  2. Irving Seidman, Mob Prosecutor in Brooklyn and Steely Criminal Defense Attorney, Dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Law.com

    He was known as meticulous, shrewd and honest, and because of his reputation, became an informal and formal advisor to many in New York's business and legal worlds. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  3. Binder & Binder, Winding Down After Bankruptcy, to Lay Off 190 EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Law.com

    In state regulatory filings, the company said that it will lay off 100 employees from its Hauppauge, Long Island, headquarters and 90 employees from a Long Island City, Queens, plant that will close. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  4. Firm Must Pay NYC Transfer Tax in Real Estate Deal, Court FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Law.com

    A real estate holding company has lost its bid to challenge the imposition of New York City's real property transfer tax on an ownership stake in the iconic building at 1328 Broadway in Manhattan, known as 2 Herald Square.

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  5. Baklava Chefs' Jobs Not 'Creative' Under FLSA, Judge RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Law.com

    Chefs for an entity that sells Turkish food from multiple storefronts do not fall under the Fair Labor Standards Act's creative professional exemption for overtime pay because their tasks require "consistency and precision, not innovation and imagination," a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  6. The Appellate Division, First Department, at 27 Madison Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Law.com

    A defendant received ineffective assistance of counsel when his lawyer told him that he "could be" deported - not that he definitely would be deported - as a result of his guilty plea for attempted robbery, a divided state appeals court has ruled. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  7. Appeals Court Hears Arguments on Whether Muss Can Keep $4M DepositRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Law.com

    New York's highest court heard oral arguments Tuesday on whether the First Department was right to allow a major New York developer to keep a $4 million deposit from an aborted Staten Island deal.

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  8. NY Building Injury Suit Fell Short, Appeals Court RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Law.com

    A company that owned a service ramp at the One New York Plaza building's loading dock shouldn't be liable for the injury of a security officer who failed to raise a triable issue of fact regarding negligence in the ramp's construction, a state appeals court has ruled. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  9. George Bundy Smith Remembered for Soft-Spoken PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Law.com

    George Bundy Smith, a retired Court of Appeals judge, the author of the state's decision outlawing the death penalty and a civil rights fighter who was arrested in 1961 on a "Freedom Ride" to Alabama, passed away at his home in Harlem on Saturday. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  10. George Bundy Smith Dies; Outlawed NY's Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Law.com

    George Bundy Smith, a retired Court of Appeals judge, the author of the state's decision outlawing the death penalty and a civil rights fighter who was arrested in 1961 on a "Freedom Ride" to Alabama, passed away at his home in Harlem on Saturday. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  11. Former Employee Accused of Stealing $400K From Staten Island DARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Law.com

    William Nelson faces federal charges for one count of theft of funds and nine counts of mail fraud for allegedly executing a decadelong scheme to defraud the office. B. Colby Hamilton is a New York-based financial and white-collar litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com.

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  12. Edward W. De BarbieriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Law.com

    Edward W. De Barbieri writes: The recent Court of Appeals decision in 'Avella v. City of New York' prevents a major economic development project in northern Queens from moving ahead.

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  13. Proposed EB-5 Visa Program ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | Law.com

    Peter Fisch and Mitchell Berg write: The EB-5 visa program has become a major source of real estate financing nationwide, and in particular for large real estate development projects in New York City such as Hudson Yards in Manhattan, the New York Wheel on Staten Island, and the Pacific Park development in Brooklyn. While the real estate industry has to date been the primary beneficiary of investment dollars generated by the EB-5 program, proposed changes to the program's rules could imperil what has been a reliable source of funding for new development projects.

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  14. US v. William Boyland, 15-3118Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Law.com

    For Plaintiff: For Appellee: Robert L. Capers, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Amy Busa, Assistant United States Attorney, Brooklyn, New York, on the brief, Lan X. Nguyen, Assistant United States Attorney, Brooklyn, NY.

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  15. Proposed EB-5 Visa Program ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | Law.com

    Peter Fisch and Mitchell Berg write: The EB-5 visa program has become a major source of real estate financing nationwide, and in particular for large real estate development projects in New York City such as Hudson Yards in Manhattan, the New York Wheel on Staten Island, and the Pacific Park development in Brooklyn. While the real estate industry has to date been the primary beneficiary of investment dollars generated by the EB-5 program, proposed changes to the program's rules could imperil what has been a reliable source of funding for new development projects.

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  16. Michael RikonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Law.com

    In his Condemnation and Tax Certiorari column, Michael Rikon discusses the recent decision in 'Matter of Avella v.

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  17. The Appellate Division, First Department, at 27 Madison Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Law.com

    A state appeals court on Tuesday shut down Paul Napoli's bid to pursue defamation and defamation per se counterclaims against Denise Rubin, a former employee who is pursuing a $1 million sex discrimination lawsuit against the ex-firm and Napoli himself. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  18. Panel Rejects Attempt to Compel City to Halt Religious Slaughtering RitualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Law.com

    An animal rights group cannot use a mandamus action to compel New York City to stop ultra-Orthodox Jews from openly practicing the ritual of Kaporos, in which chickens' throats are sliced on public streets, a divided appeals court ruled Tuesday. Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  19. Mixed Verdict Arrives in Latest Act of Doomed Broadway MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Law.com

    A jury handed down a mixed verdict Wednesday in the trial of a Broadway press agent accused of scaring off an angel investor who stood ready to save the ill-fated production "Rebecca-The Musical." Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing lawyer in Manhattan.

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  20. Donald Olenick and Judy Olenick, Plaintiff v. The City of New York, Defendant, 23466/11Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Law.com

    For Defendant: Attorney for defendant City of NY: Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, Brooklyn, NY.

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