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NY Judge Faults Boxing Weigh-In, Awards No Damages
Posted on 9 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Community Staff

ALBANY, N.Y. - (AP) The New York State Athletic Commission failed to properly weigh boxer Arturo Gatti before he fought Joey Gamache at Madison Square Garden in 2000, but that didn't cause Gamache's career-ending knockout loss, a judge said. ... Read More

NY Judge Tosses Bin Laden Brothers From Lawsuits
Posted on 18 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A New York judge has dismissed several dozen defendants including members of Osama bin Laden's family from lawsuits seeking to blame individuals, banks and foreign entities for the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Federal Judge George Daniels... Read More

NY Suburb Settles Suit Over Jews' `Shabbos House'
Posted on 17 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A New York village has settled a federal lawsuit and will allow Orthodox Jews to gather at a house near a hospital so they can visit patients on the Sabbath without breaking their law against driving. The village of Suffern, N.Y., had... Read More

NY Judge Says Filmmaker Can Give Oil Footage Later
Posted on 21 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A judge said Thursday that a filmmaker can wait until the end of the month to decide whether to comply with his order to release raw footage of a documentary about a legal dispute between Chevron and Ecuadoreans over oil contamination... Read More

Co-Owner Of Painting Missing In NY ID'd As A Thief
Posted on 2 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) First it was a curious tale of a $1.3 million painting a middleman said he drunkenly lost while trying to help a friend sell it. Now the story has gotten stranger still: A part owner of the canvas identified its co-owner as an admitted... Read More

NY Ex-Employee, 51, Accuses Combs Of Age Bias
Posted on 2 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A New York woman has sued rapper-producer Sean "Diddy" Combs, saying he fired her because of her age two decades after she helped launch his career. Fifty-one-year-old Francesca Spero filed the age discrimination lawsuit Wednesday... Read More