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  • Stupid Lawyer
    Stupid Lawyer

    I laughed out loud recently, while reviewing case summaries our office receives on noteworthy court cases. The case that made me chuckle was written by an appeals court in Albany, regarding a ...

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  • Federal Judge Rules Flashing Motorists is Unconstitutional
    Federal Judge Rules Flashing Motorists is Unconstitutional

    So you are driving home from work one night and you pass a police car in a roadside speed trap. You decide to do your good deed for the day, and you flash your headlights to cars going in the opposite ...

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    Do "Hate" Crime Laws Violate 14th Amendment?

    There has been a rash of "hate" crimes allegedly committed against gays in New York State recently. "Hate" crime laws have proliferated in the United States in recent years, and their ...

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  • Plow driver will not face criminal charges but he and employer may be civilly liable.
    Plow driver will not face criminal charges but he and employer may be civilly liable.

    We recently found out that the Pittsford snow plow driver who struck and killed a woman will not face criminal charges. However, this does not mean that he (and the Town of Pittsford) is "out of the ...

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  • In Criminal Cases, Always Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent
    In Criminal Cases, Always Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent

    I just read on the news that 8 college kids were arrested in Geneseo for suspicion of drug possession. First, as of right now, these kids are innocent in the eyes of the law. The constitution ...

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  • Hate Crime Laws A Thorny Legal Issue
    Hate Crime Laws A Thorny Legal Issue

    Do "Hate" Crime Laws Violate 14th Amendment? There has been a rash of "hate" crimes allegedly committed against gays in New York State recently. "Hate" crime laws have proliferated in the United ...

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