New York’s Cuomo-era corruption cases go before the US Supreme Court ( News New York )

New York
WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided to rule on bids by a former Democratic aide to New York governor Andrew Cuomo and a businessman to overturn his environmental and fraud convictions in two cases that could have done so. it is all the more difficult to pursue public denunciations like Galba.The justices are to hear arguments in appeals from Joseph Percoco and Ludovico Ciminelli, who were indicted in related cases in 2016 in a corruption crackdown by federal prosecutors based in Manhattan in the state capital of Albany.The Supreme Court's judicial decisions, expected by the end of June, will also affect three co-conspirators arrested in cases of corruption and fraud during the tenure of President Cuomo involving public contracts worth hundreds of thousands of…
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Adult sex abuse victims in New York can act over decades old incidents ( News New York )

New York
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 23 (Reuters) - Adult sexual abuse victims in New York will have a chance to sue over decades of allegations starting on Thursday, when the law renews a variety of lawsuits including hospitals, Wall Street banks and a former U.S. president. Donald Trump.New York's Adult Survivors Act creates a one year period when victims can file lawsuits that would otherwise be barred because the case was too old.Former Elle magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll is expected to sue Trump under the new law for 27 years after she allegedly raped him in a Manhattan Bergdorf Goodman department store dressing room, according to a court filing.Trump denied kidnapping Carroll or knowing her at the time, saying she was "not my type."The law will take revenge against wrongdoers and…
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Trump rejected a judge in a New York fraud case, setting a trial date ( News New York )

New York
NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (Reuters) - A New York judge has scheduled an October 2023 trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump's three adult children and the Trump Organization in a lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of fraud. estimate the real estate company's assets and Trump's net worth.Justice Arthur Engoron of the state Supreme Court in Manhattan set a trial date in a contentious hearing last Tuesday night before a motion by the Trumps to dismiss the civil lawsuits."I have dominated in all these matters. It seems to me that the matter is the same. The law is the same. The parties are the same," Engoron told Alina Habba, Trump's lawyer. "You can't make the same argument after you've already lost."Habba had accused the…
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Iowa’s judicial nomination board’s gender quotas survive a court challenge ( News Iowa )

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The case is supported by the Pacific Legal FoundationThe judge calls the Iowa law a permissible, remedial measure(Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected a bid by a conservative legal group to block Iowa from requiring a state law requiring an equal number of men and women from each of its congressional districts to serve on the state's top vets committee. courtsChief US District Judge Stephanie Rose in Des Moines on Sunday refused to grant a preliminary injunction, a request by two candidates for a commission backed by the conservative Pacific Legal Foundation, which called the law unconstitutional.The Pacific Legal Foundation declined comment. A spokesman for outgoing Democratic Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, whose office is defending the law, did not respond to a request for comment.In a lawsuit filed…
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