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Will New York’s Governor Face Perjury Charges?

New York Governor David A. Paterson, who allegedly lied to ethics investigators last year, may now face criminal perjury charges for his actions. Last year, an inquiry started when it was alleged the Governor had accepted five free tickets to…

US Claims Al Qaeda Ordered Failed Subway Attack in 2008

A federal prosecutor revealed more details about a planned attack on the New York City subway system from 2008. Three men from Queens, one of New York’s burroughs, are charged with planning the attack. The prosecution has now revealed that…

Embattled New York Governor May Face Criminal Charges

The New York State Commission on Public Integrity found that embattled New York Governor David Paterson falsely testified during an ethics investigation last year. As a result, the commission has asked prosecutors to determine whether criminal charges should be brought…

New York Paves an Easier Path for Transgender Name Changes

Two recent decisions, along with countless volunteer lawyers, have made it easier for transgender individuals to change their name in New York. In the first case, the New York appeals court held that individuals seeking name changes are not required…