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Parolees are not the only New Yorkers who will benefit from expanded voting rights

The recent executive order granting parolees in New York State the right to vote may do more than enfranchise formerly incarcerated individuals. The executive order reduces the…

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Executive Order on Firing Policies Leaves Federal Employees Contemplating Job Security

A recent executive order could have some federal employees contemplating their job security, or at least scratching their heads. An overhaul of the way poorly performing federal…

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Setting the record straight: Video interrogations tell it like it is

  The chances of ensuring the reliability of evidence at trial and guarding against false confessions are improving in New York State, thanks to a new law requiring video…

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New York State bill would increase protections, benefits to veterans and military personnel

A package of bills currently under consideration in New York State would benefit military personnel and veterans with everything from increased employment services and property…

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Businesses obligated to protect consumer privacy and data protection in light of new regulations

It’s not business as usual anymore, at least when it comes to privacy and data protection. The way businesses worldwide collect, process and store the personal data of consumers…

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New York City Employers Must Scramble to Update Their Sexual Harassment Policies

New York City businesses will need to update their sexual harassment policies in a hurry, as new city and state laws are taking effect over the next 12 months. The New York City…

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Regulation of digital political ads aims for transparency in New York; other bills follow

New legislation will make it clear who is paying for political advertisements online and on social media in New York State. The Democracy Protection Act, now in effect, will also…

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Proposed New York City Bill Would Disconnect Employers from Employees After Hours

Another change to New York City’s labor and employment laws is under consideration by the City Council. This one would impact employers’ abilities to communicate with their…

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Controversial Restatement of Liability Insurance Approved by Final Vote of ALJ

Today, the American Law Institute (ALI) voted to approve the Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance.  According to ALI’s press release, “The draft has four…

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Insurance Law Podcast Discusses the Impact of Post-Hurricane Harvey

OLDWICK, N.J.–(Business Wire)–A.M. Best and Best’s Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource have released the latest installment of the Insurance Law Podcast,…

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