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Glassblowing Makes Me A Better Lawyer

I never expected that glassblowing would strongly influence my work as an attorney, but it has taught me the impor... (more story)

How NY Co-Ops Can Minimize Sale Rejections Based On Price

New York co-op sales are regularly rejected for being below undisclosed price minimums, and co-op boards should ad... (more story)

Money, Money, Money: Limiting White Collar Wealth Evidence

As courts increasingly recognize that allowing unfettered evidence of wealth could prejudice a jury against a defe... (more story)

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Texas OKs $1.5B For 7 New Psychiatric Hospital Projects

The Lone Star State is planning seven psychiatric hospital projects that will be funded by $1.5 billion authorized by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and state lawmakers in 2023.

Scarinci Hollenbeck Adds 6 Real Estate Attys In NJ

Corporate and commercial law firm Scarinci Hollenbeck LLC has hired six real estate attorneys for its New Jersey offices in Little Falls and Red Bank, the firm said Thursday.

A potato field in Maine is pictured. An association in the state aiming to help farmers with the identification and aftermath of PFAS contamination on their land is expected to join a suit brought by a group of ranchers in Texas against the EPA over a lack of regulation on PFAS found in biosolids. (iStock)
Farms Blame EPA Inaction In New Contaminated Land Claims

A lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brought by a group of farmers over federally approved biosolids containing a group of chemicals known as PFAS could mark the start of a new wave of la... (more story)

Settlement Ends Amazon Warehouse Construction Fight

A settlement has resolved a dispute between an electric subcontractor and a construction company over the delayed building of an Amazon warehouse in south Georgia, according to a joint motion to dismiss filed ... (more story)

Trump Calls For Engoron's Recusal In Civil Fraud Case

Former President Donald Trump and other defendants fighting a $465 million civil fraud judgment called on New York Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron to recuse himself Thursday in light of a once-suspended r... (more story)

Ford Battery Factory Challenge Unplugged By Mich. Panel

Michigan appellate judges affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to block Ford Motor Co.'s plans to build an electric vehicle battery plant in the state, finding the factory's opponents weren't entitled t... (more story)

Meet The Bridgegate Atty For NJ Power Broker In RICO Case

Law360 Pulse caught up with Michael Critchley Sr., counsel for recently indicted New Jersey Democratic power broker George E. Norcross III, and lawyers who know him about his decadeslong track record of succes... (more story)

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King & Spalding Guides $320M Brooklyn Construction Loan

King & Spalding advised a $321 million construction loan from Texas-based Bank OZK for a three-tower residential complex developer Naftali Group is building at a site on the East River in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Recovery Home Co. Sues Over Denial By Town's Zoning Panel

A New Jersey township's zoning board has been accused in New Jersey federal court of discriminating against recovering drug addicts and alcoholics by refusing to allow a recovery home to continue to operate in... (more story)

Poughkeepsie, New York, is pictured. The Hudson Valley Property Owners Association has filed suit after the city's common council of unanimously voted to declare a housing emergency and adopt rent stabilization citywide. (iStock)
Landlord Group Vows To Challenge NY Town's Rent Regs Vote

The common council of Poughkeepsie, New York, has unanimously voted to declare a housing emergency and adopt rent stabilization citywide, prompting the Hudson Valley Property Owners Association's immediate pro... (more story)

Multifamily Strength In Q1 Contrasts Cooling CRE Valuations

The first quarter of 2024 saw a significant jump in the performance of apartment properties, a divergence from the slumping valuations broadly seen in commercial real estate during this challenging period for ... (more story)

Housing Starts, Completions, Permits See Decline In May

Housing starts, building permits and housing completions all fell in May, according to monthly figures from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Wash. Justices Renew AG's Suit Over Police Eviction Claims

Washington's highest court said the state attorney general could sue a city for allegedly letting police illegally evict vulnerable residents under the guise of a crime prevention program, ruling Thursday the ... (more story)

NY High Court Nixes Waiver of Rent Regs Appeal Rights

New York's highest court on Thursday invalidated a deal reached in 2000 between landlord Lew Realty LLC and a former tenant that governed a Manhattan apartment's exit from rent stabilization, after finding tha... (more story)