Wed Nov 16, 2016 | | Contest / Sweepstakes, Settled Lawsuits

NYC Marathon Lottery Class Action Lawsuit Settled


NYC Marathon Lottery Class Action Lawsuit Settled

Coming off the NYC Marathon last week, as marathoners are resting, recovering and settling back into their day to day routines, the New York Road Runners (“NYRR”– the not-for-profit organization that produces the NYC Marathon and many other races and running initiatives in New York City) have settled (subject to Court approval) the class action lawsuit (the “Lawsuit”) brought against them in March 2016 regarding the process used by the NYRR for potential participants to register to enter a drawing (the “Drawing”) for a non-guaranteed entry for a spot to participate in NYRR’s NYC Marathon and NYC Half Marathon.

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Tue Nov 8, 2016 | | Election Day Law

Election Day Law: VOTE!


Election Day Law: VOTE!

Several things make this 2016 Presidential Election interesting- including that both major party candidates will be voting from their home states of New York- but what we find particularly interesting today are a few election-day specific laws that will keep you occupied as you wait on what will likely be long lines to cast your ballot and perhaps a long day and night waiting to see who will be our next President.

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Mon Oct 31, 2016 | | General

Halloween Laws: Trick Or Treat


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As some of us prepare to take our kids trick-or-treating this evening or throw on costumes ourselves, others seek to avoid the crowds of “over-aged” trick-or-treaters that attend the West Village Parade and otherwise fill the streets of New York City or simply look forward to enjoying an obligatory candy bar, we are here to help you enjoy a few legal treats, too:

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Fri Jan 15, 2016 | | News

The New York City Fair Chance Act


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For many, the New Year is a time to reset, plan for the future, and resolve to do things differently/better in the coming year. With the enactment of The Fair Chance Act (the “Act”) on October 27, 2015, individuals applying for jobs with certain New York City employers are given the opportunity to pursue a new beginning and be judged on the merits of their experience without potentially being screened out at the application stage due to past behavior.

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