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Staten Island Advance
Brock Turner case and Judge Titone's blunt warningVito J. Titone was the only Staten Islander to have been appointed to the New Y
Brock Turner case and Judge Titone's blunt warning
Staten Island Advance / Posted 18 days ago
Vito J. Titone was the only Staten Islander to have been appointed to the New York Court of Appeals. Considered by many to be among the most liberal jurists ever to sit on the state's highest court, he was a fierce defender of civil liberties and an... Read more
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Newsmax
NY High Court Broadens Definition of Parent to Protect Gay Couplesa person need not have a biological or adoptive relationship with a child to be
NY High Court Broadens Definition of Parent to Protect Gay Couples
Newsmax / Posted 30 days ago
a person need not have a biological or adoptive relationship with a child to be considered a parent. The decision by the New York Court of Appeals gives such individuals legal standing to seek custody or visitation rights. The state's earlier... Read more
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International Business Times
New York appeals court redefines parenthood in a major rights win for gay parentsthe decision reverses a 25-year-old ruling that banned same-sex couples from se
New York appeals court redefines parenthood in a major rights win for gay parents
International Business Times / Posted 30 days ago
the decision reverses a 25-year-old ruling that banned same-sex couples from seeking the court's help in custody cases. The New York Court of Appeals stated that families headed by same-sex couples need protection. Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, who... Read more
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