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Buffalo News Editorial on Speedy Trials

Buffalo News Editorial on Speedy Trials

02/26/2018  |  Comments Off on Buffalo News Editorial on Speedy Trials

On February 24, the Buffalo News published an editorial on what constitutes a "speedy" trial, as laid out in the... more

Proposed Ban on Smoking in Cars With Children

Proposed Ban on Smoking in Cars With Children

01/12/2018  |  Comments Off on Proposed Ban on Smoking in Cars With Children

A new proposal has been made to ban smoking with children in the car in Erie County. I spoke to... more

Boy Shot in Attempted Break-In

Boy Shot in Attempted Break-In

11/20/2017  |  Comments Off on Boy Shot in Attempted Break-In

A 12-year-old boy is recovering at ECMC after being shot near the corner of Broadway and Quincy. Police say the... more

Know Your Rights in the Digital Age

Know Your Rights in the Digital Age

10/10/2017  |  Comments Off on Know Your Rights in the Digital Age

Can your cellphone or laptop be searched when you are at the airport or crossing the border? What are your... more

Carl Paladino Removed from Buffalo Board of Education

Carl Paladino Removed from Buffalo Board of Education

08/18/2017  |  Comments Off on Carl Paladino Removed from Buffalo Board of Education

Carl Paladino has been removed as a member of the Buffalo Board of Education. I spoke to WGRZ about Paladino’s... more

Supreme Court Takes on Cell Phone Privacy Case

Supreme Court Takes on Cell Phone Privacy Case

06/06/2017  |  Comments Off on Supreme Court Takes on Cell Phone Privacy Case

The United States Supreme Court announced on Monday that they will be hearing a case regarding cell phone privacy and... more

Device Proposed to Prevent Distracted Driving

Device Proposed to Prevent Distracted Driving

05/11/2017  |  Comments Off on Device Proposed to Prevent Distracted Driving

New York could become the first state in the country to legalize the use of “textalyzers” in order to curtail... more

Debate Over Cheektowaga Sex Offender Law

Debate Over Cheektowaga Sex Offender Law

05/03/2017  |  Comments Off on Debate Over Cheektowaga Sex Offender Law

The Cheektowaga Town Council held a hearing concerning repealing the town's sex offender law, which is more restrictive than the... more

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On November 3, a Manhattan judge upheld New York's ban on ballot selfies. I spoke to WGRZ's Scott Levin about... more

Federal Judge Rules Cell Phone Spying Without Warrant Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Cell Phone Spying Without Warrant Unconstitutional

07/14/2016  |  Comments Off on Federal Judge Rules Cell Phone Spying Without Warrant Unconstitutional

A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that it is unconstitutional for police to use cell phone tracking equipment without a... more