Archive for CONSTITUTIONAL

Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Files Libel Lawsuit for Online Comments Made About Officers

Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Files Libel Lawsuit for Online Comments Made About Officers

09/21/2018  |  Comments Off on Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Files Libel Lawsuit for Online Comments Made About Officers

I provided legal analysis for WGRZ Channel 2's story on a libel lawsuit filed by the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association... more

Legality of Omarosa's Audio Recordings

Legality of Omarosa’s Audio Recordings

08/15/2018  |  Comments Off on Legality of Omarosa’s Audio Recordings

I spoke to TheWrap about the legality of the secret recordings made by former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman. Click... more

Controversy Over Political Yard Sign

Controversy Over Political Yard Sign

07/18/2018  |  Comments Off on Controversy Over Political Yard Sign

Town of Niagara resident Charles Lagreca was asked to get a permit for an "Impeach Trump" sign on his lawn.... more

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