Archive for CONSTITUTIONAL

Digital Privacy Loophole in Federal Law

Digital Privacy Loophole in Federal Law

05/13/2016  |  Comments Off on Digital Privacy Loophole in Federal Law

Most people are aware that law enforcement needs a search warrant to obtain physical property inside your house, such as... more

Difficulties Doing Business in Buffalo

Difficulties Doing Business in Buffalo

03/09/2016  |  Comments Off on Difficulties Doing Business in Buffalo

As the city of Buffalo continues to grow and new businesses open, some businesses are experiencing problems in their attempts... more

Smoking Ban to be Implemented in All BMHA Apartments

Smoking Ban to be Implemented in All BMHA Apartments

01/25/2016  |  Comments Off on Smoking Ban to be Implemented in All BMHA Apartments

Buffalo Municipal Housing is scheduled to start a soft implementation of its new smoke-free policy in July of this year... more

Report Finds Former State Assemblyman Breached Public Trust

Report Finds Former State Assemblyman Breached Public Trust

12/31/2015  |  Comments Off on Report Finds Former State Assemblyman Breached Public Trust

The New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) released a report on Wednesday concerning former New York State Assemblyman... more

The Upstate/Downstate Divide

The Upstate/Downstate Divide

10/01/2015  |  Comments Off on The Upstate/Downstate Divide

A collection of gun rights groups, pro-fracking advocates and other activists will rally Sunday in a small town near Binghamton. ... more

Will Sheriff’s Use of Cell Phone Spying Lead to Reopened Criminal Cases?

Will Sheriff’s Use of Cell Phone Spying Lead to Reopened Criminal Cases?

03/18/2015  |  Comments Off on Will Sheriff’s Use of Cell Phone Spying Lead to Reopened Criminal Cases?

A New York State Supreme Court ruling is requiring the Erie County Sheriff’s Office to turn over documents related to... more

Buffalo Schools Board Member Carl Paladino Threatens Legal Action Over Charges He Calls Slanderous

Buffalo Schools Board Member Carl Paladino Threatens Legal Action Over Charges He Calls Slanderous

02/26/2015  |  Comments Off on Buffalo Schools Board Member Carl Paladino Threatens Legal Action Over Charges He Calls Slanderous

WGRZ’s Kelly Dudzik asked for my analysis on Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino’s threat to take legal action against... more

Guns America’s S. H. Blannelberry and I Discuss New York’s SAFE Act and Orders of Protection

Guns America’s S. H. Blannelberry and I Discuss New York’s SAFE Act and Orders of Protection

02/05/2015  |  Comments Off on Guns America’s S. H. Blannelberry and I Discuss New York’s SAFE Act and Orders of Protection

Reporter S. H. Blannelberry of Guns America and I spoke recently. Click on the video above for the full interview.... more

How Is the Supreme Court Likely to Rule on States’ Authority to Regulate Gay Marriage?

How Is the Supreme Court Likely to Rule on States’ Authority to Regulate Gay Marriage?

01/16/2015  |  Comments Off on How Is the Supreme Court Likely to Rule on States’ Authority to Regulate Gay Marriage?

While same-sex marriage is currently legal in 36 states and Washington DC and recognized by the federal government, the 6th... more

“Stingray” Technology Secretly Being Used by Police to Track Citizens’ Cell Phones

09/24/2014  |  Comments Off on “Stingray” Technology Secretly Being Used by Police to Track Citizens’ Cell Phones

The International Business Times sought comments from me for an article about police departments in 18 states using technology called "Stingray"... more