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New York State Upcoming Prison Bail Reform

New York State Upcoming Prison Bail Reform

11/12/2019  |  Comments Off on New York State Upcoming Prison Bail Reform

New York State will enact new prison bail reform next year. The reform, which takes effect on January 1, 2020,... more

Legal Analysis of FBI Raid on Buffalo City Hall

Legal Analysis of FBI Raid on Buffalo City Hall

11/08/2019  |  Comments Off on Legal Analysis of FBI Raid on Buffalo City Hall

Federal Agents recently raided Buffalo City Hall. FBI agents along with agents from the investigative arm of Housing and Urban... more

Legal Analysis of Verdict in Case of Man Found Guilty of Setting Ex-girlfriend on Fire

Legal Analysis of Verdict in Case of Man Found Guilty of Setting Ex-girlfriend on Fire

10/29/2019  |  Comments Off on Legal Analysis of Verdict in Case of Man Found Guilty of Setting Ex-girlfriend on Fire

Attorney Barry Covert was interview by WGRZ 2 On Your Side to provide legal analysis for their coverage of the... more

Legal Analysis of New Indictment Against Rep. Chris Collins

Legal Analysis of New Indictment Against Rep. Chris Collins

08/08/2019  |  Comments Off on Legal Analysis of New Indictment Against Rep. Chris Collins

United States Congressman Chris Collins was indicted on a series of insider trading charges in August 2018.  Nearly a year... more

Can an Attorney Record a Client or Fellow Counsel Without Consent?

Can an Attorney Record a Client or Fellow Counsel Without Consent?

11/21/2018  |  Comments Off on Can an Attorney Record a Client or Fellow Counsel Without Consent?

Michael Cohen, who previously served as the personal lawyer of President Donald Trump, made headlines earlier this year when it... more

Former Roswell Park Employee Diverted Drugs, Leading to Patient Infections

Former Roswell Park Employee Diverted Drugs, Leading to Patient Infections

09/28/2018  |  Comments Off on Former Roswell Park Employee Diverted Drugs, Leading to Patient Infections

I provided legal analysis for WIVB News 4's recent story regarding a former Roswell Park employee who removed a narcotic... more

Internal Church Documents Reveal Number of Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse More Significant Than Diocese of Buffalo Previously Disclosed

Internal Church Documents Reveal Number of Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse More Significant Than Diocese of Buffalo Previously Disclosed

09/14/2018  |  Comments Off on Internal Church Documents Reveal Number of Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse More Significant Than Diocese of Buffalo Previously Disclosed

Over the last several weeks, WKBW 7 Eyewitness News has published three parts in their investigative series on Bishop Richard... more

Document On How Local Catholic Church Reports Sex Abuse

Document On How Local Catholic Church Reports Sex Abuse

09/04/2018  |  Comments Off on Document On How Local Catholic Church Reports Sex Abuse

I recently spoke to WGRZ for their report on a memorandum of understanding that was signed in 2003 by eight local... more

The NIH and FBI are Investigating the Covert Role of Foreign Governments in Relation to Domestic Research

08/27/2018  |  Comments Off on The NIH and FBI are Investigating the Covert Role of Foreign Governments in Relation to Domestic Research

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have launched a joint initiative to investigate... 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