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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

The Buffalo News Reports on Bishop Richard Malone Press Conference

09/09/2019  |  Comments Off on The Buffalo News Reports on Bishop Richard Malone Press Conference

Attorney Barry Covert provided comment for an article published in The Buffalo News regarding a recent news conference given by... 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 St. Matthews Cemetery Be Sued For Moving Graves Without Notifying Families of the Deceased? Did St. Matthews Cemetery Violate New York State Law?

Can St. Matthews Cemetery Be Sued For Moving Graves Without Notifying Families of the Deceased? Did St. Matthews Cemetery Violate New York State Law?

05/03/2019  |  Comments Off on Can St. Matthews Cemetery Be Sued For Moving Graves Without Notifying Families of the Deceased? Did St. Matthews Cemetery Violate New York State Law?

St. Matthews Cemetery in West Seneca, NY is being investigated by the New York State Division of Cemeteries for beginning to... more

Could Federal Grand Jury Subpoena Signal RICO Investigation for Catholic Diocese of Buffalo?

Could Federal Grand Jury Subpoena Signal RICO Investigation for Catholic Diocese of Buffalo?

04/08/2019  |  Comments Off on Could Federal Grand Jury Subpoena Signal RICO Investigation for Catholic Diocese of Buffalo?

Attorney Barry N. Covert was interviewed by WKBW’s I-Team Chief Investigator Charlie Specht for a story that 7 Eyewitness News... more

Federal Subpoena Issued for Buffalo Diocese’s Compensation Program for Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse

Federal Subpoena Issued for Buffalo Diocese’s Compensation Program for Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse

04/05/2019  |  Comments Off on Federal Subpoena Issued for Buffalo Diocese’s Compensation Program for Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse

The Buffalo News is reporting that a federal grand jury has issued a subpoena as part of an investigation involving... more

Proposed Child Abuse Reporting Expansion (CARE) Act Would Require Clergy to Report Child Abuse in New York State

Proposed Child Abuse Reporting Expansion (CARE) Act Would Require Clergy to Report Child Abuse in New York State

03/15/2019  |  Comments Off on Proposed Child Abuse Reporting Expansion (CARE) Act Would Require Clergy to Report Child Abuse in New York State

New York State Assemblywoman Monica Wallace was joined by attorney Barry N. Covert and law professor Christine Bartholomew to introduce... more

WBEN New Radio Interview Barry Covert on The Child Victims Act

02/14/2019  |  Comments Off on WBEN New Radio Interview Barry Covert on The Child Victims Act

Attorney Barry Covert was interviewed by WBEN News Radio 930 to discuss details of New York State’s Child Victims Act. Barry... more