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Judge Rules Gov. Cuomo Exceeded Authority With Emergency Ban On E-Cigarettes

Judge Rules Gov. Cuomo Exceeded Authority With Emergency Ban On E-Cigarettes

01/13/2020  |  Comments Off on Judge Rules Gov. Cuomo Exceeded Authority With Emergency Ban On E-Cigarettes

A New York State Supreme Court judge recently ruled in favor of a vaping industry group in their lawsuit against... more

Legal Analysis on Status of Maserati Car Crash Investigation

Legal Analysis on Status of Maserati Car Crash Investigation

12/13/2019  |  Comments Off on Legal Analysis on Status of Maserati Car Crash Investigation

WGRZ 2 On Your Side recently aired a report in response to outcry in the community regarding the status of... more

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Addresses Concerns Over New York State Bail Reform

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Addresses Concerns Over New York State Bail Reform

12/05/2019  |  Comments Off on Gov. Andrew Cuomo Addresses Concerns Over New York State Bail Reform

New York State’s new criminal justice reform is continuing to capture media attention.  Attorney Barry Covert was interviewed by WGRZ... more

Legal Analysis of New Federal Animal Cruelty Law

Legal Analysis of New Federal Animal Cruelty Law

11/27/2019  |  Comments Off on Legal Analysis of New Federal Animal Cruelty Law

A new bill was recently signed in to law, which makes acts of cruelty to animals a federal crime. The... more

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