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Racist Vandalism in Arcade, Orchard Park, and Sardinia

Racist Vandalism in Arcade, Orchard Park, and Sardinia

07/07/2017  |  Comments Off on Racist Vandalism in Arcade, Orchard Park, and Sardinia

Four suspects are facing hate crime charges after being arrested in connection to vandalism complaints in Arcade. I spoke to... 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

Western New York Opioid Epidemic

Western New York Opioid Epidemic

05/31/2017  |  Comments Off on Western New York Opioid Epidemic

I spoke to WGRZ about efforts to curb the opioid epidemic in Western New York. Click the picture above for... 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

Debate Over Cheektowaga Sex Offender Law

Debate Over Cheektowaga Sex Offender Law

05/03/2017  |  Comments Off on Debate Over Cheektowaga Sex Offender Law

The Cheektowaga Town Council held a hearing concerning repealing the town's sex offender law, which is more restrictive than the... more

Uber/Lyft Drivers and Sex Offenses

Uber/Lyft Drivers and Sex Offenses

05/01/2017  |  Comments Off on Uber/Lyft Drivers and Sex Offenses

Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft were recently legalized as part of the new New York State budget. As... more

Raise the Age Proposal

Raise the Age Proposal

04/05/2017  |  Comments Off on Raise the Age Proposal

The New York State budget continues to be negotiated but, as of yet, no agreement has been reached. One issue... more

03/30/2017  |  Comments Off on

I wrote a guest column that appeared in the March 27 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. In “Legally defending... more

Teen Charged with Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

Teen Charged with Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

03/14/2017  |  Comments Off on Teen Charged with Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

On Friday, a two-year-old boy was taken to the emergency room with severe injuries. He was put on life support,... more

Child Found Walking Alone in Niagara Falls

Child Found Walking Alone in Niagara Falls

03/03/2017  |  Comments Off on Child Found Walking Alone in Niagara Falls

Yesterday morning, a passerby saw a 4-year-old girl walking alone near Frankie's Donuts in Niagara Falls. The young girl was... more