Entertainment & Sports Update: Federal prosecutors respond to Roger Clemens request to throw out criminal indictment

In response to the request made by Roger Clemens a few weeks ago (see our previos blog post)  to throw out a criminal indictment accusing him of obstructing a congressional investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs, Federal prosecutors have returned to court to defend their indictm...
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First Impression: Pre-award attachment in international arbitration where there is no connection to New York by way of subject matter or personal jurisdiction proper

The Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department was recently asked to determine an issue of first impression in New York State of whether a Japanese creditor could be granted the pre-award attachment of assets in New York, for security purposes only, in anticipation of an award that could be...
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Owner recovers dog named “Macho” from friend as Court rules Owner had superior possessory right to dog, despite friend’s claim the dog was gifted

To make a valid inter vivos gift (i.e. during one’s life) there must exist: (1) the intent on the part of the donor to make a present transfer, (2) delivery of the gift, either actual or constructive, to the donee, and (3) acceptance by the donee.  In this case, the Court ruled the owner of [...
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