New York Court of Appeals

Therapy dog

Witness with ‘comfort’ dog in NY court is upheld

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A young sexual assault victim, testifying with a therapeutic “comfort” dog beside her, did not evoke so much more sympathy from jurors as to unfairly prejudice them against her alleged attacker, […]

07/11/2013

Starbucks

NY court: Starbucks’ baristas must share tips

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court says Starbucks’ baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold. The Court of Appeals on Wednesday found that […]

06/26/2013

NY court to decide if lap dance is tax-exempt art

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The lawyer for a suburban Albany, N.Y., strip club says it may not be the Bolshoi Ballet, but its lap dances are entitled to the same tax exemption that other artistic […]

09/05/2012

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