Law


Defense Lawyer Still Going Strong At 94 Years Old

A New Jersey lawyer isn’t letting his age get in the way of vigorously defending clients with theatrical flare. Frank Lucianna, 94, is still going strong, 66 years after he…

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Senate, Assembly Back ‘Farm-to-Foodbank’ Idea

A proposal that would give New York farmers a tax credit for donating fruits, vegetables and other products to food banks is gaining momentum in Albany. The Republican-controlled Senate and…

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OPINION: The Lacey Act Strikes Again

Have you broken any federal laws today? Don’t be too sure. Just ask Lumber Liquidators. The flooring retailer ran afoul of the Lacey Act, and violating it is much easier…

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Muezzin Law Moves Forward in Knesset

The Knesset’s Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved on Sunday the Muezzin Law, paving the way for its passage in the plenum in the coming days. The revised version of the…

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ANALYSIS: What Is the Arrangements Law?

It seems as though in the last 50 years there hasn’t been a law that has made Jews in Israel as happy as this law has, while on the other…

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Reagan’s Lesson to Trump: Listen to the Lawyers

The last time progressives were this alarmed about a presidential transition… Ronald Reagan, dismissed by many as an actor and an extremist, was about to become commander-in-chief. At the time,…

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Poll: Israelis Lose Faith in Legal System

Public confidence in the Israeli judicial system has hit rock bottom, according to new poll reported by Arutz Sheva on Sunday. Public faith in the High Court to fulfill its…

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As Deceit Grows, NY Beefs Up Telemarketing Law

Telemarketers have to use accurate caller ID information under a bill signed into law Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. An initiative announced by the Democratic governor also includes deploying state…

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Israel Joins OECD Tax Treaty

Israel has signed on as a member of the OECD’s international tax treaty, and as a result the Tax Authority will automatically receive information about bank accounts held by Israelis…

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New Law Requires Smaller Apartment Construction

The Knesset has passed on its second and third readings a law that will require local authorities to ensure that 10 percent of the apartments in all construction projects approved…

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