Coercion and Extortion Under New York’s Penal Law

Coercion and Extortion have similarities, but these crimes have distinct elements that make them unique under the New York Penal Law. Charges of extortion and coercion allege that a defendant has used the threat of property damage or force to compel another person to do something that they would have

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Sale of Fake or Fraudulently Obtained Covid-19 Vaccines in New York

In a press conference in January of 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stated that “if there’s any fraud in the distribution. You’re letting people get ahead of other people or selling the vaccine – you’ll lose license. But I do believe it should be criminal, and I’m going to

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Emails Held Overseas Are Not Subject To U.S. Warrant

The Second Circuit in New York recently handed down a ruling that emails held in servers overseas are not subject to a warrant issued in the United States. Judge Susan Carney ruled that the government cannot use a domestic search warrant to compel disclosure of email data stored with a U.S.

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