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N.Y. high court says it must dismiss Facebook appeals over user information

Jessica Karmasek May 19, 2017, 1:55pm

In July 2013, a state Supreme Court issued 381 warrants directed at Facebook upon a warrant application by the New York County District Attorney’s Office. The warrants sought subscriber information and content from numerous user accounts in connection with a pending criminal investigation into allegations of widespread Social Security Disability fraud.

N.Y. treatment facility not liable for violent actions of former resident

Sara McCleary Feb. 27, 2017, 8:36am

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court’s decision about whether a substance-abuse treatment facility is responsible for the actions of a resident after being discharged.