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Attorney: UFC's lawsuit against New York likely to succeed, leading to 2016 event

A lawsuit filed by the UFC with the goal of changing the state’s laws on combative sports looks “likely” to succeed, lawyer and combat sports law consultant Erik Magraken believes.

Schneiderman reaches $330,000 settlement with Illinois food distributor

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday a $330,000 settlement with an Illinois food distributor for allegedly overcharging New York state and local institutions, including schools and homes for the elderly.

Former N.Y. senator sentenced for bribery

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Former New York State Senator Carl Kruger was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison for accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes for using his office for official actions benefitting individuals.

Report: Two advocate raises for New York's judges

Fiske NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - At least two members of New York's Special Commission on Judicial Compensation are pushing for raises for more than 1,200 state judges.