NY Cell Phone Law for Bicyclists?

February 22, 2011 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

New York’s new cell phone law that imposes two points in addition to a fine has received much attention in the news and on the web. Read more. In recent months, the news and web have been buzzing about police cracking down on bicyclists disobeying traffic laws.  We have reported about bicyclists receiving tickets in […]

Groundbreaking NY Court Decision – NYPD Uses Arrest Quotas

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A Brooklyn, NY jury declared Friday, February 18, 2011 that  New York Police Department officers are motivated by arrest quotas. AlbanyCrimanalAttorneys.com wrote about speeding ticket quotas being posted in New York City’s 77th precinct.  What is groundbreaking is that a New York civil court has decided that the NYPD has a policy of setting arrest […]

Social Security Fraud Conviction for NY Couple

February 5, 2011 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A Westfield, NY couple that fraudulently collected $119,990 in Social Security disability payments and Veterans benefits have been caught and convicted. Allene Spearbeck and her husband Harold Spearbeck have been ordered to serve five years’ probation and to pay $120,000 after being convicted of theft of government property by defrauding the Social Security Administration (SSA) and […]