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Staten Island Dog Abuse Trial

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –- A Staten Island justice on Tuesday convicted Alsu Ivanchenko of animal-cruelty charges for badly injuring her tiny 3-month-old puppy last year and tossing the animal away in a bag by the railroad tracks in her community. In a case that galvanized animal-rights activists, state Supreme Court Justice William E. Garnett
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Testimony in Boston Bomb Trial Focuses on Backpack

New York Times - July 08, 2014 BOSTON — An F.B.I. agent told a federal court here on Tuesday that Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of the surviving Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, agreed that a backpack found in Mr. Tsarnaev’s dorm room in the days after the bombing should be thrown away. It was the second day of the
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DOG BITE CASES: Proof of Vicious Propensity

For nearly 200 years, the law of New York has been that the owner of a domestic animal who either knows or should have known of that animal's vicious propensities will be held responsible for any harm the animal causes as a result of those propensities. See e.g. Vrooman v Lawyer, 13 Johns 339 ; Hosmer v Carney, 228 NY 73, 75 ; see also,
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Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP

Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP