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Archive for February, 2007

Pioneer of Class Action Litigation Passes

Posted by pbsweeney on February 26, 2007

Sorry to read of the passing of David Berger, 94, the “people’s attorney” as he put it himself, who pioneered the concept of class-action lawsuits for a multitude of “little guys.” His more famous cases include Three Mile Harbor & the Exxon Valdez action. Read his full obituary in the Philedelphia Inquirer here..  What a life!

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Ease End Networking Luncheon

Posted by pbsweeney on February 19, 2007

SAVE THE DATE:
MARCH 7TH, 2007 at 12:30 p.m.

STONEWALLS RESTAURANT
(AT THE CHERRY CREEK GOLF COURSE)
967 REEVES AVENUE, RIVERHEAD, NEW YORK 11901
631-506-0777

Cost: $26.00 Per Person
Includes Soup or Salad, Entrée and Dessert, Coffee or Tea and Tax and Gratuity

RSVP by March 2, 2007
Jennifer Maloney (631) 208-1063
jmaloney@tellusabstract.com

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08 Candidates Still Milking the Money Cow Behind the Barn Door

Posted by pbsweeney on February 2, 2007

Fascinating post on The Politico blog by Ken Vogel on how early candidates for the ’08 election are bypassing federal campaign law with state based committees. So you thought the McCain Feingold law was actually gonna work, huh? Apparently, if a candidate is officially undeclared, his soft money PACS can rake in the dough, in some states without individual or corporate limits. So who is availing themselves of this strategy? Among others, our own former Governor Pataki. Read the whole story – it’s clear that there’s work to be done on campaign finance reform on the state level.

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NYS County Clerks List

Posted by pbsweeney on February 1, 2007

So we came across this handy list of all of the county clerks in the state, with full contact info. Certainly beats tracking down by individual county. Print it out, or please note that we’ve added the list to our permanent links at left under real estate & research. It’s current as of January 2007. NYS County Clerks

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