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What the Five Ballot Proposal Questions Mean for New Yorkers this November

The handful of ballot proposals being decided on Nov. 2 touch on the future of political representation in Albany, environmental rights for citizens, making it easier to vote and how New York’s civil court functions.

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Uber Tries to Drive Back Legal Rights on Brooklyn Woman Who Sued After Accident

Emily Wu filed suit in November after being struck in a July accident she blamed on a dangerous driver. In January, a casual click of Uber’s terms of service deleted Wu’s right to sue, the ride-share company contends.

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Four Fired SUNY Downstate Surgeons Sue, Claim Retaliation for Whistleblowing

Lawsuits filed by three cardiac specialists and one transplant physician allege a pattern of negligence and revenge at the Brooklyn hospital, which serves immigrant communities.

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Queens Political Machine Blows Another Fuse With Judge Loss

Tiffany Cabán’s showing wasn’t the only upset to the borough’s Democratic Party Tuesday. Newcomer Lumarie Maldonado Cruz won a Civil Court primary.

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Insurgent Candidate Battles Queens Democratic Party in Primary for Judgeship

AOC inspires another challenge to the party machine: A lawyer who just moved from the Bronx to Queens to seek a seat on Civil Court bench.


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