While people have been writing wills for a very long time, some things have changed. On this week's edition of You & The Law, Erie County Surrogate Court Judge Barbara Howe talks about how e-mail, the Web and a new state law are adding complexities.
Education advocates in recent years have been pushing for longer school days to boost academic achievement. That effort has prompted a change in Hamburg where elementary students will spending more time in class starting next year.
When a school district wants to fire a teacher or an administrator, there is a legal process to follow. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Andrew Freedman talks about how firings are done and how that process is changing.
The decade-long fight between Buffalo's school system and the Buffalo Teachers Federation over a contract surfaced at Wednesday's Buffalo Board of Education meeting where hundreds of teachers protested.
A happy Governor Cuomo celebrated his primary election victory during a rally yesterday in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. He reminded supporters that the race is a marathon and is not over until November.
A day before the primary, Governor Andrew Cuomo swept through Western New York late Monday afternoon to rally the troops and stress the importance to the region of having Kathy Hochul as lieutenant governor.
The home buyer has a lawyer and the home seller has a lawyer, but the realtor in the middle of the transaction doesn't usually have a lawyer. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Marc Brown argues the person in the middle needs an attorney, as well.
John Cahill is the Republican candidate for New York Attorney General in this fall's election. Cahill, the former chief of staff for Governor George Pataki, is challenging Democratic incumbent Eric Schneiderman for one of the state's top elected offices.
An East Side man will stay in the Holding Center on a string of felony charges which could send him to prison for 100 years. He is accused of the August 12 shootings near the Oakmont Avenue footbridge that left one teenager dead.
Candace Cartagena has been sentenced of 25-years to life for the death of her 8-year-old daughter. Cartagena appeared before Erie County Court Judge Thomas Francyzk Tuesday afternoon, where the sentencing was handed down.