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Martin Tankleff, exonerated in his parents’ murder, to be sworn in as lawyer

Martin Tankleff, who served over 17 years in prison before his conviction for killing his parents was thrown out, is…

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Preserve and protect discovery reform

Over the next few weeks, the New York State Legislature may announce proposed changes to new criminal justice reform measures…

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Man sentenced to prison for federal mail fraud

Defense attorney Steven Metcalf II of Manhattan said his client's... "experience so severe they would break a man's mind, no…

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Bellport man who conspired to kill GOP officials with radium in toothpaste wins transfer order

The central figure in one of Long Island's more bizarre political murder conspiracies has won an order to be released…

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Wrongly convicted man passes New York bar exam

Martin Tankleff, who was arrested at age 17 and would spend 17 years in prison for a wrongful conviction in…

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Attorney Freed From Prison Takes The Bar Exam

Marty Tankleff, 45 years old, just completed the bar exam. Tankleff is a respected attorney, called by his partner Steven…

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Brooklyn Attorney Mendel Zilberberg Accused of Fraud

In a February 2017 decision by a Queen's County Surrogate Court, former Brooklyn based attorney, Mendel Zilberberg is alleged to…

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Prescriptions for Millions of Opioid Pills Lead to Charges Against 5 Doctors

It was not hard to tell when the doctor was in at the Staten Island office of Carl Anderson. Noisy…

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Rare hearing seeks to reconstruct events in Suffolk murder trial

An unusual hearing began Wednesday in a Riverhead courtroom to find out which witness statements in a 2010 killing were…

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Martin Tankleff, freed from prison, passes New York State bar exam

Martin Tankleff is one big step closer to becoming an attorney — 10 years after he was freed from prison…

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Convicted Rapist Claims He Took the Guilty Plea for a Crime He Didn’t Commit

Currently incarcerated at Green Haven Correctional Facility for Rape in the First Degree and having been sentenced for 14 to…

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10 Years After Release, Tankleff Passes Bar Exam

Tankleff has been working for Metcalf & Metcalf in Manhattan for nearly a year. Name partner Steven Metcalf said Tankleff…

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Ex-teacher recants student rape confession, claims victim’s mom lied

A Bronx teacher who pleaded guilty to raping his 10-year-old student in 2014 is now recanting his confession, claiming the…

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Kareem Potomont, accused of shooting 13-year-old Gamma Droiville & one other

Kareem Potomont, 21, is charged with attempted second-degree murder. Police say Potomont opened fire on a busy street in Flatbush,…

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Trial date to be set in Tankleff’s suit against Suffolk

It’s been just over 29 years since Seymour and Arlene Tankleff were slashed and bludgeoned in their cliff-top Belle Terre…

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Not all teens who confess are guilty

Being a teenager is tough. There’s a promise of maturity in the offing, but you’re not there yet — which…

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