New York Outlaws “Revenge Porn”

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In an amazing move to support victims of “Revenge Porn” — the sharing or posting of naked or sexually suggestive photos or videos — the State legislature approved a bill outlawing the same.

“As a divorce and family law attorney, I know first hand how difficult these situations can be, and having this additional tool will be tremendous for my clients,” said Morghan Richardson, a partner at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP in Manhattan.

“This bill is a triumph for victims who have been unable to get law-enforcement or the courts to act to provide protection and recourse to have the revenge-porn removed from websites.”

Here is the quick run-down on what you need to know:  Continue reading “New York Outlaws “Revenge Porn””

Expert Check-in: Criminal Law Analysis of Felony Charges Against Congressman Grimm

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In continued media coverage over the criminal charges against Congressman Michael Grimm indictments, I had the chance to chat with the folks over at Brooklyn Brief, a new blog covering civic and political issues. Continue reading “Expert Check-in: Criminal Law Analysis of Felony Charges Against Congressman Grimm”