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Federal and State Courts Reporter — New York Times

NYT reporter by day, covering Brooklyn courts; novelist by very early day (EVERYBODY RISE, http://t.co/9s1xotjTDd). sclifford@nytimes.com.

Raid of Rentboy, an Escort Website, Angers Gay Activists

nytimes.com — For some gay activists, it had shades of bathhouse raids and gay-bar roundups from decades ago. On Tuesday, federal authorities burst into the Union Square office of the gay-escort website Rentboy.com and arrested the chief executive and several employees on prostitution charges.
Aug 26, 2015

Raid of Rentboy, an Escort Website, Angers Gay Activists nyti.ms/1NVqIBh

Aug 27, 2015

Backlash from gay activists and calls to protect sex workers after Rentboy raid nytimes.com/2015/08/27/nyr…

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From the Bench, a New Look at Punishment

nytimes.com — Jessica Otero's request to the judge, made in neat handwriting, was simple: She wanted a second chance. Ten years after being convicted of driving an illegal immigrant across the border, her felony record meant she could not get work in the medical field.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @MaryfromFAMM: Bravo judges! @stephcliff has this on federal expungement: From the Bench, a New Look at Punishment nyti.ms/1Pyx3D7

Aug 26, 2015

RT @stephcliff: Loud calls for criminal-justice reform are coming from an unusual source: federal judges. My story: nytimes.com/2015/08/27/nyr…

Aug 26, 2015

Loud calls for criminal-justice reform are coming from an unusual source: federal judges. My story: nytimes.com/2015/08/27/nyr…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @stephcliff: Loud calls for criminal-justice reform are coming from an unusual source: federal judges. My story: nytimes.com/2015/08/27/nyr…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @MaryfromFAMM: Bravo judges! @stephcliff has this on federal expungement: From the Bench, a New Look at Punishment nyti.ms/1Pyx3D7

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7 Charged With Promoting Prostitution by Working on Rentboy.com, an Escort Website

nytimes.com — The terms of service on the website Rentboy.com said that people could not use it to exchange money for sex. But federal authorities, who called it the largest online male-escort service and arrested the site's chief executive and several other employees on Tuesday, said that was exactly what was happening.
Aug 25, 2015

For those of you who watched @stephcliff's Twitter feed today, this is what came of the RENTBOY slug: nyti.ms/1hF6dz1

Aug 25, 2015

RT @nytimes: 7 charged with promoting prostitution by working on Rentboy.com, an escort website nyti.ms/1LvJIpF pic.twitter.com/CnTwfC6x4p

Aug 25, 2015

RT @alanblinder: For those of you who watched @stephcliff's Twitter feed today, this is what came of the RENTBOY slug: nyti.ms/1hF6dz1

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Brooklyn Man Convicted of 2003 Murder of Fairfield Student Will Get a New Hearing

nytimes.com — John Giuca, the Brooklyn man convicted of the 2003 murder of a college football player, will receive a hearing in which his lawyers and prosecutors can revisit the evidence in the case, a judge ruled Thursday.
Aug 20, 2015

Amazingly, the "Grid Kid" murder saga, now more than a decade old, continues nytimes.com/2015/08/21/nyr… (via @stephcliff)

Review: ‘Everybody Rise,’ Stephanie Clifford’s Debut Novel, Features That Old-Money Scent

nytimes.com — At an Ivy League varsity team dinner in a college dining hall, I was once chastised by a teammate for not passing the pepper along with the salt. The rule was familiar to me, but the insistence on it in these raucous surroundings surprised me.

Arab Bank reaches settlement in terrorism finance case

smh.com.au — A Palestinian boy holds up a Hamas flag in Gaza on Friday as he demonstrates against a UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) funding gap that could keep 500,000 Palestinian students out of school.

Brooklyn Man Accused of Supporting ISIS Pleads Guilty

nytimes.com — A Brooklyn man accused this year of trying to join the Islamic State pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiring to provide material support to the terrorist organization. Adburasul Hasanovich Juraboev, 25, who appeared in Federal District Court in Brooklyn, will face a maximum possible term of 15 years in prison when he is sentenced.

Arab Bank Reaches Settlement in Suit Accusing It of Financing Terrorism

nytimes.com — A Middle Eastern bank has reached a settlement with hundreds of American plaintiffs, including victims of terrorist attacks in Israel, who had filed a lawsuit against the bank accusing it of supporting terrorism.
Aug 15, 2015

Arab Bank Reaches Settlement in Suit Accusing It of Financing Terrorism, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2015/08/15/nyr…

Aug 14, 2015

Breaking: First-of-its-kind case where U.S. victims sued Arab Bank for financing Hamas terrorism has settled: nytimes.com/2015/08/15/nyr…

Aug 14, 2015

RT @stephcliff: Breaking: First-of-its-kind case where U.S. victims sued Arab Bank for financing Hamas terrorism has settled: nytimes.com/2015/08/15/nyr…

Aug 14, 2015

RT @stephcliff: Breaking: First-of-its-kind case where U.S. victims sued Arab Bank for financing Hamas terrorism has settled: nytimes.com/2015/08/15/nyr…

Aug 14, 2015

RT @stephcliff: Breaking: First-of-its-kind case where U.S. victims sued Arab Bank for financing Hamas terrorism has settled: nytimes.com/2015/08/15/nyr…

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Al Qaeda Member from Nigeria Is Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison

nytimes.com — From one perspective, Lawal Babafemi was a propagandist for Al Qaeda who traversed several countries to join in jihad, and was plotting to carry out an important mission when he was arrested in 2011.
Aug 13, 2015

22-Year Term for Nigerian Who Joined Al Qaeda and Then Denounced It nyti.ms/1P7VYx8

Aug 12, 2015

Al Qaeda Member from Nigeria Is Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison nyti.ms/1TsrWKY

Aug 16, 2015

This backstory... NYT: 22-Year Term for Nigerian Who Joined Al Qaeda and Then Denounced It, nyti.ms/1P7VYx8

Any Sexual Abuse by Guards May Violate Inmates’ Rights, Court Says

nytimes.com — Any malicious sexual contact by prison guards against inmates may amount to a constitutional violation, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, noting how society's standards of decency have evolved over the past two decades. "Sexual abuse of prisoners, once passively accepted by society, deeply offends today's standards of decency," said Judge John M.
Aug 11, 2015

Times have changed, appeals court rules; now any sexual contact by prison guards against prisoners can be unlawful. nytimes.com/2015/08/12/nyr…

Aug 12, 2015

A bit disturbing this wasn't a given: 'Any Sexual Abuse by Guards May Violate Inmates’ Rights, Court Says' nytimes.com/2015/08/12/nyr…

Aug 13, 2015

RT @nicoleporter: "Sexual abuse of prisoners, once passively accepted by society, deeply offends today’s standards of decency.” nyti.ms/1EoOwYP

Aug 13, 2015

RT @alysiasanto: Federal judge rules fondling inmates is cruel & unusual. Seems obv, but this was an open question under '97 precedent http…

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Aug 31, 2015

"I'm the one with the wet hair" = accurate daily descriptor for us curly-haired women. Chance of dry hair after about 3pm.

Aug 31, 2015

RT @NYTMetro: Bounced from one law school and turned down by the state's highest court, a one-time drug dealer gets another chance nyti.ms/1NR1l5M

Aug 30, 2015

RT @pfvjr: Denali? Well can we go back to "The Queensboro Bridge" now too pls??

Aug 30, 2015

RT @Surmulot: La Crazy cat Lady articulée (et six chats et son arbre à chats). Quelqu'un pour un achat groupé ? (via @ClaraJeffery) pic.twitter.com/YFKaXX1MOd

Aug 30, 2015

@krislintz so glad you liked it! I hope Evelyn didn't cause too much tension!


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