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Edward Nitkewicz

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund: ten years later

The terrorist attack of September 11th was the most traumatic assault on our nation since the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Americans would unfortunately bear witness to the destruction that a deadly…

Jim Forde

The Letter & Spirit of the Law: The Right to Bury One's Dead

For thousands of years, the expectation and right that humankind should be permitted to bury its dead and honor their memory without interference has been recognized by civilizations everywhere….

Chrissie Cole

Wrongful Death Suit in Staten Island Ferry Crash Settled for $8.7M

The widow of a man killed in the 2003 Staten Island Ferry crash settled her wrongful death claim against New York City for $8.7 million. The settlement is the highest wrongful death payout in the…