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NYPD’s Three-day course teaches officers to deal with public with patience

NYPD’s Three-day course teaches officers to deal with public with patience

To handle cases like last year’s fatal arrest of Eric Garner, the New York Police Department (NYPD) started a three-day course to improve the behavior of police force. During the course, the officers are taught how to discourage verbal abuse and needless physical force. The message to every officer of the department was to stay cool.

Former Goldman programmer Aleynikov guilty of code theft: New York jury

Former Goldman programmer Aleynikov guilty of code theft: New York jury

Goldman Sachs Group’s former programmer Sergey Aleynikov was found guilty in the high-frequency trading code theft case. The case showed the intricacy of using existing law for protecting technology central to financial markets. Aleynikov’s laborious efforts helped inspire Michael Lewis’s ‘Flash Boys’.

Jury finds Aaron Hernandez Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Jury finds Aaron Hernandez Guilty of First-Degree Murder

On Wednesday, a Massachusetts jury found Aaron Hernandez, a former football tight end, guilty of first-degree murder.

The decision by the jury in Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River is considered to be a surprising judgment. The jury said that Hernandez, 25, acted with ‘extreme atrocity or cruelty’ in the incident, which took place in June 2013.

Mark Zuckerberg’s would-be neighbor sues him for breaking promise

Mark Zuckerberg’s would-be neighbor sues him for breaking promise

Mark Zuckerberg has been accused by his would-be neighbor Mircea Voskerician for breaking promise he made in 2012. Part time real estate developer Mircea Voskerician signed a contract to develop a property behind Zuckerberg’s Palo Alto residence in 2012. However, Zuckerberg objected to the development of 9,600 square feet home behind his residence as he was concerned about his privacy.

New York Chief Judge to introduce bill to change state's grand jury proceedings

New York

On Tuesday, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman of the New York Court of Appeals proposed to give courts an unprecedented authority over grand jury proceedings involving police.

In his annual address in Albany, Lippman said the public's trust in the justice system has been shaken by the secretive proceedings that did not lead to indictments.

San Diego man operating Revenge-Porn Site Convicted

San Diego man operating Revenge-Porn Site Convicted

A 28-year-old, man charged with running a revenge-porn site that featured nude images has been convicted of 27 felony charges on Monday. On Monday, the San Diego resident Kevin Bollaert has been termed as guilty of identity theft and extortion. According to authorities, Bollaert ran a website where people posted nude images of their previous lovers, names and hometowns without permission.

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