| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:18 PM
NEW YORK — Anderson Cadet arrived at the Varick Street courthouse in an orange jumpsuit, shackled at the wrists, prepared to fight his deportation without an attorney.
In immigration court, there is generally no right to free legal counsel. Many...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Amid the ongoing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual rite of spring known as the St. Patrick’s Day parade....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
On paper, "liberal intolerance" is something of an oxymoron, like "jumbo shrimp," "loyal opposition" or "conspicuous absence." But what makes oxymorons funny is that they are real things. There are jumbo shrimp. Absences can be conspicuous, opponents...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Michael S. Roth slams the American Studies Assn. for "unfairly singling out Israel" in its vote to boycott that nation's academic institutions; he calls the action an "irresponsible attack on academic freedom."
As a 39-year member of the American...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:37 AM
A Manhattan federal court judge ruled this month that Human Rights Law, which protects employees from sexual harassment, doesn't apply to unpaid interns.
Because unpaid interns don't receive "significant remuneration," they are excluded protection...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
The Los Angeles City Council plans to wade into the contentious contract dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp., which has led to a four-week blackout of local CBS stations in more than 1 million homes in Los Angeles.
On Friday, the L.A. City...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:06 PM
In "Zipper: Coney Island's Last Wild Ride," documentarian Amy Nicholson puts a human face on the deterioration of the iconic New York amusement park by focusing on the fate of her favorite ride.
Consisting of a rotating boom orbited by free-flipping...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:21 PM
NEW YORK -- Only in New York?
On the eve of one of the most important days of the Jewish year, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner got into a shouting match with a fellow New Yorker at a Jewish bakery, an exchange that was caught on video and...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:49 PM
CBS Corp. wants to send the message that it won't tolerate copycats.
On Monday, the No. 1-ranked television network said that it had reached a settlement in the 15-month legal dispute over whether ABC's "The Glass House," a short-lived reality show that...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:14 PM
David Letterman picked a good time to go on a vacation.
Since Time Warner Cable stopped carrying CBS-owned TV stations in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas a week ago, all three outlets have experienced rating declines for both national programming and...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Time Warner Cable and CBS, even as they resumed talks to end the blackout affecting millions of cable customers, kept the accusations flowing as a CBS exec suggested the MSO is seeking to retain digital content rights to "hamstring" the Eye's ability to...