Olga’s column

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  1. 26 juillet 2022 REAL ESTATE IN LOUISIANA – A lesson in history for Hobbyists

    Sometimes lawyers really do have the best responses. The following is just one example.   Rebuilding New Orleans after Katrina often caused residents to be challenged to prove home titles back hundreds of years. That is because of community history stretching back over two centuries during which houses were passed along through generations of family, […]

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    6 juillet 2022 Cushman & Wakefield in Contempt of Court for Failure to Comply With Judge’s Order in Attorney General James’ Investigation into Donald Trump and the Trump Organization

    Judge Rules that Cushman & Wakefield Must Pay $10,000 A Day Until It Provides Documents to AG’s Office Related to Its Work for the Trump Organization New York Attorney General Letitia James won a court victory in her office’s ongoing civil investigation into Donald Trump and the Trump Organization’s financial dealings with a judge ruling […]

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  3. 30 juin 2022 Prestigious College of Commercial Arbitrators Launches Rare Mentorship Opportunity

    The College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), a professional, collegial organization established in 2001, that celebrates and advocates excellence in the field of commercial arbitration – in the US and internationally – opens registration for a new and rare mentorship opportunity. The CCA designed its Associates Program to share the Fellows’ highest standards of ethics and […]

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  4. 29 juin 2022 UN Agency Suspends 6 Staff for Calling to Murder Jews

    The UN agency that runs schools for Palestinians announced to donor states yesterday that it has just placed six employees on administrative leave after a report on Thursday by UN Watch exposed UNRWA teachers who publicly call to murder Jews. « Teachers who call to murder Jews must be barred from the classroom for life, while these temporary suspensions are just a […]

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  5. 16 juin 2022 CONSUMER ALERT: Attorney General James Reminds New Yorkers of Mandatory Gas Tax Suspension to Save Money at the Pump

    AG James Advises Gas Stations That They Must Comply with Tax Suspension, Encourages Consumers to File Complaints with OAG if They are Wrongly Charged NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today reminded New Yorkers of efforts taken to save money at the pump as Americans across the country are facing record high […]

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    15 juin 2022 North Korea to head UN disarmament forum on Monday, NGOs protest

    North Korea on Monday will take over as chair of the world disarmament forum which negotiated the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, sparking an appeal (see text below) by 30 UN-accredited non-governmental organizations for UN chief Antonio Guterres, the U.S., Canada, UK, EU states and other democracies to strongly protest, and for their ambassadors to walk out of the conference during […]

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  7. 15 juin 2022 Appellate Division Rules in Favor of Attorney General James’ Ongoing Legal Case Against Donald J. Trump

    Orders Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump to Testify As Part AG James’ Ongoing Investigation NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement after the Appellate Division, First Judicial Department ruled in her favor and ordered Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump to give […]

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    30 mai 2022 Federal Judge Dismisses Donald Trump’s Lawsuit Against Attorney General James

    New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement after a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York dismissed a lawsuit filed by Donald J. Trump and the Trump Organization seeking to stop her investigation into his and the Trump Organization’s financial dealings: “Time and time again, the courts have made […]

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  9. 23 mai 2022 Senior Russian Diplomat at U.N. Defects

    Russia’s counsellor to the United Nations in Geneva has resigned, the most senior diplomat to defect since his country’s invasion of Ukraine began in February, according to an exclusive report by UN Watch, an independent non-governmental human rights organization based in Geneva. “Never have I been so ashamed of my country,” wrote Boris Bondarev, in a statement […]

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    18 mai 2022 Attorney General James Launches Investigations Into Social Media Companies for Role in Buffalo Attack

    Investigations Will Focus on Platforms Shooter Used to Plan, Promote, and Stream the Attack New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that her office is launching investigations into social media companies in connection with the terror attack in Buffalo that claimed 10 lives and wounded three individuals. The investigations will look into the social media […]

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