Michael A. Cardozo

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Civic Center »

Bloomberg's Top Lawyer Stepping Down

Corporation Counsel Michael Cardozo served under Mayor Michael Bloomberg during his 12-year tenure.

Civic Center »

Bloomberg Sues to Stop Police Bias Law, Saying it Overreaches

In a brief filed in state court, the mayor's office says state law preempts the City Council's law.

Civic Center »

City to Begin Appeal of Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Friday

The city will file a notice of appeal Friday against Monday's stop-and-frisk decision.

Midtown »

Woman Wounded in Empire State Building Shooting Sues City, NYPD Cops

Chenin Duclos, 32, is suing the city after she shot near the Empire State Building on Aug. 24.

East Harlem »

Liu Calls On City to Settle $250 Million Central Park Five Lawsuit

Comptroller John Liu says the city is at risk of paying more money if the case is not settled.

Manhattan »

City Argues Taxis are Exempt from Federal Disability Law

In an appeal hearing Thursday, the city said it is not obligated to force drivers to buy accessible cabs.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Gated Garden at Sutton Place to Become Public Park

One Sutton Place South has reached an agreement with the city to transform its private backyard into a new 10,000-square-foot waterfront park, city officials announced Tuesday.

Manhattan »

City Attorney to Push for Judge Raises in State Commission Hearing

Michael Cardozo, the city's top attorney, will argue for judicial salary increases on Wednesday.

Manhattan »

City Rejects 'Race-Based' FDNY Hiring Proposals

The city has rejected a federal judge's alternative hiring practices designed to combat racial discrimination in the FDNY.