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Michael Wechsler
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Several significant New York City Local Laws have been known for being excessively costly, unrealistic, and providing limited value and returns. Among the most notorious are the Local Law 11 (FISP: Facade Inspection Safety Program), 126 and 97 dealing with garages, elevators, carbon emissions...
Michael Wechsler
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President Obama was emotional in sharing his “Commonsense Steps to Keep Guns Out of the Wrong Hands” plan. The State of the Union blog conspicuously proclaimed that the key to curb gun violence is through background checks for firearms sales. But do these words carry any firepower or is the...
Michael Wechsler
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I remember meeting esteemed attorney and New York City Mayor Ed Koch in 1998 on the set of the popular Law TV show, "The People's Court." He was quite receptive and I recall being quite surprised at how much taller he was in person than he appeared to be on live television. It was unexpected to...
Michael Wechsler
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A user of Google Glass was allegedly removed from an Ohio movie theater and interrogated for several hours under suspicion of bootlegging a film. The moviegoer was wearing Google Glass with prescription lenses, an option that Google said would become readily available when the beta product would...
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