A few months ago, the New York State Court of Appeals answered the certified question, from the Federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, of whether “sections of the New York City Administrative Code preclude a plaintiff from bringing ...Read More »
A few weeks ago, the Federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit split with its sister circuits and ruled that the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) does not permit consumers to demand that they stop receiving automated calls ...Read More »
‘Tis the season to file tax certiorari Petitions in New York State. The filing deadline for seeking judicial review of assessments (July 31, 2016, in most jurisdictions) has recently passed. Yet your job is not over. Another deadline looms large, ...Read More »
Last month, attorneys representing the law firms DLA Piper, Millberg LLP, Paul Argentiera and Associates, Mathias Wexler Friedmann LLP, and individual attorneys (Attorney Defendants) before the Appellate Division, First Department, argued that the Attorney Defendants behaved appropriately during their representation ...Read More »
The daughter of the screenplay author for the Academy Award winning film “Raging Bull” has won by a split decision. Authors and other creators of copyrighted works also scored a major victory when the United States Supreme Court recently eliminated ...Read More »
As a direct result of the Sept 11, 2001, terror attacks, the New York State Legislature convened a special session within six weeks of the attacks to address criminal ramifications for terrorist acts. The Legislature decided that it needed to ...Read More »
The conviction of James Curley, a former Town of Ramapo police officer, was vacated by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit last week based upon a finding that the trial court abused its discretion. James was convicted in 2009 of stalking and harassing his wife ...
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