Naturally, one might think that a Supreme Court decision involving the tolling of statutes of limitations would be dull. Yet, in Artis v. District of Columbia, 583 U.S. ___ (2018), a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Ginsberg (Decision), the interpretation ...Read More »
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 »
While the 2017 season has certainly been a pleasant surprise thus far for the Buffalo Bills and their fans—including a huge upset victory this weekend in Atlanta—off the field, the Bills were recently handed a loss at the hands of ...Read More »
The saga between Tiffany and Co., the luxury manufacturer and retailer of jewelry and other goods, and Costco, the wholesale giant, began in November 2012 when a Costco customer informed Tiffany that she was disappointed to see that Costco was ...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 »
A recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court has redefined guidance to employers dealing with employees’ requests for pregnancy accommodations. In its decision, the Supreme Court criticized the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for changing its long-standing guidance without adequate explanation, ...
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Last week the Court of Appeals issued a decision that ended more than 30 years of contentious and prolific litigation surrounding the estate of Sylvan Lawrence, In re Lawrence, 2014 NY Slip. Op. 07291 (Oct. 28). The last decade of ...Read More »