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Election Law: Matter of Robert T. Stewart v. Chautauqua County Board of Elections

New York State Court of Appeals Election Law Ballots — Identifying Marks Matter of Robert T. Stewart v. Chautauqua County Board of Elections No. 79 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: Three related proceedings were commenced pursuant to Article 16 ...

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Brownfield Development: Matter of Lighthouse Pointe Property Associates LLC v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

New York State Court of Appeals Brownfield Development Matter of Lighthouse Pointe Property Associates LLC v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation No. 3 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: Lighthouse plans to redevelop land located along the Genesee ...

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Fraud: People v. Kisina

New York State Court of Appeals Fraud Definition of Records People v. Kisina No. 25 Appealed from the Second Department Background: The principal question presented at appeal is whether a physician can be found guilty of falsifying business records in ...

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Pleas: People v. Brown

New York State Court of Appeals Pleas Duress People v. Brown No. 28 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: The defendant, under indictment for one count of robbery in the third degree and one count of grand larceny in the ...

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Adoption: Petition to Vacate an Adoption Decree, in the Adoption of John Doe

New York State Court of Appeals Adoption Applicability of Best Interests Rule Petition to Vacate an Adoption Decree, in the Adoption of John Doe No. 20 Appealed from the First Department Background: The parties to the proceeding are former lovers ...

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Indictments: People v. Pierce

New York State Court of Appeals Indictments   Lesser Included Offenses People v. Pierce No. 27 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: A waiver of indictment and SCI were intended to effectuate a plea agreement between the prosecution and the ...

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