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Court of Appeals candidates rated

New York State Court of Appeals

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has issued ratings for candidates being considered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for appointment to the New York State Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. A total of 12 candidates were selected by the ...

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Court of Appeals reverses 10 cases at once

New York State Court of Appeals

In a single decision covering 10 separate cases, the state’s highest court has reversed lower court rulings in the Fourth and Second Departments, finding that the defendants did not properly waive their right to appeal. “In each appeal the order ...

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Gun conviction reversed

New York State Court of Appeals

New York state’s highest court has reversed an Appellate Division ruling and dismissed a weapon conviction. A police officer stopped a vehicle because his patrol car’s mobile data terminal (MDT) notified him that there was a “similarity hit,” indicating that ...

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Court of Appeals weighing double-dipping question

The lawyer for three judges challenging a state court policy designed to limit double-dipping claimed Tuesday that the rule doesn’t actually save the state any money. “The state pension fund is paying the pension,” plaintiffs’ attorney Robert A. Spolzino told ...

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