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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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Anti-double dipping rule set for argument

The New York State Court of Appeals on Tuesday will hear arguments in the case of three state Supreme Court justices who are challenging a policy that won’t let them stay on the bench after they turn 70, collecting a ...

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