Happy now? Bronx zoo elephant deemed 'not a person' by the state
Lawyers for Happy argued the solitary elephant was being confined illegally
Jun 14, 12:49 PM
NY's top court rejects congressional district maps, primaries likely delayed
The decision is a major setback for Democrats that could potentially sway the balance of power in Congress
Updated: Apr 27, 3:08 PM
Appeals court tosses NY congressional districts, saying Dems gerrymandered
Now it will be up to New York’s top court to issue a final decision as Democrats appeal. The decision could sway the balance of power in Congress.
Apr 21, 7:35 PM
Shelly Skates: Appeals Court Overturns Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction
Federal appeals judges have overturned the 2015 conviction of former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver on corruption charges.
Updated: Dec 15, 2017 12:19 PM
NY's Top Court Halts Willets Point Mall Development
The judges said that the Bloomberg administration improperly signed off on the plan without seeking the state legislative approval needed when giving away parkland.
Updated: Jun 6, 2017 5:24 PM
Appeals Court Agrees: NYC Soda Ban Is Unconstitutional
Bloomberg called it a "temporary setback."
Updated: Jul 30, 2013 2:36 PM
Sorry, Bloomberg: Court Says Strict Homeless Shelter Law Is Still Illegal
Yesterday, an appeals court told the city that a controversial homeless shelter policy is still illegal.
Updated: Feb 15, 2013 1:36 PM
Appeals Court: Teacher's Sodomy Conviction Stands
Four years ago, a jury found a Montessori school teacher guilty
Updated: Apr 8, 2011 1:55 PM
Man Hit By Bus Loses Payout Because He Didn't Pay Attention
Flickr user ChrisGoldNY In 2009, Claude Williams was awarded $1.8 million
Updated: Mar 9, 2011 2:03 PM
Judge Denny Chin Confirmed To Appeals Court
Federal judge Denny Chin, known for sentencing Bernard Madoff to 150
Updated: Jun 28, 2011 12:23 PM
Hate Crimes Act Now Applies to Buildings, Not Just People
Adath Israel's interior via Facebook A building can be the target
Updated: Mar 30, 2010 4:03 PM
Federal Courts Rule Against Big Billboard!
According to Councilman Bill de Blasio, the billboard industry is "synonymous
Updated: Feb 3, 2010 5:44 PM
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