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Congressional and state senate primary to be held August 23rd, judge rules
The original date was June 28. The order came after the Court of Appeals threw out New York’s congressional and state senate redistricting maps.
Apr 29, 4:46 PM
Death Of Trailblazing Judge Devastates Friends, Colleagues
While some could not believe speculation that she killed herself, a friend said Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam was struggling with pressure.
Updated: Dec 15, 2017 12:24 PM
High Court Rules The City Can Be Sued For Failing To Redesign Streets With Chronic Speeding
The decision ends an 11-year lawsuit by the family of a young boy struck on a notorious Brooklyn street by a speeding, unlicensed driver.
Updated: Jan 6, 2017 3:33 PM
Court Affirms It's Completely Legal To Swear Loudly At Police
So long as the cussing doesn't become a "potential or immediate public problem."
Updated: Jun 28, 2015 7:38 PM
Happy Wednesday: It's Now Legal To Be Annoying! ;)
The line between annoyance and harassment is a thin one indeed, only now, one of those things is perfectly acceptable behavior in the eyes of the law.
Updated: May 14, 2014 4:28 PM
NYC Wants To Appeal The Ban On Bloomberg's "Unconstitutional" Soda Ban
NYC wants the Court of Appeals to expedite the appeal.
Updated: Aug 5, 2013 2:20 PM
Lap Dances Are NOT Art, Says NY's Highest Court
We can only hope that the Albany-area nightclub will take this fight to the Supreme Court.
Updated: Oct 23, 2012 2:45 PM
Woman Who Hasn't Paid Rent For 9 Years Can't Be Evicted From This Sweet Brooklyn Loft
Gowanus artist Margaret Maugenest hasn't paid rent for the loft she lives and works in since 2003—and yesterday the Court of Appeals said her landlord can't evict her for it.
Updated: Jun 8, 2012 10:59 AM
Court: Rent Stabilized Tenants Paying Under $1,000/Month Will Have To Pay Increases
"The Rent Is..." The NY State Court of Appeals has decided
Updated: Mar 25, 2011 4:49 PM
Failure To Yell "Fore" Is Not Grounds For Lawsuit
On a day when President Obama signed the Don't Ask Don't
Updated: Dec 22, 2010 4:25 PM
Rent Stability Returns to Stuy-Town!
It's a New Year's miracle! After being unable to rent vacant
Updated: Dec 31, 2009 12:50 PM
Court Upholds Benefits for Same-Sex Marriages Performed Out of State
In a 4-3 decision, New York State's highest court rejected a
Updated: Nov 19, 2009 4:58 PM
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