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Short-Term Rental Ban Does Not Burden Rabbi's Religious Freedom

According to today's Savannah Morning News, a Savannah, Georgia state trial court judge has upheld against a religious freedom challenge Savannah's city ordinance prohibiting short-term vacation rentals in certain areas of the city.  Rabbi Arnold Belzer and his wife claim … Continue reading

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Post GDPR: ECHR Ruling Confirms the Prevalence of Freedom of Expression and Information Over the Right of Erasure

By Kristof Van Quathem and Anna Sophia Oberschelp de Meneses The European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”) decided on 28 June 2018 that the right to request the erasure of personal data on prior convictions, may be trumped by the right … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of Freedom of Speech in the Second Gilded Age

We are now well into America’s Second Gilded Age. The First Gilded Age was the era of industrial capitalism that begins in the 1870s and 1880s and continued through the first years of the 20th century, ultimately giving way to … Continue reading

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Article on Freedom of Disposition in American Succession Law

Robert H Sitkoff recently published an Article entitled, Freedom of Disposition in American Succession Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Law eJournal (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: The organizing principle of the American law of succession is… … Continue reading

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Correspondence exchanged between public officers and agencies and private consultants are within the ambit of the Freedom of Information Law

Correspondence exchanged between public officers and agencies and private consultants are within the ambit of the Freedom of Information LawRauh v de Blasio, 2018 NY Slip Op 03115, Appellate Division, First DepartmentThe editor of NYPPL has consistently opined that:1. The … Continue reading

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