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New York court: Port Authority not liable for 1993 World Trade Center bombing

[JURIST] The New York Court of Appeals [official website] ruled Thursday that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey [official website] was not liable [text, PDF] for the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center (WTC), finding governmental … Continue reading

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Healthcare Association of New York State Wins Important Victory: Federal Court Permanently Enjoins New York from Implementing or Enforcing "Union Neutrality Law"

On September 7, 2011, following several years of litigation in the federal district court and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and a related case from California that was heard in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Hon. Neal P. McCurn, … Continue reading

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New York Labor Law 211-a (Labor Neutrality Statute) Preempted by NLRA

In Healthcare Association v. Cuomo, ___F. Supp. 2d___(N.D.N.Y. Sept. 7, 2011), the court in a 14 page decision held that New York's Labor Neutrality statute (Labor Law Sec. 211-a) was preempted by the NLRA. The court basically held that Congress… … Continue reading

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New York AG seeks dismissal of same-sex marriage lawsuit

[JURIST] New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman [official website] on Friday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the validity of the state’s newly passed Marriage Equality Act [text, PDF; JURIST report]. The initial complaint [text, PDF], filed by … Continue reading

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Why do uncontested divorces cost so much in New York State?

Many ills in this world can be blamed on lawyers. High insurance premiums and OJ Simpson's being set free after killing two innocent people are probably among them. However, the high costs of uncontested divorces in New York State are … Continue reading

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