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Appeals Court Overturns Misconduct Conviction Against Former Hackensack Police ChiefFriday's ruling reversed those convictions and also upheld a lower court judge's decision reversing separate misconduct convictions.
Appeals Court Overturns Woman's Conviction In Brutal Murder Of Bronx GrandmotherA New York appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a woman found guilty in the gruesome murder of an elderly Bronx grandmother.
Court Rejects City's Appeal To Get Stop-And-Frisk Ruling TossedThe city had argued that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision to remove federal Judge Shira Scheindlin meant it should also nullify her rulings.
Appeals Court Blocks Stop-And-Frisk Changes, Removes Judge From CaseThe judge had ruled that police officers violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of people by wrongly targeting black and Hispanic men with its stop-and-frisk program.
Top NY Court Will Review Bloomberg's Large Sugary Drinks BanThe Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in July.
Court Upholds Limit On Number Of Art Vendors In City ParksThe city said the parks had become too crowded. But the lawsuit argued that greenmarket and holiday commercial vendors create more congestion in the parks than the artists.
City Continues Push To Allow Large Sugary Drinks Ban To Take EffectA state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel last week said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban and said it didn’t believe sugary drinks were "inherently harmful."
Court Rules Some Emergency Contraception To Be Available Without RestrictionsThe 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a brief order Wednesday. The court said it would allow two-pill versions of emergency contraception to be sold without restrictions while it decides the merits of the federal government's appeal of a lower-court ruling.
Court Throws Out $7.7 Million Jury Award For PATH Station FallSoma Mandal was on her way to work at a New York City hospital when she slipped on wet floor mats at the Pavonia station. She sued the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Modern Facilities Services cleaning company.
N.J. Appeals Court To Rule On Whether Environment Dept. Should Look Out For BusinessA New Jersey appeals court heard arguments on Monday on a case asking whether the state Department of Environmental Protection should look out for the interests of business as well as the environment.
Appeals Court Leaning Toward Reversing Ruling Allowing For Worship In NYC SchoolsNo ruling has been issued, but a federal appeals panel signaled Monday that it was leaning toward reversing a decision by a lower court that allowed for after-hours worship services in New York City public schools.
New Trial Granted For Former White Plains Mayor Adam BradleyFormer White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley, who stepped down after what he called an unjust domestic violence conviction, won a new trial Wednesday from an appeals court.
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