New York Court of Appeals

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NY Court: Medical Examiners Don’t Have To Return All Organs

The case involves a Staten Island couple who buried their 17-year-old son after a 2005 car crash, not knowing his brain had been removed.

06/10/2015

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N.Y. Court Of Appeals Considers Whether Police Lies Were Coercion

The judges on New York’s highest court grilled prosecutors and defense lawyers Tuesday in trying to determine when police go too far in lying to suspects.

01/14/2014

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N.Y.’s Highest Court To Decide If Strip Club’s Lap Dances Should Be Tax Exempt

Is it high-brow art or a lewd side show? On Wednesday, the state’s highest court was taking on tax breaks … and lap dances. The question is: does exotic dancing qualify as a performing art?

09/05/2012