New York State Court Of Appeals

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Court Of Appeals Declines To Hear Challenge To MTA Payroll Tax

New York’s Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, declined Tuesday to hear a challenge to the commuter tax, letting the tax stand in downstate counties.

01/14/2014

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De Blasio Sweet On Bloomberg’s Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

The Democratic mayoral hopeful has been a critic of some of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s policies, but agrees with the mayor on one controversial issue.

10/18/2013

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Fear Of Frogs Leads To $1.6 Million Jury Verdict For Upstate Man

An upstate New York man won a $1.6 million jury verdict, after suing over a development near his home that left his property full of frogs – which he is afraid of.

04/08/2013

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Appeals Court Rules NYCHA Can Evict Tenants Who Violate Income Requirement

The ruling from the New York State Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s ruling that the drastic penalty was likely to leave a woman and her three young children homeless.

02/14/2013

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Appeals Court Rules Negligence Lawsuit Against LI Gym Can Proceed

Even though state law requires New York health clubs to have defibrillators and staff trained in their operation, they aren’t required to actually use them on a stricken patron, the state’s highest court ruled Thursday.

02/07/2013

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New York State Court Of Appeals Announces New Online Database

The New York State Court of Appeals has announced plans for an online service, which will offer access to documents through a searchable database for the first time.

01/20/2013

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High New York State Court Refuses To Hear Challenge To Gay Marriage

The fight over gay marriage rights in the state of New York is officially over, after the state’s highest court refused to hear a challenge by opponents.

CBS New York–10/23/2012