New York State Court Of Appeals
An animal rights group seeking legal personhood for chimpanzees will not be getting a hearing in the highest court in New York State.
There are about 38,000 registered sex offenders in New York.
Major grand jury reforms proposed Tuesday by the New York State Appeals Court chief judge include releasing records of closed-door proceedings when nobody is charged.
The highest court in New York state ruled Tuesday that state law is what determines where sex offenders can live.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.