Court of Appeals January Session: Arguments of Interest for January 10, 2018

The Court of Appeals wraps up its January Session arguments on January 10, 2018 with cases that make the procedural geek in me smile. There are three cases on the argument calendar today (the Court's case summaries can be found here), two of which involve really interesting (to me at least) procedural issues about counterclaims …

Court of Appeals January Session: Arguments of Interest for January 9, 2018

The Court of Appeals is back for the final week of the January Session. There are only two days of argument this week, and three cases are on the docket today (the Court's case summaries can be found here). The Court will hear arguments on the following issues: (1) whether the Long Island Power Authority …

Court of Appeals January Session: Arguments of Interest for January 4, 2018

The Court of Appeals' January Session continues on Thursday, January 4, 2018, with three cases on the calendar (the Court's case summaries can be found here). The Court will hear arguments on the following issues: (1) when is a municipality an intended third-party beneficiary of a professional services contract between a professional and a property …

Court of Appeals January Session: Arguments of Interest for January 3, 2018

The Court of Appeals' January Session continues on January 3, 2018 with three cases on the argument calendar (the Court's case summaries can be found here). The Court will address the following issues today: (1) whether the New York City Housing Authority arbitrarily denied a son succession rights to his deceased mother's apartment after he …

Court of Appeals January Session: Arguments of Interest for January 2, 2018

Happy New Year! After about a six week layoff, the Court of Appeals' argument calendar resumes on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 for the first day of the January Session.  The Court will hear arguments today in four cases on the following issues: (1) what is the appropriate standard to be applied for disclosure of private …

Court of Appeals November Session: Arguments of Interest for November 16, 2017

The Court of Appeals' November concludes on Thursday, November 16, 2017, with three cases on the argument docket (the Court's case summaries can be found here). First on the calendar is a State Environmental Quality Review Act case, which asks whether the New York State Department of Health took a hard look at the potential …

Court of Appeals November Session: Arguments of Interest for November 15, 2017

The Court of Appeals' November Session continues at Court of Appeals Hall on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 with four cases on the argument docket (the Court's case summaries can be found here). First up is a certified question from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals involving reinsurance agreements.  Particularly, the Court of Appeals will hear …

Court of Appeals November Session: Arguments of Interest for November 14, 2017

The Court of Appeals returns to Albany for a one-week November Session beginning on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The Court will hear argument in four cases today. First on the argument calendar are two cases involving questions about how class actions should work in New York.  In the first, the Court is asked whether putative …

Court of Appeals October Session: Arguments of Interest for October 18, 2017

The Court of Appeals finishes up the October session arguments on Wednesday, October 18th with three cases on the calendar (the Court's case summaries can found here). First on the docket is a case asking whether one attempt at personal service of notices of violation on a property owner was enough of a reasonable attempt …

Court of Appeals October Session: Arguments of Interest for October 17, 2017

The Court of Appeals begins its second week of arguments for the October session on Tuesday, October 17th with three cases on its calendar (the Court's case summaries can be found here). First up is a criminal case asking whether a criminal defendant should have been entitled to a cross-racial identification jury charge at his …