ISSUE GUIDE

 

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"Year in Review 2016" Outline by Court with Links to Decisions



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 60 March 2019



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 59 February 2019



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 58 January 2019



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 57 December 2018



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 56 November 2018



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 55 October 2018



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 54 September 2018



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 53 August 2018 



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 52 July 2018  [Current Issue]



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 51 June 2018 



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 50 May 2018 



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 49 April 2018 



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 48 March 2018 



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 47 February 2018



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 46 January 2018 



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 45 December 2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 44 November 2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 43 October 2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 42 September2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 41 August 2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 40 July 2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 39 June 2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 38 May 2017



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 37 April 2017 



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Products Liability--Scarangella Defense Not Triggered

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 36 March 2017



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Citizen Review Board Has Standing To Seek Compliance with Police Review Procedures

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 35 February 2017



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Prohibition Is Proper Remedy for Judge's Evidentiary Error in a Criminal Trial

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 34 January 2017



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Expert Opinion Notice Insufficent, Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict Overturned

Appellate Division Digest

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 33 December 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: City Liable for Speeding Accident, Did Not Implement Traffic-Calming Measures

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 32 November 2016 



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Shaken Baby Syndrome Called Into Question

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 31 October 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Appellate Division Applied Wrong Test for the Motion to Set Aside the Verdict As a Matter of Law

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Issue 30 September 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: To Be Entitled to Summary Judgment in an Accident Case, Plaintiff Must Demonstrate Freedom from Comparative Fault

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

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Issue 29: August 2016 



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Partner with No Biological or Adoptive Relationship with Child Has Standing to Petition for Custody

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

Issue 28: July 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Prejudgment Interest Does Not Run from Date of Liability Stipulation

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article---Environmental Law---A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Mandatory Building Energy Rating and Disclosure Policies in the Northeast---Gregg Freeman

Issue 27: June 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: NYC Stop and Frisk Prohibition Upheld

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Supreme Court Dramatically Restricts Protection from Unreasonable Search and Seizure

 

 

Issue 26: May 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Physicians Can Be Prosecuted for Providing Aid-In-Dying

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Public Trust Doctrine---Suit by Young People Arguing Harm to the Environment Is a Violation of a Public Trust Survives Motion to Dismiss---Decision by Oregon Magistrate Judge

 

 

Issue 24: March 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Fraud Causes of Action Stemming from Mortgage-Backed Securities Dismissed

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Commentary---Supreme Court Plays Politics with the Clean Power Plan---Patrick Parenteau

 

 

Issue 25: April 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Father Deemed to Consent, On His Infant Son's Behalf, to the Recording of Threats Made Against His Son

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Transcript of Video--Ice Melt, Sea Level Rise and Superstorms...---James Hansen

 

 

Issue 23: February 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Medical Malpractice, Defense Expert Affidavits Re: Proximate Cause of Plaintiff's Injury Should Have Been Accepted in Support of Defendant Chiropractor's Motion for Summary Judgment

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Excerpt from DOJ's Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department

Animal Law and Ethics---The Dairy Industry in New York and Sweden Compared---Gregg Freeman

 

Issue 22: January 2016



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Caterers Who Refused to Allow Same-Sex Marriage Committed an Unlawful Discriminatory Practice

 

Appellate Division Digest

 

Issue 21: December 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Doctors Owe Duty of Care to Person Injured by Patient Given Disorienting Drugs

 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

Issue 20: November 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Standing Criteria for Petitioning for Review of Municipal SEQRA Rulings Clarified

 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

Issue 19: October 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: SAFE Act Restrictions on Ownership of Assault Rifles and Ammunition Feeding Devices Constitutional

 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

Issue 18: September 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Question of Fact Whether City Liable for Shooting by an Off-Duty Police Officer Under Negligent Hiring, Retention and Supervision Theory

 

Appellate Division Digest

 

 

Issue 17: August 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Suit by At Will Employee Alleging Employer Fraudulently Induced Employee to Accept the At Will Employment Allowed to Proceed

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

Issue 16: July 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Request to Unseal Grand Jury Minutes Re: the Death of Eric Garner, Who Was Unarmed, at the Hands of the Police, Who Were Not Indicted, Properly Denied

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

Issue 15: May-June 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: New York Can Issue a License to Practice Law to an Undocumented Immigrant Authorized to Be in the US by the Deferred Action for Childood Arrivals Policy

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

Issue 14: March-April 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Artist's Taking Photos Through Apartment Windows Did Not Violate Subjects' Right to Privacy--Art Is Exempt from the Reach of the Civil Rights Law

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

Issue 13: January-February 2015



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Consideration of Evidence Submitted with Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Cause of Action

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

 

 

Issue 12: November-December 2014



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Civil Rights/False Arrest/Excessive Force/Retaliation for Protected Speech

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Report Excerpt: What We Know: The Reality, Risks and Response to Climate Change

 

Issue 11: September-October 2014



In this issue: 

Featured Decision: Continuous Treatment Doctrine

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article: The Department of Defense Recognizes the Catastrophic Effects of Climate Change in a Recent Report

 

Issue 10: July-August 2014



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article: The Latest Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: The Debate About Fracking in New               York Should Be Over

Article: The Senate Judiciary Committee Endorsed a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United and                       McCutcheon

 

Issue 9: May-June 2014



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article: Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Drilling Waste Pollutes New York's Allegany State Park: Fourth Department Upholds    Department of Environmental Conservation's Authority to Impose Sanctions Against the Responsible Corporation--Gregg Freeman

 

Issue 8: March-April 2014



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article (Excerpt): “How to Destroy a Planet Without Really Trying” -Noam Chomsky

Article: The Obama Administration’s Proposal Re: the Bulk Collection of Americans’

            Telephony Metadata

Issue 7: January-February 2014



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article: U.S. Government Agency: The Bulk Collection of Americans' Phone Records Is Not Authorized under Section                  215 of the Patriot Act

Article: U.S. State Department: The Devastating Effects of Climate Change Are Evident Now, Are Caused by                                  Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Are Already Catastrophic

Issue 6: November-December 2013



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article - Opposing Rulings on the Constitutionality of the Collection of Every American’s Phone Records

Article - Intergenerational Justice, Human Rights, and the “Public Trust” Doctrine Applied to Climate Change 

Issue 5: September - October 2013



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article - Would The Proposed “Sensenbrenner/Leahy” Amendments to Section 215 of The Patriot Act (50 USC 1861)                   Stop The On-Going Blanket Collection of All Americans’ Phone Records?”

Article “To Prevent Climate-Change Catastrophe, 80% of The Known Reserves of Fossil Fuels Must Stay in The                             Ground---Debate Over Fracking in New York Should be Over"

Issue 4: July - August 2013



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article - The House Committee’s Hearing on The NSA’s Collection of Phone-call Meta-Data

Article - A New Book Explains Another Consequence of The Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Deposits For The Production of Natural Gas---The Massive Use And Contamination of Water

Issue 3: May - June 2013



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article - New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department Upholds Town Ordinance Banning Fracking

Article - Some Courts are Acting to Protect Our Expectation of Privacy in Our Electronic Communications and in Our

    Daily Physical Movements

Issue 2: March - April 2013



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article - New York Polluter, After a Jury Trial, Convicted of Federal Environmental Crimes

Article - A New Report Forces Us To Face How the "War on Terror" Has Weakened the "Rule of Law"

Issue 1: January - February 2013



In this issue: 

Appellate Division Digest

Court of Appeals Digest

Article - Federal Courts Reject Efforts to Curb Water Pollution

Article - How Lawyers Defeated Efforts to Eliminate Habeas Corpus

 

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