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New York Court of Appeals
In a rare move, the American Bar Association has filed an amicus brief with the New York Court of Appeals in an appeal stemming from the Coudert Brothers LLP’s bankruptcy. The ABA has taken the stand in support of the…>read moreNo Comment May 6, 2014
In their civil suit against former American International Group CEO Maurice Greenberg, the office of the New York Attorney General is dropping a claim for damages. The decision was made to expedite the suit against Greenberg, who is being charged…>read more1 Comment April 26, 2013
On Tuesday, the New York State Court of Appeals overturned the 2007 conviction of Edgar Morales, a Bronx gang member on state terrorism charges. Morales was prosecuted over a 2002 shooting at a church, killing a 10-year-old girl and paralyzing…>read moreNo Comment December 12, 2012
On Tuesday, the New York State Court of Appeals rejected the petition of a convicted murderer for a new trial, in spite of claims that a juror had fallen asleep during jury deliberations. The appellate court found that the trial…>read moreNo Comment October 31, 2012
The New York Court of Appeals has upheld the reversal of a $20.5 million verdict, ruling that the estate of a smoker who died of lung cancer could not assert a negligent product design claim against two cigarette makers based…>read moreNo Comment December 17, 2008