New York's highest court unanimously ruled Oct. 20 that Alan Simon, justice of Spring Valley Vintage Court and Ramapo Town Court in Rockland County, was properly removed from office for displaying injudicious temperament.
Commercial Division Update columnists George Bundy Smith and Thoms J. Hall discuss spoliation and recent Commercial Division cases clarifying the scope of a litigant?s duty in the electronic discovery context and the sanctions imposed for a failure to preserve electronically stored information.
Appellate Division Review columnists E. Leo Milonas and Andrew C. Smith highlight two insurance law decisions addressing issues of first impression, as well as a case finding that pistol permit holders' names and addresses are public records and subject to disclosure of identity under the Freedom of Information Law absent individualized exceptions.
Getting convicted of a crime is terrible, in general. You have a criminal record. You might go to jail. You’ll probably owe a lot of money in court costs, attorney’s fees, and restitution or criminal fines. Those are the immediate and commonly-known after-effects of a criminal conviction. But there are also harsh collateral effects of […]
Catheter/Stent Left in Patient After Surgery Deemed Foreign Object, Not Fixation Device