This article is part of New York Law: A View From the Bench, a special section in the May issue of the NYSBA Journal edited by Court of Appeals Associate Judge Michael J. Garcia. Read Judge Garcia’s introduction to the section here. My colleagues have expertly captured the significance of New York law and recounted … Continued
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The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has convened a landlord-tenant working group that will help the state’s courts deal with an anticipated surge in landlord-tenant disputes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. With housing courts closed and a statewide moratorium on evictions in effect until Aug. 20, tenants and landlords are seeking alternative ways to … Continued
On May 10, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.30 invoking new powers from a law passed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic to temporarily suspend or modify laws necessary to assist or aid in coping with a declared State disaster emergency. On March 3, 2020, the Governor signed into law legislation that expanded his … Continued
As a junior attorney, I cherished my time as law clerk. I can only hope to provide my own court attorney the same challenging, thrilling, and rewarding experience that I had.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has extended his executive order for another 30 days that temporarily tolls all statutes of limitations during the coronavirus public health crisis. The latest order extends through June 6. Cuomo’s order tolls “any specific time limit for the commencement, filing, or service of any legal action, notice, motion, or other process or … Continued
Family mediation is less adversely impacted by court closures than litigation. It can be a useful problem-solving opportunity for divorcing couples regarding the arrangements for their children and their financial matters.
Skype for Business is the only supported video conferencing platform the New York state courts are authorized to use during the current pandemic.
On May 7, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.28 invoking new powers from a law passed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic to temporarily suspend or modify laws necessary to assist or aid in coping with a declared State disaster emergency. On March 3, 2020, the Governor signed into law legislation that expanded his … Continued
The interests of justice are not well served if New York law does not enjoy consistency in both state and federal courts. Fortunately, through use of the certification process, the Second Circuit and the Court of Appeals have minimized the possibility of competing views on New York law.
Members of the global business community regularly designate New York as the forum for resolving their disputes and select New York law as the governing law in their contracts in order to bring predictability and certainty to their commercial arrangements.