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It’s Another World in There

Life in prison is different from life on the outside, to say the least. Two recent court decisions touched on aspects of these differences. An inmate who was serving a sentence for robbery applied to have his name changed and asked that the court filing fees be waived...

Careful! It Might Be Loaded!

Firearms have a long and illustrious history in this country. Two recent New York appellate court decisions add their own color to this history. In New York City, a former NYPD detective accidentally shot himself in the knee at a precinct station house. The detective...

Fresh Air & Exercise

Good health and exercise usually go hand-in-hand. But sometimes engaging in athletic activities can result in injury or even disability. Three recent court decisions highlight the law’s view of responsibility for risks from athletic activity. A high school...

No-Fault Divorce Doesn’t Necessarily Mean No-Trial

When the New York legislature passed a no-fault divorce statute (Domestic Relations Law §170) last summer, one of its goals was to cut down on lengthy and expensive litigation. Apparently one Essex County judge didn’t get this memo. Judith A. Strack filed for...

What is No-Fault Divorce?

On August 16, Governor Paterson signed the bill that will finally bring the state of New York’s divorce law up to speed with the 49 other states. Prior to the enactment of the new no-fault divorce provision, unhappily married individuals would only be granted a...

No-Fault Divorce No Longer a Problem for NY?

Thanks to the State Assembly’s approval of BILL NO A09753A, New York finally has the option of no-fault divorce just like the rest of the country. Under this amendment to NY Domestic Relations Law §170, the minimum requirement for divorce will be one spouse...
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