Month: May 2011

Survey: 2010 Trusts and Estates

Martin W. O’Toole provides an update of Trusts and Estates law from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  This article discusses recent legislation, regulatory announcements, along with federal and New York case law. View Full PDF. Martin W. O’Toole

Posted in Survey of New York Law, Trusts and Estates

Survey: 2010 Health Law

Kirsten Lerch and Edward McArdle provide an update on Health Law in the state of New York between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. At the federal level, historic health legislation reform that should provide access to affordable and

Posted in Health Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2010 Labor and Employment

Kerry Langan and Katerine Schafer provide an overview of Labor & Employment Law in the state of New York between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. This Survey year was highlighted by several significant legislative developments at both the

Posted in Labor and Employment Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2010 Zoning and Land Use

Terry Rice provides an overview of major developments in the areas of zoning enactments, zoning Boards of Appeal, enforcement, and standing in the state of New York between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. Click here for full PDF.

Posted in Survey of New York Law, Zoning and Land Use

Survey: 2010 Administrative Law

This Article reviews developments in administrative law and practice during 2009-2010 in the judicial and legislative branches of New York State government. Review of judicial activity focuses on eight decisions of the New York Court of Appeals. Review of legislative

Posted in Administrative Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2010 Business Associations

The period covered by this Survey saw a continuation of the trend by New York courts to treat limited liability companies (LLC) similarly to corporations, except in matters of dissolution when the owners are deadlocked. Overall, there was an abundance

Posted in Business Associations, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2010 Criminal Law

This Survey covers developments in criminal law and procedure in New York during the period of July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  The Survey encompasses decisions by the Court of Appeals (the “Court”) involving issues of criminal law and

Posted in Criminal Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2010 Environmental Law

This Article will discuss notable developments in the law relating to the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) for the survey period in 2010.  While early 2010 saw no major cases from the Court of Appeals or groundbreaking

Posted in Environmental Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2010 Evidence

For 2011, the editors have returned the Survey to its core function: providing a compendium of the statutory changes and case law developments for a one-year period, in this issue, July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010. In years past,

Posted in Evidence, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2010 Media Law

Roy Gutterman provides an update of Media Law between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. This year’s media law Survey covers defamation, invasion of privacy, and intellectual property disputes involving media ranging from newspapers, magazines and book publishers to

Posted in Media Law, Survey of New York Law