Month: May 2012

Survey: 2011 Administrative Law

This article reviews developments in administrative law and practice during 2011 in the judicial, executive, and legislative branches of New York State government. It was a busy year for administrative law. This discussion focuses on twelve decisions announced by the

Posted in Administrative Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Business Associations

The period covered by this Survey was marked by significant decisions, of which Kirschner v. KPMG LLP, discussed under the topic of Agency below, seems to the authors to be especially worth discussing at length and in detail. View Full

Posted in Business Associations, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Civil Practice

Between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011, New York’s Court of Appeals and appellate divisions published hundreds of decisions that impact virtually all practitioners. These cases have been “surveyed” in this article, meaning that the author has made an

Posted in Civil Practice, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Criminal Law

This article, written by Erik Teifke, surveys of developments in New York State criminal law between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 includes all significant New York State Court of Appeals decisions and New York State laws enacted in

Posted in Criminal Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Environmental Law

Mark Chertok and Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz overview developments in the state of New York in the area of Environmental Law. This Article will discuss notable developments in the law relating to the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) for

Posted in Environmental Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Health Law

Kirsten Lerch and Kristy Fischmann provide an update on Health Law in the state of New York between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011. At the federal level, the historic challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Posted in Health Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Labor & Employment Law

Kerry Langan and Katerine Schafer provide an overview of Labor & Employment Law in the state of New York between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011. This Survey year was highlighted by several significant state and federal legislative and

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

Survey: 2011 Media Law

Roy Gutterman provides an update of Media Law between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011..  There was no shortage of interesting and novel cases with First Amendment implications this Survey year. State and federal courts in the jurisdiction took

Posted in Media Law, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Professional Responsibility

James Townsend provides an overview of Professional Responsibility in the state of New York between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011.  He discusses Advertising, Social Media, Cloud Computing, Electronic Communications, In-House Counsel Rules, Conflicts of Interest, Privilege, Fiduciary Obligations,

Posted in Professional Responsibility, Survey of New York Law

Survey: 2011 Tort Law

The Honorable John C. Cherundolo provides an overview of tort law in the state of New York through between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011.  This article discusses the areas of Labor Law, Municipal Liability, Motor Vehicle, and Premises

Posted in Survey of New York Law, Tort Law