Monthly Archive: October 2016

Survey: 2015 Civil Practice

Survey: 2015 Civil Practice

Michael Anthony Bottar reviews the developments in New York Civil Practice during 2015. Bottar surveys five statutory reforms, material changes to the Office of Court Administration (OCA) rules, and various case law developments under...

Survey: 2015 Business Associations

Survey: 2015 Business Associations

Sandra S. O’Loughlin and Christopher J. Bonner review developments in New York Business Association law in 2015. Their review focuses on the major changes made to New York’s LLC law, as well as a...

Survey: 2015 Administrative Law

Survey: 2015 Administrative Law

Rose Mary Bailly and William P. Davies review the developments in New York Administrative Law during 2014–2015. For judicial developments, the authors review: (A) the due process rights of an incapacitated parolee; (B) the...

New York State Senate Passes Bill to Accommodate Ride Sharing Apps, but the Assembly Will Not Follow

New York State Senate Passes Bill to Accommodate Ride Sharing Apps, but the Assembly Will Not Follow

—by S. Alex Berlucchi Sources: S.B. 4280, 238th S. Sess., 2015-2016 Reg. Sess. (N.Y. 2016); Mike McAndrew, Senate Passes Uber in Upstate NY Bill, but Assembly Expected to Balk, Syracuse.com, 1, 1 (June 17,...

Bill Introduced to Prevent Sex Offenders from Playing Virtual Reality Games

Bill Introduced to Prevent Sex Offenders from Playing Virtual Reality Games

—by Will Kilgore Sources: S.B. 8174, 238th S. Sess., 2015–2016 Reg. Sess. (N.Y. 2016); N.Y. Penal Law § 65.10 (McKinney 2016). Abstract: New York Senator Jeffrey Klein introduced Senate Bill 8174 to prohibit sex...

California Passes Bill to Protect Sexual Assault Victims

California Passes Bill to Protect Sexual Assault Victims

—by Astrid Quiñones Source: Sex Crimes: Mandatory Prison Sentence, California, Assembly Bill No. 2888, https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160AB2888 Abstract: In response to the Brock Turner case, California enacted legislation to disallow probation and provide a mandatory minimum...

Recently Introduced Bill Provides Data Breach Insurance Tax Credit

Recently Introduced Bill Provides Data Breach Insurance Tax Credit

—by Adam Koulish H.R. 6032, 114th Cong. (2016) (as referred to H.R. Comm. on Ways and Means, Sept. 14, 2016). Cybersecurity Framework FAQs Framework Basics, Nat’l Inst. of Standards and Tech. (last visited Sept. 25,...