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New York Court Of Appeals Signals Legislature To Review Video Teleconferencing At Criminal Trial
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Michael S. Quinn "Courtrooms . . . cannot sit idly by, in a cocoon of yesteryear, while society and technology race towards the next millennium." The next millennium is now. In 2004, Live Video Teleconferencing (VTC) testimony of an... Read More

John Castellano On The Legal Significance, Practical Impact Of People v. Ortega
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by John M. Castellano

In People v. Ortega [ enhanced version available to subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the New York Court of Appeals addressed for the first time in more than 50 years the admissibility of hearsay statements... Read More

NY's Top Court Upholds Columbia U. Expansion Plan
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALBANY, N.Y. - (AP) New York's top court has upheld a state redevelopment agency's use of eminent domain so Columbia University can expand its Ivy League campus over 17 acres in Manhattan's West Harlem neighborhood. The Court of Appeals... Read More

Golfer Blinded By Bad Shot Sues Pal For No 'Fore!'
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALBANY, N.Y. - (AP) Two doctors are playing golf on Long Island. One hits such a poor shot from the rough that it hits his partner, standing somewhere off to the side, in the head. Whose fault is that? New York's top court will hear arguments Tuesday... Read More