The Blackfeet Nation has entered into a ground-breaking agreement with neighboring Glacier County for fully reciprocal cross-deputization, a law enforcement pact that both parties called unprecedented. “This is truly a historic document,” Tribal Attorney Sandra Watts told the Blackfeet Business Council. “It goes beyond anything else in the nation. In
Last week in Noghrey v Town of Brookhaven, 2008 NY Slip Op 01314 the Second Department ordered a new trial in case where the plaintiff claimed that the Town’s rezoning constituted an unconstitutional taking of his property. A jury had found in favor of the plaintiff, the but Second Department
Beware you jet setting, international, super celebrities. Your days in your New York rent controlled or stabilized apartments may be numbered. This is the implication of the Court of Appeals’ decision yesterday in Katz Park Ave. Corp. v Jagger, 2008 NY Slip Op 07987. The case involved not Mic, but Bianca Jagger. Ms.
It isn’t often that elderly people get hauled into court and have to defend themselves against criminal charges, and thus, invoke their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. But there is another situation in which grandma’s liberty may be stake and where she may want to keep quite in court proceedings.
On Friday, in the first ruling of its kind, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department gave legal recognition to a gay marriage from another jurisdiction. The other jurisdiction was Canada, and the Court gave recognition to the marriage under the State’s longstanding “marriage recognition rule” – Martinez v County of Monroe,