New York Statutes
The Consolidated Laws of the State of New York are the codification of the permanent laws of a general nature of New York enacted by the New York State Legislature.It is composed of several laws, chap...
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Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River
The body of the first black woman to serve in New York's highest court is found in the Hudson River.
Capital punishment in New York
Capital punishment has not been used in New York State since 1963, when Eddie Mays was electrocuted at Sing Sing Prison. The state was the first to adopt the electric chair as a method of execution, w...
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Crime in New York
This article refers to the situation of crime in the state of New York.In 2012, there were 451,142 crimes reported in New York (state) including 686 murders.
In 2007 New York City had 494 reported...
Law enforcement in New York
Law enforcement in New York is the responsibility of a very large number of law enforcement agencies. Law enforcement is conducted by police departments, fire departments, sections of other government...
LGBT rights in New York
The U.S. state of New York has generally been seen as socially liberal in regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights. The advocacy movement for LGBT rights in the state has been dated...
New York State Legislature
The New York State Legislature is the two houses that act as the state legislature of the U.S. state of New York. The New York Constitution does not designate an official term for the two houses toget...
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Cornell Law School
Cornell Law School is the law school of Cornell University, a private Ivy League university located in Ithaca, New York. It is one of the five Ivy League law schools and offers three law degree progra...
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Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River
The body of the first black woman to serve in New York's highest court is found in the Hudson River.
New York energy law
New York energy law is the statutory, regulatory, and common law of the state of New York concerning the policy, conservation, taxation, and utilities involved in energy. Secondary sources have also ...
Moreland Act
The Moreland Act was an act passed by the New York Legislature and signed into law in 1907. It was introduced by Sherman Moreland, the Republican leader of the legislature. He proposed the act at the ...
Law enforcement in New York City
Law enforcement in New York City is carried out by numerous law enforcement agencies. New York City has the highest concentration of law enforcement agencies in the United States.As with the rest of t...
Albany Law School
73°46′38.40″W / 42.6523639°N 73.7773333°W / 42.6523639; -73.7773333Albany Law School is an ABA accredited law school based in Albany, New York.According to Albany Law School's...
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District Attorneys Association of the State of New York
The District Attorneys Association of the State of New York (DAASNY), previously the New York State District Attorneys Association (NYSDAA) was created in 1909 as a professional organization for prose...
Rockefeller Drug Laws
The Rockefeller Drug Laws are the statutes dealing with the sale and possession of "narcotic" drugs in the New York State Penal Law. The laws are named after Nelson Rockefeller, who was the state's go...
Robert Joseph Ward
Robert Joseph Ward (b. January 31, 1926, New York, NY, d. August 5, 2003, New York, NY) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Judge Ward recei...
Thomas and Wife v. Winchester
Thomas v. Winchester, 6 N.Y. 397 (1852), which established the "imminent danger to human life" doctrine, was at the head of the cases in assaulting the protective wall of privity in the tort field. Su...
New York Law Revision Commission
The New York State Law Revision Commission is the oldest continuous agency in the common law world devoted to law reform through legislation.
The Law Revision Commission was created by Chapter 597...
Chysky v. Drake Bros. Co.
Chysky v. Drake Bros. Co., 235 N.Y. 468, 139 N.E. 576 (1922), was a products liability case before the New York Court of Appeals. The Court held that a plaintiff cannot recover from a defendant based ...
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Empire Zone
An Empire Zone is an area of up to two non-contiguous miles, in which tax incentives are offered by the state of New York, under the Empire Zones Program. This program was designed to bring new busine...
People v. LaValle
People v. LaValle, 3 N.Y.3d 88 (2004), was a landmark decision by the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in the U.S. state of New York, in which the court ruled that the state's death penal...