Though the NYPD denied a Muslim student's request for surveillance records by refusing to acknowledge their existence, a state judge said he would not adopt the federal legal doctrine allowing such a response.
Samir Hashmi, Petitioner v. New York City Police Department, and Raymond Kelly in his official capacity as Commissioner of the New York City Police Department, Respondents, 101560/2013
NYPD Motion to Dismiss FOIL Request Under Federal Doctrine Is Denied
The People of the State of New York, Respondent v. Sean Thomas, Defendant-Appellant, 1463/12
Absent Jury Charge Leads Panel to Upset Conviction
In the new reality of an ever-changing legal landscape, many attorneys are choosing an entrepreneurial path. However, without the infrastructure and mentoring system of larger firms, many new solos and small-firm attorneys need guidance on some of the basics of the practice of law. Into the breach steps the New York Law Journal's third annual "How-To Guide."