In their Eastern District Roundup, Harvey M. Stone and Richard H. Dolan, partners at Schlam, Stone & Dolan, report on decisions including Judge Joseph F. Bianco ruling that Section 1983 claims were barred by the Eleventh Amendment and the Rooker-Feldman doctrine and Judge Denis R. Hurley's finding on sanctions for fees and costs, and apportionment of liability, among plaintiff and his two counsel, in connection with a frivolous appeal to the Second Circuit.
'Serious Injury' Claim, Sanctions Award for Frivolous Appeal
New York Law Journal
March 9, 2012
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