In his New York Practice column, Albany Law School professor Patrick M. Connors writes: Viewing the landscape of New York procedure before the CPLR took effect, it is apparent that it has achieved the goal of modernizing civil practice. The road has, however, been a bumpy one and there are certainly many shortcomings with our current system.
The CPLR Turns 50! Taking Stock of Good, Bad and Ugly
New York Law Journal
September 11, 2013