Eastern District Roundup

Court Rules on Civil Rights, Severance of a Criminal Case and VARA Claims

, New York Law Journal


In their Eastern District Roundup, Harvey M. Stone and Richard H. Dolan review the dismissal of civil rights and related claims by international airline passengers because they were preempted by the Montreal Convention, an order for severance in a two-defendant criminal case to prevent the risk of severe prejudice to one, and a ruling on various claims in an action for damages under the Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990.

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