New York Court of Appeals RoundupLynn K. Neuner and William T. Russell Jr. , New York Law Journal
'Matter of Avella v. City of New York': A Review
In their New York Court of Appeals Roundup, Lynn K. Neuner and William T. Russell Jr. discuss an appeal arising out of the proposed development at the former Shea Stadium site. The majority ruled that the development known as "Willets West" cannot proceed because the legislature has not clearly and expressly provided that the parkland underlying the development site can be freed from serving as a park space, as is required under the public trust doctrine, while Chief Judge Janet DiFiore reached the opposite conclusion.
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